MR Research Scientist

Job Description

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.

Siemens Healthineers develops innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape.

Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as an MR Research Scientist.

This position is located at the City of Hope in Duarte, CA. This is a very exciting opportunity for a talented professional to join our team at this location as research funding in this area has grown tremendously over the past few years and is expected to open up many future opportunities to the selected individual in this field. Relocation will be provided.

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As an MR Research Scientist, you will be responsible for:

  • You will develop and manage research collaboration with academic partners to drive MR-PET research and to translate this knowledge into MR, PET, and MR-PET products.
  • You will drive the development of novel, clinically relevant techniques (MR pulse sequences and image reconstruction and PET reconstruction techniques) with our research partners.
  • You will facilitate technical communication between the customer and the Siemens Healthineers MR and PET businesses.
  • You will develop and release prototypes of novel techniques in compliance with highest source code quality.
  • You will evaluate prototypes and publish results in peer-reviewed journals.
  • You will conduct original research resulting in patent applications.
  • You will accompany and support customers during external reference site visits
  • You will take part at the knowledge exchange with our R&D team to improve and further develop our products and software solutions

Required skills to have for the success of this role

  • Ph.D. in Biomedical or Electrical Engineering / Biomedical Physics / Imaging Physics, or equivalent.
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to thrive in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong background in PET physics, MR physics, and MR pulse sequence design.
  • Expertise in MR and PET imaging techniques and clinical applications.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to engage in complex team environments
  • Substantial experience in Python and C++/C software design, implementation and coding.
  • Outstanding writing, presentation, and communication skills.

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at

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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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