Colorado State University - Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Volumetric Musculoskeletal Imaging

Date Posted: 
February 14, 2014 - May 15, 2014

A post-doctoral position in musculoskeletal imaging is being offered with emphasis on optimizing volumetric imaging acquisition, development of novel imaging devices and use of volumetric imaging to enhance diagnosis. Specific existing research projects include statistical shape and density modeling of joints, contrast-enhanced CT imaging of articular cartilage metabolism, MR imaging of joints, contrast-enhanced CT imaging of soft tissues such as tendon and ligament, clinical imaging using CT and MRI, and PET imaging of soft tissues. Investigators are currently collaborating with research scientists at various universities and a private company to develop a new CT scanner for horses using cone beam technology. Future projects would include PET/CT imaging of musculoskeletal diseases, optimization of contrast CT methods and further development of imaging devices. Candidates should have a strong background in musculoskeletal imaging, optimization of imaging parameters and grantsmanship. Candidates will work closely with Principle Investigators, graduate students, surgical residents and students. Personal and professional commitment to diversity as demonstrated by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, service to the profession and/or diversity/inclusion activities.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae or resume, and three reference letters electronically to morna.mynard@colostate.edu. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. Applications should be received by March 2, 2014 to receive full consideration. For a detailed position description, please navigate to the following URL; http://www.cvmbs.colostate.edu/clinsci/open_positions.htm

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.