Merkin Fellowship Position Open


The Foundation is now seeking applicants for the Richard Merkin Visiting Fellowship in Focused Ultrasound, created by Richard Merkin, MD, to foster collaboration between the Foundation and other institutions .

The Fellowship in Focused Ultrasound is open to any mid-career or senior scientist or clinician from industry or academia around the world to work with the technical and scientific team at the Focused Ultrasound Foundation in Charlottesville, Virginia for about 12 months. The position will foster collaboration between the Foundation, the Fellow’s home institution, and other institutions and will be paid through an annualized stipend of $150,000.

The Fellow will have an opportunity to conduct his or her own original research project in focused ultrasound and will participate in ongoing focused ultrasound research projects to promote collaborative, translational, and clinical research with research teams at the University of Virginia and other institutions. The Fellow will be expected to conduct publishable technical and pre-clinical projects and deliver 1-2 research lectures.

The Fellow will benefit from the Foundation’s wide expertise in focused ultrasound and will have the opportunity to seek out and work closely with other investigators and clinicians throughout the Foundation’s network of research sites to stimulate the development of new translational and clinical research projects.

The fellowship position is currently open, and the Foundation is accepting submissions. Please send CV, biosketch, and desired start-dates to to commence the application process.