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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

The Department of Radiology, Basic Radiological Sciences Ultrasound Division has an immediate opening at the Research Associate I (Temp level) for individuals interested in signal and image processing as well as experimental ultrasound investigations.


Data science work including:

  • Signal and image processing of ultrasound rf-signals
  • Machine Learning for B-mode image segmentation
  • Database work with REDCap
  • Image annotation and segmentation of clinical, pre-clinical and benchtop, B-mode, color flow and other ultrasound images
  • Manuscript writing of clinical, pre-clinical and benchtop findings
  • Manage data acquisition, storage and processing of project(s) assigned to.  Weekly reports to and meeting with PI.

Required Qualifications*

  • MS in BME or related field.
  • Work in a team, contribute, take ownership, publish;
  • Excellent skills for data/image processing and large data handling

Desired Qualifications*

  • Knowledge of ultrasonic medical imaging (diagnostics and quantification) with application in the emerging field of dental ultrasound.

Work Locations

Med Sci I, 3200 suite

Background Screening

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Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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