Essential Functions: National Institutes of Health/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NIH/NICHD) in partnership with Wayne State University (WSU); Detroit, Michigan seeks to strengthen its Ultrasound and Imaging Unit whose goal is to develop novel and innovative diagnostic techniques in fetal and maternal imaging.This Unit conducts research of the fetus and mother utilizing three- and four-dimensional imaging, MRI and other sonographic modalities. The primary focus is to conduct original research with a strong interdisciplinary component. The team includes maternal-fetal medicine specialists, neonatologists, geneticists, pathologists, scientists, as well as residents and fellows. The applicant is expected to lead an ultrasound and imagining conference, and participate in the training of residents, fellows, and other members of the research team. The applicant will supervise ultrasound and other research staff. The Ultrasound and Imaging Unit offers an exceptional opportunity for academic growth for individuals committed to the pursuit of excellence.
Qualifications: The successful applicant should have an M.D. degree or M.D./Ph.D., have completed a residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology and have demonstrated experience in this field. If MD degree valid Michigan medical license is required.Impeccable written and oral communication skills are required to disseminate results of research at scientific meetings and to write scientific papers. Experience and expertise in examining and evaluating the fetus and mother using two-and three-dimensional imaging techniques, identifying patients at risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes and developing new methods for fetal growth assessment are required.Rank commensurate with credentials.
Internal Number: 76_206340
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.