Medical Ultrasonics Laboratory, Aalto University

Location: Aalto, Finland

 

Job title:

Post-Doctoral Researcher in Quantitative Ultrasonics of the Brain

Location:

Medical Ultrasonics Laboratory, Aalto University, Finland

Full description of the position:

We are looking for a Post-Doctoral Researcher to work with quantitative ultrasonics to characterize brain activity. The specific research topic has a high level of novelty and the project is applied research with neuroscience questions. The new methods could lead to a variety of future applications in research and healthcare in the field of neuroscience.

 

Your background and expertise:

As an ideal candidate you have a PhD or you are completing it by the end of 2021. You have a strong background in quantitative ultrasonics employing single channel or multichannel systems. You should have a strong capability to design and conduct experimentation related to quantitative ultrasonics as well as a strong skill set in signal analysis. The candidate is expected to be familiar with modern methods applied in contact or air ultrasonics, preferably applied for material or tissue characterization. While not mandatory, a bonus is to have knowledge or experience in human neuroscience or electronics.

Ideally, you are a strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills. You are capable of managing your own workload and can work both independently and as a part of the team. You are expected to contribute to instructing PhD students. Therefore, we expect successful supervison experience or potential to supervise successfully.

You demonstrate a high level of enthusiasm and commitment to the highest level academic research with ambitious goals and you have published high-impact research.

 

What we offer:

You demonstrate a high level of enthusiasm and commitment to the highest level academic research with ambitious goals and you have published high-impact research. You will work along with 10-15 other researchers from Medical Ultrasonics Laboratory (MEDUSA) (main site of your research) and Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering (NBE), Aalto University and Oxford University Hospitals. MEDUSA's research is currently funded by Academy of Finland, Business Finland, EU and NBE.

 

The salary level is fixed to departmental levels based on career stage starting from 3810€ per month for a Post-doc. While you are funded for 1-2 years for a dedicated project, we expect you to apply your own academic funding for further research.

 

How to apply?

Please, submit your application through this website: https://aalto.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/aalto/job/Otaniemi-Espoo-Finland/Post-Doctoral-Researcher-in-Quantitative-Ultrasonics-of-the-Brain_R31883-2

Keywords: ultrasonics, neuroscience, measurement, signal analysis

For more information

Please contact Prof. Heikki Nieminen, the Head of MEDUSA by email: heikki.j.nieminen@aalto.fi and in application process related questions HR Coordinator Noora Koskivaara noora.koskivaara@aalto.fi. To learn more about our lab, please visit http://medusa.aalto.fi.

 

 

 

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