Senior Research Specialist

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Position Information

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Number of Positions Available 1
University Title Senior Research Specialist
Working Title MRI Senior Research Specialist
Department Human Brain Imaging
Department Location Columbus
Requisition Number 430298
Summary of Duties

The Center for Cognitive and Behavioral Brain Imaging (CCBBI) at the Ohio State University is a state-of-the-art interdisciplinary research facility supporting a wide range of users with cognitive, computational, clinical, social, and developmental neuroscience interests. This fMRI facility is focused on research (not treatment). Maintains, debugs, and optimizes the operation of the Siemens MRI system; conducts research and remains informed of the latest technical development in the field of MRI, fMRI, DTI, ASL, and MRS; communicates technical developments to users of the facility both in person and in research seminars; maintains proper functioning of the Siemens 3T PRISMA MRI system and related hardware in the facility; debugs any hardware problems; interfaces with representatives of various hardware vendors to find solutions to problems; educates users in image acquisition, processing, and data analysis through comprehensible presentations in research seminars and user workshops; assists in imaging research protocol developments; collaborates with individual researchers to identify, install, and optimize MRI, fMRI, DTI, ASL, and MRS pulse sequences for different experimental needs; works with support staff who are responsible for research and testing of subjects; maintains and monitors the safety of the fMRI facility.

Additional Information for Applicants:
Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check.
Required Qualifications

Doctoral degree in MR physics, biomedical engineering, electrical engineering or related field; research experience in a technical field closely related to MRI, fMRI, and DTI; experience in managing MRI system(s).

Desired Qualifications
Target Salary $75,000.00 - $85,000.00 Annually
Job Category Research
Job Appointment (FTE%)


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary or Regular Regular
Posting Start Date 07/15/2017
Posting End Date 01/07/2018
Dept Contact Name York,Kimberly Ann
Dept Contact Phone 614/247-6363
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you related in any way to a faculty/staff member in the unit of the position for which you are applying?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What prompted you to apply for this position at The Ohio State University? Please select an answer below:
    • Referred by personal contact
    • Referred by OSU recruiter
    • Job/Career Fair
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Columbus Dispatch
    • Professional organization
    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Local newspapers
    • Other
  3. * Do you have a Doctoral degree in MR physics, biomedical engineering, electrical engineering or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have at least one year of experience in a technical field closely related to MRI, fMRI, and DTI?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have one year of experience in managing MRI system(s)?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other