Washington University of St. Louis Radiology in St. Louis, Missouri

Post Doc Instructions

Please do not submit an application to this posting. To apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, follow the directions below in “Applicant Special Instructions”.

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Radiology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions


Postdoctoral position is available at the Department of Radiology, Biomedical Magnetic Resonance Laboratory, to work on applications of novel quantitative MRI-based techniques that we have developed to better understand how human brain microstructure at the cellular level affects brain functioning. We study healthy volunteers and patients with Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury and different psychiatric diseases.

Our group combines strong expertise in neuroscience, physics, biophysics, mathematics, data analysis and MR engineering. We maintain an open atmosphere allowing all lab members to facilitate learning and efficiently use home-built neuroimaging tools for their projects. Position offers excellent opportunities to work with outstanding neuroscientists and physicians at the Departments of Radiology, Neurology and Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.

In addition to their independent research project, the postdoctoral research associate will also aid in the mentoring of graduate students.

Facilities includefour research-devoted human 3T MRI and one PET/MRI Siemens scanners. Also available are 12T and 4.7T MRI scanners for animal studies.

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in physics, biomedical engineering, neuroscience or related fields
  • Previous experiences in image analysis and MATLAB/C++ programming

Preferred Qualifications

  • Multiple backgrounds in neuroimaging, physics, mathematics, and MRI.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement laboratory procedures, conduct research and records findings.

Salary Range

Base pay commensurate with experience.


This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.

Applicant Special Instructions

Interested candidates should send their current curriculum vitae, including a list of publications and the contact info for three references, via email to:

Dmitriy A. Yablonskiy, PhD

Professor of Radiology

Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology 4525 Scott Ave, Room 2302 St. Louis, MO 63110 e-mail: YablonskiyD@wustl.edu

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate - Radiology - 41925

Job ID: 41925

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular