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Washington University of St. Louis Neuroimaging Engineer - Radiology - 49561 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Radiology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Neuromiaging Engineer position will perform innovative data analyses on neuroimaging and related neurodevelopmental and neurobehavioral data. Design, develop, and implement computer algorithms and software for analyzing functional MRI data of the brain and maintain data analysis programs developed for neuroimaging-related neuroscience research. Assume major/exclusive responsibilities for software development, testing and effective implementation for the purpose of processing and analyzing neuroimaging data. Prepare program descriptions and documentation both for newly developed and existing analysis software for the purpose of processing and analyzing neuroimaging data.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Develop and apply advanced statistical and analytical approaches to neuroimaging and related data using MATLAB tools and R routines for the purpose of analyzing neuroimaging data.
  2. Design, develop, and implement computer algorithms and software for analyzing functional and structural MRI data of the brain and maintain data analysis programs developed over time for those data for neuroimaging-related neuroscience research purposes.
  3. Evaluate and resolve software problems for both existing and developing analysis streams for the purpose of processing and analyzing neuroimaging data.
  4. Prepare program descriptions and documentation both for newly developed and existing analysis software for the purpose of processing and analyzing neuroimaging data.
  5. Assume major/exclusive responsibilities for software development and effective implementation of the software for the purpose of processing and analyzing neuroimaging data.
  6. Maintain, troubleshoot or repair a mix of both standard and customized equipment to include both equipment used during MRI scanning and equipment used outside of the scanner for subject training and testing for the purpose of conducting neuroimaging-related neuroscience studies.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree preferably in engineering, physics, or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in similar research labs or environments.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work independently and maintain complete and organized records.
  • Familiarity with standard computer programming languages (MATLAB, Python, C/C++, csh, bash), statistical packages (SPSS, SAS, R), or neuroimaging software packages (FSL, SPM, FreeSurfer, AFNI and 3D Slicer).
  • Willingness and ability to make programs useful for researchers with varying levels of computer skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and be adept at interacting with individuals from a wide range of research labs in Neurology, Psychology, Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Radiology and Neuroscience.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is $51,293 - $66,685 annually.

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.

Benefits

This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Neuroimaging Engineer - Radiology - 49561

Job ID: 49561

Location: Medical School

Regular/Temporary: Regular

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