In the second half of the twentieth century the development of imaging methods had a profound and transforming effect on the nature of diagnosis and thus the practice of medicine. In the last quarter of the century it was particularly the advances of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that led this revolution. Oregon Health & Science University has resolved to join the forefront of the progression of medical imaging into the twenty-first century. This has begun with the creation of the Advanced Imaging Research Center (AIRC) and its initial focus on MR imaging. The AIRC at OHSU has as its basic mission the advancement of medical imaging. With this charge it has become a center for cutting-edge research in imaging science. It is a research facility independent of existing departments at OHSU.
The primary function of this position is assisting with MR image analysis and learning about phases of a research project through working at the Advanced Imaging Research Center (AIRC). This position requires both in person interaction with human research subjects and focused computer work. An ideal candidate is a self-motivated, detail-oriented person who enjoys working with people and is eager to learn new skills to help achieve research objectives.
Train for and assist in data analysis of MRI images, specifically data requiring manual anatomical segmentation editing.
Assist with clinical study subjects: meeting, sitting with them in the MRI suite, getting lunch orders, and assuring their visits run smoothly.
Learn about clinical work, image analysis, and participate in clinical research discussions, assisting as ability and opportunity allow.
Bachelors Degree (4 yr) /No Experience, OR AA (2 yr) and 2 years of relevant experience, OR No degree and 4 years of relevant experience.
Skills required in Microsoft and other basic office software.
Familiarity with image analysis via technical software.
Must be able to communicate clearly and efficiently by email, written text, phone, and in-person.
In regards to time, must be punctual and reliable.
Bachelors Degree (4 yr), with major courses in field of research.
Previous experience as a research assistant.
Previous experience with human subjects or patients in a clinical setting in addition to RA experience.
Basic knowledge of research coordination and good clinical practices.
Basic Life Support, CPR and AED
Must be able to work around very strong magnetic fields.
Must be able to spend periods of time in front of computer monitors.
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm