The Dissertori group at ETH Zurich has developed a strong research programme in nuclear medical imaging, in particular concerning the development of cutting edge preclinical (SAFIR) and clinical (PETITION) full scale Positron-Emission-Tomography (PET) scanners. In particular, our group is developing a PET detector for small animals, which will be used as an insert in the Bruker BioSpec 70/30 pre-clinical magnetic resonance (MR) imaging system installed in the animal imaging centre of ETH and University of Zurich.
A first version of the PET-insert (SAFIR-I) with an axial coverage of 54 mm has been built and tested. Now it is available for further testing and first pre-clinical studies with mice and rats. SAFIR-II with an extended axial field of view of ~170 mm is close to completion and will be assembled in the summer of 2022, followed by a detailed characterization of the detector and the implementation of routine pre-clinical studies. SAFIR is a worldwide unique PET insert allowing for truly simultaneous PET-MR imaging at up to ~500 MBq activity, enabling PET imaging with seconds timeframes.
For our project we are looking for a motivated postdoctoral researcher with knowledge and experience in the field of PET in general and in PET image reconstruction in particular. You will participate in the characterization studies and drive the exploitation of the SAFIR-I and SAFIR-II detectors, working together with our two PhD students and the end-users of the detector from the Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology of the University of Zurich. With a strong emphasis on image reconstruction and software development, towards improving the existing data acquisition software and automatizing sequences, you will play a key role in the SAFIR project, making it a success for us and our partners at the University of Zurich.
You are an engaged personality, used to work proactively and with precision – on your own and in a team – and you are passionate about your work. You enjoy broadening your horizon in order to master new technologies and like to expand your skills continuously.
We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents:
Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.
Further information can be found on our website SAFIR-project. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Lustermann via email@example.com (no applications).
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