Postdoctoral Fellow in Biomedical Imaging

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About The University

The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university. It was named one of the world's most beautiful college campuses. Alumni from the lab have won prestigious awards and received multiple job offers from top research institutes and medical imaging companies in the US and their home countries.

Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati, College of Engineering and Applied Science invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in biomedical imaging. The successful candidate will join the Emission Tomography Imaging Lab in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, which has close collaboration with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Yale PET Center, and the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center. The position is designed to train recent graduates through working on exciting research projects to develop image reconstruction and image analysis techniques in multimodality imaging including PET/CT, SPECT/CT, and PET/MRI with a focus on integrating machine learning techniques. The appointment will be two years from the date of hire with a possibility of extension. 

Required Education

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in biomedical/electrical engineering, medical physics, physics, or a related engineering or science discipline.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Proven expertise in MATLAB, C/C++ and/or Python programming and skills working with Linux and Windows workstations are required.
  • Demonstrated experience with tomographic imaging and reconstruction, machine learning with a focus on medical imaging, and programming with one or more of the major deep learning packages (PyTorch, TensorFlow, Caffe, etc.) is desired.


Application Process

Please upload the following under the 'Additional Documents' section of the application:

  1. Cover letter describing previous research experience, current research interests and goals,
  2. Curriculum vitae with a full list of publications, and
  3. Contact information for three references who are familiar with your research.


This is an immediate opening, and the position will remain open until filled. For inquiries, please contact Dr. Jing Tang at

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


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The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Postdoctoral Fellow in Biomedical Imaging

Date:  May 27, 2024

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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