Signal Processing and Image Reconstruction Engineer

Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
ENDRA Life Sciences (ENDRA) has a unique opportunity for someone who wants to make an impact in emerging medical technology. We have developed a method and device for deep tissue thermoacoustic imaging that will directly address fundamental barriers to advancing the diagnostic value and expanding the use of conventional ultrasound imaging.

We are seeking a Signal Processing and Image Reconstruction Engineer for the following:

Role and Responsibility:
    Work directly with the image formation group on the development of a handheld thermoacoustic imaging system; 
    Responsible for signal analysis, processing, and filtering, within the image reconstruction group;
    Analyze current and new image reconstruction techniques for other relevant modalities such as CT or ultrasound;
    Improve current image reconstruction method for the photoacoustic imaging system (Nexus 128);
    Design, run, and analyze thermoacoustic / photoacoustic / ultrasound simulations with various settings and/or scanner geometries;
    Identify and employ tools for image reconstruction and signal processing applications; 
    Develop image processing tools for both research and product development programs; 
    Survey literatures from relevant fields and analyze their applicability to the handheld thermoacoustic imaging system;
    Perform experiments involving thermoacoustic signal generation; 
    Write report/paper regarding developed methods and investigation results; and, 
    Maintain and grow knowledge of current and new image reconstruction and/or signal processing techniques.

Education & Experience Requirements:  
    PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics. 
    Demonstrated experience performing research in image reconstruction for medical modalities or statistical and model based image reconstruction. 
    Demonstrated knowledge of the theory and application of signal processing, including applied signal processing in ultrasound imaging. 
    Demonstrated experience in patent development and composition. 
    Demonstrated advanced knowledge with software tools and languages including MATLAB GUI, C/C++, Microsoft windows and UNIX. 
    Demonstrated knowledge of the theory and application of optimization methods.

*Experience may be gained concurrently. **Demonstrated knowledge/experience is equivalent to at least 6 months of work experience or equivalent graduate coursework.

ENDRA’s mission is to commercialize globally accessible technologies that will transform point of care disease detection and diagnosis, and the monitoring of therapies. Specifically with our employees, we focus on attracting, developing and retaining the best talent for our business, challenging our people, demonstrating a “can-do” attitude and fostering a collaborative and mutually supportive environment.
ENDRA is not for everyone … hard work, exciting challenges, limited resources, highly collaborative, fast-paced, and a path toward making a significant impact in the medical device field!
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
ENDRA Life Sciences, Inc. is a drug-free workplace.
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