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We focus on multi-modal neuroimaging, especially magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and positron emission tomography (PET) data in health and diseases (individuals with schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease, opioid addiction, etc.). This position includes a variety of research, database and clerical duties of a routine and technical nature in support of clinical neuroimaging research. Position assists faculty/fellows with running study participants through MRI experiments, running reports and maintaining data base for results on clinical trials.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists with research studies, experiments and assays, including collection/pipetting, processing, and delivering of blood and plasma samples that may have low levels of radiation.
Ensures adherence to protocols and quality of information received.
Performs data entry and image download; maintains data files on research.
Helps with data management.
Performs quality controls/visual inspections of brain images.
Supports team members for analysis.
Research Study Administrative Duties
Contacting, prescreening and helping schedule study participants.�
Escorting participants on-site.
Office Administrative Duties
Sorting and organizing the new office space.�
Finding and summarizing literature.��
Updating references for grants and manuscripts using EndNote.�
Developing presentation slides.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification; some college and one year of related experience in imaging research.
Demonstrated ability for attention to detail; effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; demonstrated technical ability including effective skills in using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, etc.).
Bachelor’s degree and up to one year of experience in a laboratory setting or equivalent combination of education and experience equaling four years.
This position reports to Dr. Dean Wong’s lab. Dr. Wong’s lab CNAMI within the Precision Radio-Theranostics Translational Laboratories within the Department of Radiology.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Upon hire will need to complete the CITI program for Human Subjects Research and several other required trainings for work in Imaging Labs and will be expected to follow the Lab’s COVID-19 protocol.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Radiology. The position is located at the East Building. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The hiring range for this position is $14.07 - $18.99 per hour.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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