#109871 Clinical Imaging Research Analyst and Coordinator
Filing Deadline: Thu 6/24/2021
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment : Apply by 06/14/21 for consideration
with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their
Special Selection Applicants : Apply by 06/24/21. Eligible Special Selection
clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
UCSD Department of Radiology is one of the most innovative and productive
academic departments in the country, offering challenging career opportunities
in the diverse areas of advanced educational programs, leading-edge research,
and state-of-the-art services for clinical and translational studies. The
department is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and growth
opportunities to its talented and dedicated employees.
Under supervision, the incumbent will independently serve as a Radiology
Clinical Imaging Research Analyst and Coordinator and and will provide all
aspects of data recording and entry, data summary studies, and collection of
image regions of interest. Incumbent will be responsible for secure transfer
of data as a liaison for multiple sites, database entry and maintenance, and
both PDFF and MRE (2D and 3D) data acquisition and analysis. Duties will
include: image data acquisition and analysis, and reporting. The incumbent
will develop and implement standard operating procedures. Incumbent will apply
drawing, editing, and creative skills to create figures and videos to
illustrate results for publications and grant proposals. In addition,
utilizing theoretical knowledge and first-hand experience with the lab's
research, incumbent will be expected to support research activities that
contribute to scientific manuscripts and grant applications.
The incumbent will work closely with the senior clinical coordinator on the
development of regulatory documentation, consenting of subjects, tracking of
subjects, study startup, closeout, audit and other clinical coordination
duties. Drawing on a strong understanding of the scientific and project design
or assigned studies, the incumbent will provide regular reporting to the PIs
on study progress, challenges, delays and will independently propose
approaches to troubleshooting project challenges. The incumbent will be
responsible for the acquisition of MR Imaging data through the independent
operation of research MR systems at UCSD. The incumbent will also contribute
to ultrasound research studies through consenting patients, data analysis and
organization, and preparing agendas and summaries of scientific content for
weekly conference calls.
Theoretical knowledge of biology, physics, or related field as typically
attained by a Bachelor's degree and/or an equivalent combination of
education and experience.
Experience performing clinical research duties in a clinical research
environment. Experience with laboratory procedures and values and
experience in interpreting them to determine patient eligibility and
Demonstrated skill in the scheduling of, consent of, and interacting with
research subjects. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
Proven experience in a research lab. Specifically, ability to perform
standard repetitive techniques that may be required in research protocols
related to specific lab.
Demonstrated ability to read, interpret and apply protocols in conducting
research. Ability in following stepwise experimental protocols.
Working knowledge of MRE data analysis to include 2D and 3D image capture,
analysis and documentation.
Proficient experience with the operation of a personal computer and
software, such as MS Word and Excel. Knowledge to work with and learn new
software for analysis.
Ability to compose letters, proposals, reports, presentations, and other
comprehensive materials using correct grammar, punctuation, spelling,
editing, formatting, and proofreading skills to clearly and concisely
provide accurate information.
Proven ability to conduct basic data analysis using computerized
Strong skill accurate record keeping and ability to organize, analyze, and
calculate data. Knowledge of basic math.
Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) needed to
interact professionally and effectively in lab and clinical environments,
as well as effectively and accurately document research procedures.
Ability to read, comprehend and discuss research materials.
Demonstrated ability to collect and record MRI data using PACS, imaging
Experience working with both Horos and Osirix Imaging software programs
Experience working with both Ultrasound and MR imaging modalities,
preferable in abdominal imaging
MR operator certified.
Certification for MR scanner operation at UCSD, either at Keck or CTIPM
Experience with UC System Healthcare Research electronic systems: Epic,
Impax, Redcap, Velos, etc.
Experience with UCSD systems, policies, and procedures.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
Must be willing to work overtime when necessary to complete research
projects and meet grant deadlines.
Must be able to safely enter an MRI scan room. Must be willing to become
MR operator certified.
UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego
region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research,
education, and community service. Our facilities include two university
hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center,
Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient
clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I
Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to
join our dynamic team!
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SRA 2 NEX
Commensurate with Experience
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday - Friday
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and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.