Dienstag, 14. April 2009

Job position at GE

Job Number: 1016545
Business: GE Corporate
Business Segment Global: Research
About Us: General Electric, a $152 bn
company present in over a hundred countries, is a
diversified business with the focus of translating imagination into
tangible ideas and products.

GE Global Research - Europe is GE's European technology hub specializing
in Energy, Oil & Gas, Sensor, and Healthcare technologies. Laboratories
represented are Alternative Energy and Environmental Technologies,
Hybrid & Renewable Energy Systems, High Power Electronics, Sensor
Technology, and Imaging Technologies Europe. Emerging technology areas
are Instrumentation, Composite Manufacturing Technology and

GE Global Research - Europe is one of the most attractive companies for
top talents in science and technology in Europe and employs highly
qualified scientists from around the globe. Researchers operate in
interdisciplinary teams, enjoy close business interaction and working in
the Center's "can-do" environment. Their enthusiasm provides a solid
foundation for leading and driving new projects, which in turn
translates into continual growth for the company.

GE is one of the Top Employers in Germany and ranks # 1 in the 2007
Handelsblatt Karriere Magazine survey in regards to Career Development.

Posted Position Title: MR Scientist (m/f)
Career Level: Experienced
Function: Engineering/Technology
Function Segment: Research - Physics
Location: Germany
City: Garching b. Munchen

Essential Responsibilities:
As an MR scientist, you will be developing new techniques and algorithms
in magnetic resonance imaging, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, or
functional magnetic resonance imaging. Broad goals of this position are
the improvement of image quality, development of new technology that
will enhance the MR system performance, clinical performance and

You will be expected to work independently and also within a larger team
to innovate and push the technical envelope in all aspects of magnetic
resonance imaging. You will have access to a state-of-the-art 3.0T whole
body MR scanner.

Your main responsibilities are:

* Apply knowledge and experience in MR physics to develop new
technological solutions for MR imaging
* Work with clinical partners to refine emerging technology for clinical
* Maintain external visibility through conference presentations and
peer-reviewed publications


* A Ph.D. in Medical Physics, Electrical Engineering, Chemistry or
Biomedical Engineering or a Masters Degree in Medical Physics,
Electrical Engineering, Chemistry or Biomedical Engineering. At least 3
years experience in the field of magnetic resonance imaging (including
time in graduate school) is desired.
* A demonstrated record of research and development in MR imaging as
evidenced by conference proceedings and peer-reviewed publications
* Proficiency in programming of MR pulse sequences or image
reconstruction algorithms, and demonstrated expertise in MR physics.
* A strong foundation in MR systems architecture is required
* Proficiency in programming in C, simulation tools (MATLAB, IDL,
Mathematica, etc.).
* Excellent academic track record and proven scientific achievements
* Excellent communication skills
* Ability to work in a matrix environment
* Can-do attitude
* Open, creative & flexible
* Team-work & commitment
* Global mindset & customer focus
* Solution oriented & pragmatic
* Entrepreneurial mindset & acquisition expertise
* Fluency in English

Desired Characteristics:
* Basic knowledge in German