PhD Student Position in Cardiovascular MRI
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Job Title

PhD Student Position in Cardiovascular MRI

Job Description

UTAH CENTER FOR ADVANCED IMAGING RESEARCH (UCAIR), Department of Radiology. Our laboratory is seeking a highly-motivated graduate student for an NIH-funded project on cutting-edge MRI for assessment of cardiac fibrosis in patients with atrial fibrillation. Specific projects of interest will include cardiac T1 mapping for assessment of diffuse fibrosis, real-time cine MRI for assessment of cardiac function, cine DENSE MRI for assessment of cardiac strain, and other related cardiovascular MRI topics, including pulse sequence programming in the Siemens platform. UCAIR currently has ten Ph.D., five M.D., and 4 M.D./Ph.D. faculty members, eight postdocs, five staff members, and graduate students from bioengineering, physics, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, and medical informatics. UCAIR faculty have access to several MRI scanners (Two Siemens 3T Trios, Three Siemens 3T Verios, Two Siemens 1.5T Avantos, one Siemens 1.5T Aera, one Siemens 1.5T Espree, and one Bruker 7T small animal scanner), a full coil laboratory, a large network of UNIX/LINUX work stations and PCs, and access to the university supercomputing facilities. The University of Utah is an EEO/AA employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Required Experience

The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree in engineering or physics and be in a PhD program here at the University of Utah in engineering or physics. Experience in Fourier transform and Matlab and C++ programming a plus.

Start Date


How to Apply

Send a CV, a letter describing career goals and contact information to Daniel Kim.

Contact Information

Daniel Kim, PhD Associate Professor of Radiology Phone: (801) 587-3861 email: