Mayfield Village (Cleveland), Ohio

Canon Medical Research USA, Inc. (CMRU) is a multi-modality R&D organization creating next-generation medical imaging systems. It is equipped with cutting-edge instrumentation, prototyping, hardware labs and scientific computing facilities in order to perform research targeted to pre-clinical and clinical CT, PET, MRI, and X-ray systems. For those who like to develop new technologies and research new ways of using them, Canon is a rewarding place to work, due to its focus on innovation as the lifeblood of new products.

CMRU is committed to recognizing and appreciating the variety of characteristics that make individuals unique in an atmosphere that promotes work/life balance and celebrates individual and collective achievement. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their experience, education, research and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of our organization and the scientific and engineering community at large.

CMRU offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation and benefits. We are an equal opportunity employer (EOE).


CMRU has an immediate opening for a Research Scientist in our Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) business unit located in Mayfield Village, an eastern suburb of Cleveland, Ohio.

The Research Scientist will research, design, prototype, and productize new MR technologies. A key role for this scientist will be working in small teams to develop and test advanced acquisition and reconstruction methods to support Canon Medical MR scanners.


  • Work on multi-disciplinary teams to design, develop, and test advanced acquisition and reconstruction methods for new features on Canon Medical MR scanners
  • Research and report on technical trends in the medical imaging community in order to guide future product strategy
  • Generate intellectual property (patents and publications)



  • M.S. or Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, medical physics, electrical engineering, or equivalent; or 3-5+ years related experience


  • Demonstrated understanding and application of MR physics
  • Significant experience developing MR image reconstruction methods
  • Experience in MR pulse sequence development
  • Strong Matlab/Python and C++ programming and debugging experience
  • Experience operating an MR scanner
  • Record of relevant patents and/or peer-reviewed publications

Key Competencies

  • Strong knowledge of MR physics and applications
  • Proven ability to be a proactive, productive, and flexible team member
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, especially cross-discipline
  • Results-oriented and driven by innovation and creativity
  • Knowledge of object-oriented programming principles
  • Proven ability to continually grow technical knowledge and skills
  • Capability to assess the potential of new technologies to improve patient care

Desired Competencies

  • Ability to develop using GPUs and other high-performance computing platforms
  • Formal training in computer programming


  • Ability to complete domestic and international travel (10% of time)
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