Research Associate II – Imaging / MRI (19-00269) – MA – Framingham

Duties:
Responsible for the execution and analysis of experiments and analytical procedures.
Displays an investigative or technological orientation in designing, executing and interpreting experiments and analytical procedures.
Investigates basic technical problems and performs routine scientific procedures and experiments under general supervision.
Plans and prioritizes concurrent experimental procedures.
Integrates, complies, and tabulates data and assists supervisor in the analysis and interpretation of the results.
May provide oral presentations on results to other department members. Works under active supervision. Follows established procedures.
Work is reviewed for soundness of technical judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy.
Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects.
Failure to achieve results or erroneous execution may cause delays in program schedules, and may result in the allocation of additional resources. Frequent internal company contacts.
Infrequent inter- departmental and outside constituent contacts on routine matters. 
The position is for preclinical imaging research.
The candidate will be providing animal imaging expertise for R&D projects.
The successful candidate needs to have hands-on MRI and/or PET/CT laboratory experience in preclinical in vivo studies.
The candidate will be involved in the application of novel methods and must demonstrate a keen awareness of image acquisition, animal handling, lab skills, image analysis and data visualization to help advance the imaging methods.
Clear, concise, and accurate communication skills are a requirement in order to communicate with the various research groups. The candidate is also expected to have excellent writing and presentation skills.

Skills:
Hands-on experience with animal MRI (especially Bruker MRI), etc. and skills for image data analysis/visualization are required.  Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to collaborate in a team-oriented setting are also required. Must enjoy independent scientific research and being a motivated team-player.

Education:
The position requires a candidate who possesses an advanced degree (PhD; MSc/BSc with biomedical imaging experience may also be considerable) in an appropriate field of sciences or technologies such as translational / molecular imaging, biomedical engineering, digital data sciences, pharmacokinetics, or physical sciences with experience in biomedical research.
 
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