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MRI Research Associate, Clinical Neurosciences, Cumming School of Medicine

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Job ID: 12017

Updated: February 21, 2017

Location: Foothills Campus

Position Overview

The Department of Clinical Neurosciences in the Cumming School of Medicine invites applications for a Magnetic Resonance Imaging Research Associate. This Full-time Fixed Term position is for approximately 6 months (based on length of grant funding), with the possibility of extension.

This position reports to the Project Leader, Vascular Cognitive Impairment Research Unit and is responsible to complete visual assessments and measurements on human subject neuroimaging data for research purposes, including identifying the number and location of brain infarcts and other signs of vascular disease.

 

Position Description

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

  • Maintain established programs
  • Ability to demonstrate assigned and scheduled tasks are done on own initiative and that results are beneficial to the success of the department
  • Ability to demonstrate and explain how work is performed to individuals in other positions performing similar work
  • Maintain established procedures and programs including but not limited to the assurance of a hazard free working environment
  • Good relationships are established and maintained with all unit members, including part time members who may report to this position
  • Visual assessments of MR images for research studies
  • Report clinically relevant findings to PIs of research studies, and participate in consensus reviews for clinically significant findings
  • Data entry in order to maintain existing databases and for the development of new databases
  • Proofreads, creates and assists in the editing process of spreadsheets and other documents for members within the unit
  • Must maintain the ethical and confidentiality standards set by external institutions (in regards to such legislation as FOIP) as well as those internally set by the University
  • Must maintain current safety regulations set out by internal or external institutions
  • Records research data on paper and in an electronic database

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Medical degree (MD or equivalent) is required
  • Board certification in Neurology, Neuroradiology, or Radiology (Canadian or other national board certifying agency) is required
  • At least 6 months of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Neuroradiology or Radiology practice or research experience is required
  • Expert knowledge of neuroanatomy required
  • Previous experience with CT and MRI clinical or research interpretation is required
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to time manage and determine priorities

Application Deadline:  February 20, 2017

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.

 

Additional Information

This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the Technical Job Family, Phase II.

To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Management and Staff Careers website

 

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to become one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. Ranked as the top young university in Canada and North America, the University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

The University of Calgary believes that a respectful workplace, equal opportunity and building a diverse workforce contribute to the richness of the environment for teaching, learning and research, and provide faculty, staff, students and the public with a university that reflects the society it serves. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.


 

 

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