Postdoctoral Fellow in Quantitative MRI and Biomechanics of Skeletal Muscle Aging

The Center for Advanced Imaging Innovation and Research at NYU Langone Health invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in quantitative MRI and biomechanics of skeletal muscle aging. The postdoctoral fellow will focus on the development, testing, and validation of fast quantitative musculoskeletal MRI methods and/or acquisition and analysis of biomechanics data with the aim of advancing the understanding of the aging processes in skeletal muscle.

The position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to leading-edge research on musculoskeletal imaging with the potential to improve muscle health across the human lifespan. The research team includes imaging scientists, radiologists, geriatricians, and physical therapists.

Expected Qualifications

We are seeking a self-driven, creative, and collaborative scientist who is passionate about acquiring new skills and conducting interdisciplinary research. The ideal candidate holds a PhD or MD/PhD degree with a background in biomedical engineering, biomedical physics, mechanical engineering, or a related field. Desirable but not required skills include experience in deep learning, muscle physiology, MRI pulse sequence programming, or musculoskeletal imaging.

About Us

CAI2R (pronounced care) comprises approximately 150 full-time personnel dedicated to imaging research, development, and clinical translation. Our team is diverse and highly collaborative. We work in interdisciplinary, matrixed groups that include engineers, scientists, clinicians, technologists, and industry experts.

Joining our Center means becoming part of a diverse community that values cross-pollination of ideas, celebrates creativity, and nurtures an environment conducive to breakthrough innovations.

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The Center for Advanced Imaging Innovation and Research (CAI2R) is supported by the NIH and operated by the department of radiology at NYU Langone Health.

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Timeline, Salary, and Benefits

The initial appointment will be for two years, with potential to renew. NYU Langone Health offers a competitive salary and benefits package. We welcome both domestic and international applicants.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, or disability.

To Apply

Email a cover letter, CV with a list of publications, and contact information for 2-3 references to Valentina Mazzoli, PhD, at