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The Fetal-Neonatal Neuroimaging and Developmental Science Center (FNNDSC) at Boston Children's Hospital is seeking a full-time research assistant on NIH funded studies which include the development and implementation of novel, multi-modal in vivo brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) analysis techniques on adults with congenital heart disease. This role will be in collaboration with the Cardiology department at Boston Children's Hospital.
This Research Assistant will be responsible for:
Brain MRI data collection of adult subjects at Boston Children's Hospital
Quality control (QC) of, maintenance and organization of MRI data and QC outcomes.
Running and scripting multi-modal MRI neuroimaging computational processes with quality assessments as part of the analyses pipelines.
Primarily working with assigned associated staff and investigators in the projects, although there may be overlap and interaction with other studies within FNNDSC.
Attending project meetings with Cardiology.
Contributing to the teamwork within and between departments at BCH.
To qualify, you must have:
A Bachelor's in Science degree or higher (computer science, electrical or biomedical engineering is preferred), AND a minimum of one year's relevant and related work experience.
Strong organizational skills, as well as possessing great attention to detail.
A strong interest in the technical aspects of MRI acquisition and computational image analysis. Programming knowledge is preferable (shell scripting, Python, Matlab).
The ability to work after day time hours as needed and available for rare weekend study MRI sessions.
Great interpersonal skills, and the ability to work in highly inter-disciplinary teams within the FNNDSC research group and with BCH collaborators, hospital staff and potentially adult patients.
The ability to prioritize, are self-motivated, flexible and resourceful.
Prior research experience involving sensitive clinical populations, or any field of medical imaging is desired.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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