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MRI Scientist, Dublin

Created02/23/2021
Reference239699
CategoryResearch & Development
Job typeFull Time
CountryIreland
CityDublin
SalaryCompetitive
MRI Scientist

Do you want to shape and contribute to the future ofhealthcare? We are looking for an experienced MRI Scientist to join our team based at Trinity College, Dublin.

This is a 3 year fixed term contract.

The role will include site-based scientific support of aresearch programme aligned to Siemens and Trinity research interests. Trinity'sresearch interests include the development of new MRI imaging techniques toinvestigate brain disorders such as neonatal brain injury, prematurity, ADHD,schizophrenia, depression, and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's& Parkinson's.

Established in 1592, Trinity College Dublin is Ireland'sleading university and is ranked 101st in the world. Trinity College Instituteof Neuroscience (TCIN) brings together 45 academic and clinical investigatorsand their research groups from a wide range of disciplines. TCIN's MRI scannersare used primarily for structural, functional and diffusion MRI of the brain,with particular strengths in the imaging of infants and older populations,building on strong collaborations clinicians at local hospitals.

You will be responsible for the design and implementationof MR research projects in collaboration with our MR research partners inDublin. It is anticipated that a substantial proportion of your time will bedevoted to supporting collaborations in this increasingly active area, and forproviding consultation as well as advanced scientific support to our jointprojects in MR.

The position offers an exciting opportunity to become theinterface between basic scientists, clinical researchers and SiemensHealthineers, which enjoys the position of industry leader for advancingimaging technology. It is anticipated that you will have a good understandingof MR physics and engineering, pulse sequence programming and in addition beable to demonstrate a good knowledge of the clinical applications of MR. Animportant aspect of this role is to identify potential new methods which mightbe developed into commercially viable products and, either within Siemens or incollaboration, to develop a strategy to implement, validate and potentiallybring to market these ideas.

The role will offer a very close connection to both applied andclinical science and aims to identify and assist collaborative MR researchprojects. Integral to this position will be the pivotal role you will play inhelping maintain Siemens Healthineers as the leading scientific andcollaboration partner within the MR community.

This position will also involve supporting and initiatingadditional academic collaborations with our partner. Clinical research inputand direct contribution to research projects and publications will be possiblesubject to the individually defined research projects. It is based onTrinity's leafy 47-acre campus in central Dublin, with excellent transportconnections and in close proximity to one of Europe's largest concentrations oftechnology companies.

Responsibilities:
  • Developinginnovative MR techniques in close cooperation with our academic and clinicalpartners, and validating new applications clinically.
  • Supportingthe translation of advanced research concepts to a clinical environment for'real-world' evaluation with the goal of integration into future products.
  • Successfullydriving collaboration projects.
  • Submissionof invention disclosures with the aim of protecting company intellectualproperty
  • Publishingcollaboration results at scientific congresses and in peer-reviewed journalstogether with our collaboration partners.
  • Develop astrong relationship with the MR development team in Siemens MR Headquarters inErlangen, Germany.
  • Become theInterface for our collaboration partner to the collaboration, development andmarketing teams in headquarters and the global customer network of leadinginstitutions collaborating with Siemens.
  • To reportcollaboration results back to product development and marketing.
  • Administrationand management of collaboration projects.
  • Participationat scientific workshops in the region and giving presentations at meetings,seminars and scientific congresses.

Skills &Experience:
  • Significantexperience with scientific MR applications, image reconstruction and/orsequence programming with a proven track record, and affinity for thedevelopment of clinically relevant applications
  • Proficientat programming in C++, ideally with experience of the Siemens IDEA sequencedevelopment environment (SDE) and image calculation environment (ICE).
  • Outstandingcommunication skills to establish and maintain relationships between variety ofpeople in different roles / levels and locations
  • Goodnetworking skills
  • Strongattention to detail
  • Ability tocreate new and innovative solutions
  • You enjoyworking in a multicultural environment
  • ExcellentEnglish language skills are required
  • Althoughthis role is site-based, there may be some requirement for international travelto the UK and elsewhere as well as within Ireland.

DesirableSkills and Experience
  • Ideally,you are experienced in working together with physicians and MR imagingscientists, with a history of publishing in scientific journals
  • Anawareness of intellectual property rights and appropriate handling of sensitiveintellectual material


Being part of our team:

Siemens Healthineers is a leadingmedical technology company with a 170-year legacy of first-to-markettechnologies and product innovations. Passionately driven by empoweringhealthcare providers to better help their patients, our technologies touch anestimated 5 million patients globally every day. We are committed to helping healthcare providers to succeed and work in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratorydiagnostics and molecular medicine as well as digital health and enterpriseservices.

We are inspired to transform the waythings are done - because we want what is best for our people, our customers,and ultimately to help everyone live longer and healthier lives. To find out more about our business and recent news, including ourcontinued response to COVID-19, please explore our website.

Benefits:
  • A competitive salary
  • Generous pension contributions
  • 26 days holiday
  • Access to our flexible benefits from private medical insurance to dental cover
  • Corporate Social Responsibility opportunities including 2 paid volunteering days per year
  • Support from our 24/7 employee assistance programme


In addition, we provide a flexible and dynamic environment with thespace to stretch beyond your comfort zone in order to grow both personally andprofessionally. Our unique team spirit arises from embracing differentperspectives, open debate, and the will to challenge conventions. Change is aconstant aspect of our work. We aspire to lead the change in our industryrather than just react to it. That's why we want you to seek, implement andcelebrate your best ideas.

We recognisethat building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business.We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome theopportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants toencourage agile working.

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare MS Ltd. UK

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time
EmployerSiemens Healthcare MS Ltd. UK

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