Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

CorLab | Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging Lab

Job Openings


We welcome interested graduates, fellows and postdoctoral students to contact Dr. Walter Witschey ( about available fellowships in Bioengineering and Radiology. Dr. Witschey is a member of the Department of Radiology and Bioengineering Graduate Group and can advise students in Radiology and Bioengineering.

Numerous training, educational opportunities and generous health insurance are available through Biomedical Postdoctoral Programs at Penn.

Research Assistants

We are currently invite interested candidates to apply for research assistant position in CorLab. This person will be involved in a translational research project investigates genetic diseases of the heart and associated MRI phenotypes in humans and mice. The applicant will be expected to pursue research in the assessment of cardiovascular disease, with a strong emphasis on cardiovascular MRI.

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in engineering, physics, biology, chemistry or a related discipline. The candidate will be expected to be involved in all aspects of research, including preparation of manuscripts for publication. Knowledge of animal handling techniques, including, but not limited to, anesthesia, blood collection, intubation and catheterization is recommended for the position. Expertise in image acquisition and analysis is required to collect, quantify and summarize medical image data.

Applicants are requested to submit their CV along with at least 2 contacts for references.


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