Neuroimaging Staff Research Associate II

  • UCLA Health
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Apr 22, 2021
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Job Description


The Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior is seeking to hire a full-time Staff Research Associate II to join the Laboratory of Molecular Neuroimaging. You will be doing research duties related to brain imaging. Primary duties include:

  • Coordination of brain scans (MRI and PET) for human volunteers at UCLA MRI centers and the VA PET center
  • Coordination of brain scans for animal studies at the Crump Institute
  • Image data acquisition and analysis (requires substantial skill and knowledge)
  • Regulatory duties: annual reports to radiation safety bodies at UCLA and the VA and to the FDA. Additional responsibilities include literature searches, and other research-related activities.

  • BS/BA degree in a related science (preferred)
  • Experience in psychobiology, cognitive science, neuroscience, psychology, physics/medical, physics/biophysics, computer science, or other relevant program.
  • Proficiency in use of software packages/programming languages for performing statistical analyses, data entry,
    and word-processing (e.g., MATLAB, UNIX shell scripting, SPSS, MS Word, Excel).
  • Attention to accuracy and detail in all research tasks.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of subject and patient information.
  • Ability to set priorities that accurately reflect relative importance of current job responsibilities and ability to respond to changing priorities.
  • Skill in working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction and/or supervision.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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