Siemens Staff Scientist in Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Staff Scientist

Multiple Locations:Hoffman Estates, Illinois; California, United States

Job Family: Research & Development


English (US)

Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers

Business Unit: Diagnostic Imaging

Requisition Number: 201366

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Hoffman Estates

Other Locations: United States-California-

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Doctorate Degree

Travel Required: 15%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers’ needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

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Job Description:

Our goal is to develop novel imaging solutions for Nuclear Medicine and to usher in the era of Precision Medicine. We seek a passionate team member with excellent academic background and research credentials in tomography and computer science who will want to be a strong individual contributor, yet a dedicated team player.

Are you a scientist with a passion for innovation, have an entrepreneurial spirit and who wants to make an impact to the field of Nuclear Medicine? We are seeking such talent to investigate, develop, and evaluate a range of technologies that will enable our products to provide breakthrough healthcare solutions.

You will work in a multi-disciplinary team with access to luminary clinical researchers worldwide, and you should have a passion to understand and address clinical problems 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 and lead the research and development efforts in emission tomography reconstruction to support next generation image formation concepts using your ability to develop algorithms, handle large computational problems and implement rapidly prototypes and tools. Your excellent communication skills and expertise will also allow you to provide technical support to service and marketing in addressing customer complaints and inquiries, and successfully collaborate with luminary clinical sites worldwide to test new technologies.

Please note that this position can be remote based


• Ph.D. in an area of computational sciences

• Expert level knowledge of iterative reconstruction of inverse problems is strongly desired, in particular in emission tomography

• Experience in image processing desired

• Experience in parallel and high performance computing with hands on experience using object oriented programming of CUDA/OpenCL, Matlab, C/C++/C# on Windows (must), Linux/Unix platforms

• Experience in distributed computing including deployment on the cloud desired

• Demonstrated strong analytical and data analysis skills

• Demonstrated ability of rapid prototype development

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


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