Research Associate in Radiology Osteopathic Medicine
Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
United States

Research Associate-Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Department: Radiology Osteopathic Medicine 10034711
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Engineers/Architects, Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Position Summary

­The Biomedical Device Fabrication research group led by Dr. Chunqi Qian, PhD, jointly housed in the Departments of Radiology and Electrical Engineering, is looking for a motivated Research Associate to join their team. Working at the interface of Electrical Engineering, Neuroscience, and Biomedical Imaging, the Research Associate will design and fabricate compact, battery-less, and wireless physiological sensors for use/applications in simultaneous brain imaging and electrophysiological sensing.  The Research Associate will have exciting opportunities to collaborate with both Clinical Radiologists and Research Faculty in pursuit of project goals.

Work can be arranged to be completed in a remote hybrid manner, with regular laboratory presence required.

Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine is particularly interested in individuals with a commitment to inclusive excellence and a history of promoting diversity in their research, teaching, and service. We strongly encourage candidates to apply who can strengthen MSUCOM's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), as identified in our Diversity, Inclusion, and Safety plan ( MSU is one of the top research universities in the world and has one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation. The MSU Department of Radiology has established Radiology, Human Anatomy, Precision Health, and Biomedical Imaging programs that provide a broad range of opportunities for clinical practice, teaching, and research. MSU's health colleges – Osteopathic Medicine, Human Medicine, Nursing, and Veterinary Medicine – collaborate to provide high quality medical care, research, and education.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.  MSU seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. The department is particularly interested in individuals with a history of promoting diversity in their research, teaching, and service.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Electrical or Biomedical Engineering

Minimum Requirements

  • Must meet educational requirement of Doctorate Degree in Electrical or Biomedical Engineering or closely related field
  • Background in electromagnetism, device fabrication, radio-frequency circuitry, optoelectronics, electrochemistry, or image signal processing

Required Application Materials

Applicants must submit;

1) CV

2) Cover Letter

3) List of three professional references - References will not be contacted without prior notice

4) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) statement - Please submit a brief description of your past experiences and contributions to inclusive excellence, as well as your ideas for future initiatives that you would like to implement in support of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine's commitment to inclusive excellence (

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

Special Instructions

Applicants may direct inquiries regarding project details to Dr. Qian at

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Summary of Health Risks

  • Work with animals or unfixed animal tissue

Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.


Department Statement

The Department of Radiology is a unique contributor to the Office of Health Sciences at Michigan State University.  It is home to over 60 Faculty and Academic Staff, and growing.  Our team is split amongst Clinical Service, provided at the new McLaren Greater Lansing Hospital and the MSU Clinical Center, the Precision Health Program, Biomedical Imaging Researchers working in the MSU Clinical Center, the Radiology Building, and the Institute for Quantitative Health (, and the Division of Human Anatomy, which operates primarily out of East Lansing with additional sites in Grand Rapids and Southeast Michigan.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: May 17, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: May 17, 2024 Eastern Daylight Time

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