Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Pre-clinical MRI – University of Calgary

Department of Radiology
Cumming School of Medicine
University of Calgary

The Department of Radiology, in partnership with the Hotchkiss Brain Institute in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of advanced MRI methodologies for ultra-high field (UHF) pre-clinical MRI of the central nervous system (CNS). Pre-clinical MRI experts with research experience outside the CNS will also be considered.


The successful candidate will join a vibrant and collaborative Image Science program in the Department of Radiology at the University of Calgary. The Image Science Division is home to 15 faculty members and 5 imaging centers, including the Experimental Imaging Center, which houses a 9.4T Bruker small animal MRI and MRI-guided pre-clinical focused ultrasound infrastructure. Other research dedicated MRI equipment includes three 3T human whole body scanners. The McCaig Institute’s Center for Mobility and Joint Health (MOJO) also houses extensive high resolution micro-CT, dual energy CT, peripheral MRI, and DXA.  These imaging facilities are part of the Cumming School of Medicine’s Centre for Advanced Technologies, which includes other complementary core facilities in microscopic imaging, genomics and informatics, flow cytometry, mass spectroscopy, as well as an extensive medical vivarium to support preclinical studies.  The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine also has facilities that support large animals for preclinical studies.  The candidate will also become a member of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, a multidisciplinary group of over 300 faculty members spanning 16 academic departments and nine faculties at the University of Calgary.

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