Imaging Researcher - Hybrid/Remote - 116831
Company: UC San Diego Health System - Hillcrest
Location: La Jolla
Posted on: January 26, 2023
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 06/08/2022 for
consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants
should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/17/2022. Eligible Special
Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for
Placement within the salary range is determined by internal equity,
relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when
This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a
combination of working both onsite on Campus and remote.
The research project will involve multiple neuroimaging studies
examining biomarkers of brain aging and dementia. These studies
will be partially conducted in collaboration with the UC San Diego
Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. These studies
will employ structural, diffusion and contrast MRI, amyloid and tau
PET, neuropsychological testing, and blood and/or CSF biomarkers,
among other tools, to better understand how brain microstructure,
vascular integrity, and neuropathology, relate to disease risk and
cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease or related dementias.
Under the supervision of the project PIs (Drs. Reas and Banks), the
incumbent will serve as a research project associate for multiple
research protocols assessing neuroimaging biomarkers of dementia.
Incumbent is responsible for organizing and managing brain imaging
research data. Incumbent will manage Linux based workstations for
post processing/data manipulation, and data analysis as well as
create, maintain and update research databases. Provide support in
project administration and publication preparation of imaging
research. May provide assistance and have direct communication with
subjects and families involved in research projects.
- Bachelor's degree (psychology, neuroscience, biology, cognitive
science, statistics, computer science or related field preferred)
or equivalent work experience.
- Proven knowledge of human subjects research policies and
procedures. Knowledge of the human subject consent process, and
federal government regulations pertaining to consenting of
subjects. On-line training certificate (acquired on job). Knowledge
of IRB, and sponsored research requirements.
- Experience in a clinical trials research environment including
basic understanding of persons with dementia, preferred experience
with MRI in order to recruit, schedule, and test patients for
clinical study subjects.
- Thorough working knowledge of medical and scientific
- Knowledge of statistical analysis of quantitative brain imaging
data measures using SPSS, Matlab, and other statistical programs
and prefer skills in coding.
- Strong experienced with computers (Personal computer and
Macintosh). Skill with personal computers, word processing,
spreadsheet, e-mail software, databases, etc. Specifically Linux OS
and the Microsoft office suite (excel, access, powerpoint, word,
- Proven ability to determine sources of clinical data, analyze
the data and information obtained, in order to create documents and
to propose solutions to issues and to help in developing
standardized operational procedures.
- Proven ability in researching clinical data in preparation for
grant applications and technical manuals, staying abreast of new
research developments. Ability to abstract information from
protocol and investigator brochure, which requires summarizing
large quantities of data.
- Skill in assembling written narrative information using word
processing software for documenting image analysis procedures and
- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to use tact and
diplomacy with subjects (including patients with cognitive
impairment), their families, faculty and institutional staff, as
well as when representing the agency in the community.
- Excellent record keeping, database management, detail oriented,
logical, methodological approach to problem solving, strong process
orientation, strong administrative and organizational skills with
demonstrated ability to prioritize assignments, maintain workflow,
and work productively in meeting critical deadlines and
- Working knowledge of UCSD Human Research Protections Program
policies and Procedures.SPECIAL CONDITIONS
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and
Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $56,564 - $90,995
The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a
reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This
range takes into account the wide range of factors that are
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limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education,
licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational
needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary
at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are
determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience.
The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay
Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University
reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected
Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by
internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining
agreements (when applicable).
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19
Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.)
must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment;
online-only certification is not acceptable.
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