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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biomedical Imaging, Vanderbilt University Medical Center – Nashville, TN

Posted by on Monday, June 27, 2022 in Job Opportunities .

The Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS) is seeking a postdoctoral research fellow for a 2-year mentored research training opportunity supported by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering. Faculty interests and resources are illustrated at, and we are currently seeking a candidate with an interest in developing and applying quantitative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) methods at 3T and 7T field strengths for clinical applications in neurology.

Ongoing projects of immediate interest include:

  • Development of structural and functional MRI of the thoracolumbar spinal cord for applications in multiple sclerosis and other neurological disorders
  • Studies of sex differences in imaging biomarkers of neurological disease pathology

Candidate Requirements

We seek qualified, motivated PhD science graduates (US citizens or permanent residents) from any discipline (physics, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, computer science, or a biological science). Strong candidates will be able to demonstrate their commitment to peer-reviewed research and effective communication through evidence of publications, presentations at scientific meetings, and prior grant funding or writing experience. Candidates should be interested in applying biomedical imaging to study diseases of the central nervous system.


Stipends vary depending on experience, and fringe benefits include payment of health insurance.

Contact Info. / Where to Apply / Required Application Documents (e.g. cover letter, CV)
Please send a CV, summary of research interests, and contact information for 2 references to Kristin O’Grady, PhD (

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