Friday, September 19, 2014

PostDoc Position at Institut for Biomedical Engineering, ETH Zurich

From the Ampere Magnetic Resonance List


The Institute for Biomedical Engineering at the University and ETH Zurich in collaboration with the Laboratory of Physical Chemistry at ETH Zurich is offering following position:

Postdoctoral Fellow in Hyperpolarized Magnetic Resonance

Magnetic Resonance (MR) imaging is a prime diagnostic modality today. Despite its success, MR remains a relatively insensitive technique when probing nuclei other than protons. To this end, dissolution Dynamic Nuclear Polarization (DNP) methods have shown great promise to provide signal enhancements by orders of magnitude over short periods of time.

The position offered concerns further development and application of the dissolution DNP principle of various nuclei including carbon-13 and silicon-29. The project is embedded in a program aimed at developing novel methods to hyperpolarize and image the fate of metabolically active substrates and functionalized particles.

The University and ETH Zurich offer an international and stimulating research environment with first class infrastructure including the full range of clinical and experimental Magnetic Resonance systems as well as an excellent network of scientific and industrial partners.

Requirements
• PhD in physics, physical chemistry or biomedical engineering
• Fundamental knowledge of NMR, ESR, MRI, MRS
• Fluent in computer programming (Matlab, C)
• Interest in magnetic resonance hardware and experimentation
• Innovative spirit, team player

Contact:
Prof Dr Sebastian Kozerke
Institute for Biomedical Engineering 
University and ETH Zurich 
Gloriastrasse 35, 8092 Zurich
+41 44 632 3549 

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| Matthias Ernst | Phone: +41-44-632-4366 |
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