Siemens PET Scientist in Knoxville, Tennessee

PET Scientist

Locations:Knoxville, Tennessee

Job Family: Research & Development

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Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers

Business Unit: Diagnostic Imaging

Requisition Number: 213381

Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Knoxville

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Doctorate Degree

Travel Required: 5%

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.

For more information, please visit: http://www.usa.siemens.com/healthcare

Job Description:

PositionOverview

Siemens Molecular Imaging is seeking a PET scientist to join its PET Physics and Reconstruction research group, within the Research and Clinical Collaborations Department. The PET Scientist will be responsible for driving several innovation projects, as well as contributing to physics support for system and software development projects. The PET Physics and Reconstruction group has global responsibility for identifying and solving PET research problems relevant to clinicians, advancing PET technology, and working with engineering teams to transfer innovations into the products. The Research and Clinical Collaborations Department is responsible to identifying and developing and protecting innovations in PET, SPECT, and related clinical SW applications and helping to transfer them into product solutions, as well as managing collaborations with leading medical and research institutions around the globe. The PET scientist position reports to the Director, PET Physics and Reconstruction, in the Research and Clinical Collaborations Department.

Responsibilities

The PET scientist is responsible for conceiving and developing innovations in PET and bringing them into a validated state ready for integration into new product versions. The PET scientist will focus on development and characterization of new PET instrumentation.

Specific responsibilities are below:

  • Supportsthe technology/innovation roadmap ofthe PET Physics and Reconstruction team

  • Supportshardware innovation development at all levels: detector, analogelectronics, digital electronics, acquisition computer and system level

  • Supportsdata acquisition and data analysis on bench experiments and prototypescanners

  • Assurestransfer of technologies into product solutions by working closely withother R&D teams and product management

  • DevelopsMonte Carlo simulation of complex PET systems

  • Participatesin publication of results at conferences and in peer-reviewed journals

  • Protectsinnovations with invention disclosures

  • Travelsboth internationally and domestically for customer visits and conferences

  • Ph.D.in physics /electrical/nuclear engineering or related experimental field

  • Aminimum of 4-5 years of experience in a research environment in one ofthese experimental physics fields: PET, SPECT, radiation physics, nuclearphysics, particle physics, or related field.

  • Strongcomputer skills

  • Excellenthand-on laboratory skills, passion for experimental work

  • Detailoriented and organized, excellent communication skills, written and oral

  • Excellentinterpersonal skills and can do attitude

  • Strongcollaboration skills and ability to thrive in a virtual and fast-pacedenvironment

  • Outstandingability to work independently, be creative, overcome obstacles

RequiredKnowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

PreferredKnowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

· Experience in multiple programming languages

· Experience in FPGA programming

· Experience in electronics design

· Experience in radiation detector development

· Experience in Monte Carlo simulation of radiation physics, in particular Geant4, GATE, or EGS4

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