Duke University Medical Center, Radiology/Center for InVivo Microscopy

Position ID:DukeUniv-CIVM-RESTECH [#17084, 0951]
Position Title: Image Processing Specialist/Research Tech II
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27710, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biomedical Engineering / Biomedical Engineering
Radiology
Appl Deadline:2020/11/13 11:59PMhelp popup** (posted 2020/10/06, listed until 2020/11/13)
Position Description:    

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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II Requisition Number: 62629 Date: October 6, 2020 Location: Radiology/Center for In Vivo Microscopy Durham, NC, US, 27710 Personnel Area: MEDICAL CENTER

School of Medicine: Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve human health locally and around the globe.

Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations. Duke University Job Description: RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II (0951)

Perform a variety of complex technical duties involved in conducting laboratory tests, experiments and determinations in support of Duke University research operations.

Image Processing Specialist The Duke Center for In Vivo Microscopy has an opening for a highly motivated engineer to develop preclinical MR imaging methods and develop sophisticated image processing pipelines. Experience in MRI and/or image processing is useful but not essential. We will train you. A strong engineering background is essential.

Work Performed: Perform a variety of complex technical duties involved in conducting physical, chemical, biological and other research laboratory tests, experiments and determinations to obtain data for research purposes; compile, analyze, document and draw tentative conclusions from experimental results.

Confer with principal investigator to review work assignments and develop plans for research experiments; make minor modifications to existing laboratory procedures and techniques to meet the needs of the particular equipment as required. Review laboratory methods manual, scientific journals, abstracts and other literature for information applicable to research experiments.

Determine and set up instruments, material and apparatus and operate laboratory equipment required for specific tests.

Obtain, prepare, mount and stain tissue, blood and other substances for microscopic examination. Prepare culture media, chemicals, reagents and solutions.

Maintain sufficient inventory of material, supplies and equipment for performance of duties; clean and maintain laboratory equipment. Review work of lower level laboratory personnel within designated areas and assist in training new personnel. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Compensation: Starting salary will be commensurate with experience. Duke University is an equal opportunity employer with a generous benefits package. The CIVM is a vibrant community of scholars with a 40-year history in state of the art imaging. Interested candidates should apply at: https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=62629&company=dukeuniverP1

Required Qualifications at this Level Education/Training: Work generally requires a bachelor's degree in botany, biology, zoology, psychology or other directly related scientific field.

Preferred: A bachelor’s degree in engineering or computer science with strong interest image processing

Preference will be given to candidates with strong programming background. Applicants must be anxious to grow their skills and learn. ________________________________________ Experience: None required above education/training requirement. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE ________________________________________ Skills: N/A The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Read more about Duke’s commitment to affirmative action and nondiscrimination at hr.duke.edu/eeo.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.


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