The Bio Medical Engineering and Imaging Institute (BMEII) at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is seeking a motivated Postdoctoral Fellow to develop and apply novel MRI techniques in neuroimaging.

About the position:

  • This is an excellent opportunity to conduct innovative MR research as a member of a team of technical and clinical experts with access to state-of-the-art imaging equipment housed at the Hess Center for Science and Medicine in New York City.
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  • The position will be in the Neuroimaging group jointly mentored by Dr. Prate Balchandani and Dr. Xiang Xu
  • The candidate will primarily work on development of chemical exchange saturation transfer MRI techniques to image glucose and its derivatives in neurodegenerative diseases at 7T and 3T.
  • The work will consist of MR pulse sequence design and implementation, image acquisition on patients and healthy volunteers and post-processing of imaging data.
  • The postdoctoral fellow is also encouraged to develop her/his own research projects within the mission areas of the BMEII

Eligibility Criteria:   

The applicant should have a PhD in one of the following:

  • Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science or a related field. Demonstrated research experience and publication records are necessary. Experience with Siemens IDEA and ICE environments is preferred. S

How to apply:

  • The postdoctoral position at BMEII is a full-time research position. Initial appointment will be for one year with renewable appointments for subsequent years.
  • Interested individuals should send a CV, a brief statement of interests, and a list of referees to Dr. Prate Balchandani (
  • The position is immediately available until filled.
Quick Overview:
Organization Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Type of position Postdoctoral
Country United states
Subject areas Biomedical Engineering and Neuroimaging
Deadline Until fulfilled

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