Job Title: Research Bioengineer - Alzheimer Disease Center - Full Time
Department: Alzheimer Disease Center
Job Number: 2022-4876
Date Posted: 11/15/2022
Position Type: Research
MRI Advanced Applications Responsible for advanced applications of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in aging research within the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center.Exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.
MRI Advanced Applications Develop and implement novel image analysis techniques for in-vivo and ex-vivo multimodal brain MRI data (including, but not limited to, longitudinal analysis of brain MRI data, integration of functional and structural information, analysis of functional and structural brain networks, development of MR-based biomarkers). Apply advanced image analysis techniques on brain MRI data from a large aging cohort, and combine MRI data with a plethora of available risk factor, clinical, and post-mortem data. Develop and maintain quality control procedures and documentation. Work closely with physicists, engineers, neurologists, neuropsychologists, neuropathologists, biostatisticians, computational neuroscientists on imaging projects on aging. Support manuscript and grant-writing efforts. Assist in the training and supervision of other staff in appropriate use of new techniques. Other duties as assigned. Required Job Qualifications:
Ph.D. degree in Systems Biology, bioinformatics or related computational biology field OR Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Medical Physics, or related discipline. 3 years of experience working with complex data sets and or omics OR 3 years of experience in neuroimaging with MRI and modalities such as functional MRI, diffusion imaging, MR brain morphometry, quantitative susceptibility mapping, susceptibility-weighted imaging, MR perfusion, or MR relaxometry. Strong programming skills. Excellent communication and analytical skills. Ability to prioritize and manage own work. A clear interest in collaborative, multidisciplinary teamwork. Highly-motivated, enthusiastic and detail-oriented. Ability to work independently.
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