Recruitment/Posting Title Biomedical/Preclinical Imaging Center Manager
Job Category Staff & Executive - Executive
Department Translational Synthesis Core
The core purpose of the Office for Research (Research) is to advance
Rutger's preeminence in research and spur economic growth. This office
provides services university-wide to support the faculty's research and
strategically leads the university's economic development activities. Our
functions range from supporting the identification of new research funding
opportunities and submission of grants proposals to post-award financial
management and research regulatory affairs. The office directs research
commercialization, including patenting and licensing and serves as a central
point for industry access.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a
Biomedical/Preclinical Imaging Center Manager for the Office for Research. As
part of the Office for Research, under the direction of the Director of
Rutgers University Molecular Imaging Center (RUMIC), this position with
minimal supervision manages and maintains a preclinical (small animal)
molecular imaging facility using state-of-the-art imaging equipment such as
magnetic resonance imagers (MRI), optical imagers (e.g. IVIS 200, Single
Photon/Positron Emission Tomography (SPECT/PET), Computerized Tomography
(CT) and Ultra-high Frequency Ultrasound.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Operates and maintains equipment, trains, and supervises research faculty,
staff, and students in operation of selected equipment, orders
supplies/contrast agents/radiopharmaceutical as needed, and facilitates
invoicing for imaging sessions.
Provides technical animal research services such as dosing animals,
performing minor surgery, and anesthesia, and conducts imaging sessions
and image analysis.
Provides day-to-day management of the core rodent molecular imaging
Supplies/contrast agents/radiopharmaceuticals as needed.
Provides data for invoicing users by the Office for Research.
Maintains computer hardware and software dedicated to imaging equipment.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
Annual Minimum Salary 91723.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 116097.000
Annual Maximum Salary 140472.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Admin Assembly (MPSC)
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP
Minimum Education and Experience
Masters Degree in biological or engineering field, or comparable
education, training, and experience.
A minimum five years' experience and training in conduct of in vivo
imaging using all or most of the following equipment: MRI, optical
imaging, PET/CT, and Ultrasound.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Experience working with laboratory rodents: handling, husbandry,
anesthesia, administration of drugs, and collection of biological
Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and writing) with faculty
researchers and understand complex experimental procedures.
Ph.D. preferred in biological or engineering field, or comparable
education, training, and/or experience.
Experience in managing a core research facility operated on a fee-for-
Supervisory experience in managing technical personnel in an imaging
facility or similar setting.
Advanced training in operation of MRI, optical imaging, SPECT/PET/CT,
MiLab VECTOR Multimodal imager (PET/SPECT/CT)
Bruker ICON 1T MRI system
SkyScan 1172 microCT imaging systems
VisualSonics 3100 Ultra-high Frequency Ultrasound
Proprietary imaging software for all of the above equipment
Isoflurane gas anesthesia systems
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Will work with highly radioactive reagents and Schedule II controlled
Potential exposure to animal dander, fluids, and soiled waste as well as
cleaning chemicals. The wearing of PPE could increase body temperature.
Will participate in the Rutgers Occupational Health Program for Animal
Workers – must undergo post-offer medical evaluation and be approved to
work with rodents.
Posting Number 21ST3211
Posting Open Date 10/11/2021
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Rutgers University-Newark
Newark, NJ 07102
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Do you have a minimum of a Masters Degree in biological or engineering field, or comparable education, training, and experience?
Do you have a minimum of five years' experience and training in conduct of in vivo imaging using all or most of the following equipment: MRI, optical imaging, PET/CT, and Ultrasound?
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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