University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) is currently seeking a Medical Physicist to join Department of Diagnostic Radiology. The Medical Physicist, Diagnostic Radiology provides physics support for both preclinical and clinical environments of research involving studies using diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and MRI. This position will provide support for scientific, pulse sequence development, service, QA, and safety aspects of research studies in coordination with other personnel. Investigates equipment performance, organizes quality control in imaging systems, designs imaging, reconstruction, and post-processing techniques for various applications including MRI, MRS, and other advanced imaging techniques for diagnostic and interventional imaging purposes
Benefits: UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
* Design and develop software for medical diagnostic and clinical instrumentation, equipment, and procedures, using the principles of engineering and bio-behavioral sciences.
* Develop techniques to image various biological processes including metabolic changes through computer simulation, and pulse sequence development. Adapt or design computer hardware or software for medical science use.
* Diagnose and interpret imaging data, using signal processing techniques.
* Evaluate the safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of biomedical equipment.
* Advise and assist in the application of instrumentation in clinical environments.
* Write appropriate documentation describing protocols/standards for use of instrumentation that will include maintenance, calibration, and repair of specific sequences.
* Assist Principal Investigator (PI) with research efforts, share research findings by writing scientific articles or by making presentations at scientific conferences. Prepare reports or recommendations, based upon research outcomes.
* Assist undergraduate or graduate students or supervise their research when using research equipment.
* Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Master's degree in biomedical engineering, physics, electrical engineering or discipline appropriate to position required.
Experience: Five (5) years of related experience with at least three (3) year in specialization or directly related field. Preferred: Ph.D. degree in relevant field is preferred.
Other: No substitution of experience for minimum education requirement.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E3336G
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine - Diagnostic Radiology
Job Posting: Oct 30, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 137761
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.