Postdoc Scholar in Cardiology

University of California Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine

United States

Postdoc Scholar - Kim-Lien Nguyen Lab

Job #JPF05725
  • David Geffen School Of Medicin - MEDICINE-VA WADSWORTH MED CTR

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 30th, 2020

Next review date: Friday, Aug 14, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Oct 28, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is seeking two candidates for a Postdoctoral Scholar position in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology.

The candidate will work with Investigators in the UCLA Magnetic Resonance Research Laboratories (MRRL), the UCLA-VA Division of Cardiology, and the UCLA Diagnostic Cardiovascular Imaging Section of Radiology.

Projects include 1) developing and applying advanced cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging methods to detect and quantify indices of cardiovascular disease in human patients and animal models and 2) image-based computational modeling of the cardiovascular system.

We are seeking PhD, MD, and MD/PhD candidates. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work independently and in a team environment are expected.

PhD candidates should hold a degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Material Science, Physiology, or a closely related field. Desired skills include experience in MRI, Siemens IDEA and ICE programming, image reconstruction and processing, and cardiovascular disease research. The candidate is expected to be proficient in MATLAB, C++, Python. Experience in computational modeling of the cardiovascular system and/or machine learning is also desired.

MD or MD/PhD candidates should have experience in cardiovascular MRI research and/or computational modeling (multiscale biology). Prior experience in cardiovascular interventional procedures and ischemic/infarct modeling in large animals would be ideal. The candidate is expected to have prior first author publications.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

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