Postdoc in Hyperpolarized MR, Vanderbilt

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Posted: Aug 19, 2009

Postdoctoral position in hyperpolarized MR (two positions, available immediately)

Positions available for Postdoctoral Physicist, Chemist, Electrical Engineer or Biologist for in vivo and in vitro hyperpolarized and conventional multi-nuclear NMR at Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS)

About Varderbilt University and positions

  • Vanderbilt University is the only non-profit organization in top 100 US employer list
  • Unique methods of hyperpolarization and biomedical applications
  • Funded projects in area of molecular imaging of cancer
  • VUIIS aims to support and integrate advances in physics, engineering, chemistry, computing and other basic sciences for the development and application of new and enhanced imaging techniques to address problems and stimulate new research directions in biology and medicine, in health and disease
  • Collaborative research with other research and clinical programs
  • Opportunities for independent funding
  • Appointments 1-2 years with prospects
  • Excellent opportunity for candidates with high resolution NMR background to enter and build career in the field on biomedical Magnetic Resonance


Ph.D. degree, demonstrated evidence of strong scientific ability and publication record, excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to execute projects independently. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to novel experimental designs, to process and analyze data, to prepare and edit manuscripts, and to assist in training and supervising graduate students.

Contact information

CV inquiries to Eduard Chekmenev at and Kevin Waddell at

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