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Research Assistant, Radiology

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Job Overview

The Department of Radiology at the University of Cincinnati within the College of Medicine is seeking a Research Assistant to work under general supervision of Achala Vagal, MD.  This position will assist with the coordination of laboratory projects or research studies in imaging, makes independent contributions to projects and studies based on professional training or functional experience.

 

The UC Imaging Management Center led by Dr. Achala Vagal, provides a full range of imaging biomarkers, as well as protocol design and centralized, independent reading. Our highly experienced team is composed of neuroradiologists, MRI physicists, dedicated post processing technologists, and program and project staff with extensive understanding of the optimal functioning of imaging management and its critical role in a study or trial involving imaging. The UC Imaging Management Center has a long-standing reputation of delivering extensive collaborative leadership and expert imaging interpretation customized toward any unique image acquisition feature of trial design as well as endpoint imaging measurements. We have been involved for over 20 years as imaging core lab in support of multiple, multicenter, NIH and industry-funded clinical stroke trials and population-based studies.

 

Essential Functions

  • Perform experiments and records data according to research protocols.
  • Interpret data and assist in judging validity of data. May perform statistical and graphical analysis of data. This includes study set ups and set up of data bases for imaging lab and preparation, cleaning and analyzing imaging data.
  • May assist in animal colony management and animal husbandry.
  • Apply research principals for less complex assignments.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

Additional related work experience may be required depending on field or discipline.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Strong computing and analytical skills to work with large datasets, including imaging data.
  • Previous experience in medical imaging, PACS, image analysis is ideal.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, strong attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Innovative approach to experimental design, the ability to synthesize information and the ability to work with teams that involve multidisciplinary experiences with MDs and PhDs.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Continuously
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Often
  • Hearing, listening - Often
  • Talking - Often
  • Standing - Often
  • Walking - Often
  • Bending - Often
  • Stooping - Often
  • Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Often
  • Kneeling, squatting - Seldom
  • Noise: There is sufficient noise to cause you to shout in order to be heard above the noise level.
  • Hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts of machinery or tools used to perform work, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals.
  • Atmospheric Conditions: Conditions that affect the respiratory system, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.

 

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

 

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

 

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Research Assistant, Radiology

Date:  Jun 3, 2022
Location: 

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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