UT Health Research Associate - NeuroImaging Radiology in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Research Associate - NeuroImaging Radiology

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Research

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 1800023C

Position Summary:

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Dept. of Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging, Section of Neuroradiology is seeking a candidate to provide research support for projects completed in the Advanced Imaging Research Institute (AIR) which includes writing IRBs, data analyzing, data de-identification, paper submissions, clinical research, writing research protocols and reviewing imaging studies of the brain under the supervision of the PI and/or other senior faculty.

Candidate will document study results and observations and develop abstracts and manuscript outcomes. Candidate will analyze data given and perform other duties as assigned by PI.

Department: Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging, Section of Neuroradiology

Location: Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas

Full Time

Nonexempt

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Co-registers MRI imaging studies of the brain and provides measurement of venous structures within the brain and provides data to attending neuroradiologist.

  2. Documents results of research protocols and provides information under the supervision of the PI or other requesting attendings.

  3. Creates volumetric 3D images of brain lesions, writes abstract and manuscripts based on the findings and informs attending neuroradiologist.

  4. Measures anatomical brain compartments

  5. Assists in analyzing neuroimaging research data using specific software loaded within the radiology workstations. Assists attendings with the writing of IRB for clinical research.

  6. Retrieves data from PACS and de-identifies information for research projects.

Certification/Skills:

Considerable knowledge in basic and sophisticated equipment.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field with three (3) years of related research experience including experience in a lead research role; or

Master’s degree in a related field with one (1) year of related research experience including experience in a lead research role; or

Doctorate degree.

Minimum Experience:

Years of experience varies based on education level.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects. This position may include work involving potentially hazardous chemical, biological or radioactive agents.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.

https://www.uth.edu/benefits/benefits-summary.htm

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.