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Staff Scientist (Experimental Nuclear Physics) for Research Team, Hoffman Estates, Illinois

CategoryResearch & Development
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
CityHoffman Estates
Now's our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. We stand with our customers around the world to support them in delivering high quality care to their patients. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us.

At Siemens Healthineers, we are passionate about enabling healthcare professionals to deliver high quality patient care, and to do so affordably. A leading global healthcare company, Siemens Healthineers continues to strengthen our portfolio of medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics, while adding new offerings such as managed services, consulting, and healthcare IT services - as well as further technologies in the growing market for therapeutic and molecular diagnostics.

We are working on novel technologies to develop future quantitative multimodal emission tomography systems.

We are seeking an experienced physicist with excellent academic background to help the team achieve the ambitious goals. This position is located at Hoffman Estates, IL.
You will work in the multi-disciplinary team of SPECT Research to support our SPECT business. You should have a strong customer focus and passion to understand and address clinical needs in this field. You should be comfortable to take on large and complex problems as an individual contributor or as part of a larger team. In this role you will contribute or lead research efforts to support future image formation concepts and prototypes using your ability to critically evaluate concepts, design experiments to test the assumptions, components or systems, and to improve on them using both analytical skill, but also consider business aspects. It is expected that you have significant expertise in gamma ray detector instrumentation specifically and of gamma ray image formation for SPECT instrumentation, in general. Your excellent communication skills and expertise will also allow you to provide technical support to service and marketing teams in addressing customer complaints and inquiries, and you will collaborate with luminary clinical sites worldwide to test and validate the new technologies in a clinical setting.

• Ph.D. in experimental nuclear physics with 5+ years' experience post-graduation

• Desired areas of expertise

o Gamma ray detection instrumentation and image formation

o Simulation Packages: GEANT4 or similar

o Dosimetry

o Medical Imaging, in particular SPECT.

• Demonstrated ability of experimental design and prototype development

• Demonstrated strong data analysis skills

• Demonstrated strong ability to use state-of-the-art computing environment with standard software tools, programming languages, scripting, version control, and efficient operations within Windows and Linux OS is mandatory

• Ability to communicate with both scientists and non-scientists is essential

Exceptionally qualified candidates who do not meet all requirements will also be considered.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/careers.

If you wish to find out more about the specific before applying, please visit: https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/about.

As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.


Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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