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The UW Department of Radiology is internationally recognized as dynamic, progressive, with high impact on the present and future of the field of Diagnostic Imaging. As a Top Ten Radiology Department in a US News and World Report Top Ten Hospital, the academic Radiology enterprise complements the clinical, teaching and research activities of one of the nation's leading Medical Schools. The broad strength of the University of Washington is reflected in its recurring rank among the top two recipients of federal research grants.
The Department of Radiology currently has an outstanding opportunity for a RESEARCH COORDINATOR.
This position will perform basic research duties to support ongoing projects in the Integrated Brain Imaging Center (IBIC) related to aging and neurodegenerative disease. This includes utilizing neuroimaging, neuropsychology, and/or neuroscience techniques and procedures to collect and evaluate data for the lab.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Apply scientific knowledge gained through formal education at least at the Bachelor's level or equivalent/related experience to coordinate a significant research project or multiple smaller research projects.
Participate in developing research designs, data collection methods, and strategies for data management.
Coordinate multiple data collection efforts which may include collaborating agencies or institutions.
Duties may also include recruiting or overseeing the recruitment and interviewing of human subjects, preparing human subject applications, writing and editing technical reports and manuscripts for publication or presentation, developing and monitoring project budgets, preparing progress reports/proposals, and acting as a liaison between the project team and research project partners and funding agencies. May supervise research and support staff.
Perform preprocessing and pipelining of functional and structural MRI and DTI data; prepare and analyze data for presentation; work at the command-line in Linux using IBIC computer software for neuroimaging processing and analysis (FSL, AFNI, in-house software tools).
Prepare documentation of IBIC data analysis workflow and other experimental practices.
Enter MRI, diagnostic, and neuropsychological data into IBIC databases.
Qualify candidates by completing phone interviews and collect brief neuropsychological data/MRI scans, and EEG from human subjects from subject populations.
Schedule, coordinate, and administer scanning and testing of human subjects - this includes training subjects on cognitive tasks.
Attend and participate in IBIC meetings.
Perform literature searches and read literature or conduct literature surveys in neuroscience projects as necessary.
May train and guide other scientists and technicians requiring assistance with analysis or analysis tools.
Complete related assigned tasks
Self/Team Development - provide innovative, visionary and collaborative initiative; continue to grow your own skill set necessary in your position; contribute to a team atmosphere in working with all internal/external customers.
A Bachelor's Degree in Science/Related field including college-level course work in statistics OR one year of work experience in statistics, analysis, or research OR equivalent education/experience
Knowledge of fundamental neuroimaging concepts
Familiarity with a command line environment (e.g., UNIX, MATLAB, Python, R)
Time management, multi-tasking, presentation and organizational skills
Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Good communication skills and ability to work with diverse communities
Bachelor's Degree in Psychology or Neuroscience
2-3 years of Research Coordination
Experience with computer programming
Fundamental UNIX skills and shell scripting experience preferred Experience with Python, MATLAB, and/or R programming language
Experience or interest in working with clinical populations, especially seniors or those with degenerative brain disease
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