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 responsibility of this Research Assistant 2 position is to assist with research MRI data collection and data management for the Advanced Imaging Research Center (AIRC). This involves aiding research teams with MRI data collection, screening subjects for MRI contraindications, assisting with MRI scans and other study procedures, preparing subjects for the AIRC MRI instruments, accompanying subjects in the MRI suite, management of the study related digital data, managing paper and electronic files of subject data, analysis of the images with dedicated MRI software, and entering results into online study databases.
Collects data on AIRCs research MRI instruments. Works with research groups to ensure that MRI data is collected safely and in accordance with study protocols. Screens research subjects to make reduce risk of harm from participation in MRI studies
Manages MRI data and ensures that data collected have been properly archived and distributed as needed
Assists in the maintenance of the MRI facility, keeps common areas well organized and clean
Work with AIRC faculty/staff to process and analyze data
Bachelors Degree (4 yr) with major courses in field of research/No Experience. OR AA (2 yr) and 3 years of relevant experience.
Basic knowledge of anatomy; previous experience in the use of computers for the operation of MR instrumentation and for image processing. Experience in using Excel.
Bachelors Degree with major courses in physical science.
Research experience. Research experience in computation and information science.
Some familiarity with Linux/Unix would be useful as software for image analysis runs on Linux platform. Familiar with basic statistical Concepts.
Please submit a cover letter and CV with your application.
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