Lab Specialist in Radiology and Medical Imaging
Job location: Charlottesville, VA
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-05
The Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging is seeking a highly motivated individual fill a full-time Laboratory Specialist position and participate as an integral member of Dr. James Stone’s research laboratory. The incumbent will perform lab specialist duties necessary for the execution of required elements of an extramural award that will study glymphatic drainage throughout the brain following primary blast overpressure exposure.
Dr. Stone's laboratory focuses upon military relevant traumatic brain injury, and his laboratory is one of the leading programs in the country exploring the neurological correlates of primary blast overpressure exposure in military service members. A component of this work involves studying preclinical/translational models of blast-induced traumatic brain injury to better understand the pathophysiological underpinnings of this disease process.
One of these extramural projects involves the study of glymphatic drainage in a model of blast-induced TBI. The Lab Specialist will support these efforts by performing responsibilities critical to the conduct of this program.
Specific responsibilities include:
- Research, compile, and maintain complex statistical, numerical, and computerized reports.
- Assist in evaluation of research methods, procedures, and techniques based on established objectives.
- Provide basic assistance to researchers in manipulating, computing, and analyzing data
- Engage in model creation activities.
- Perform responsibilities involving animal handling.
- Collect data associated with the research.
- Perform initial data interpretation.
Education: Bachelor's degree.
Experience: 3 years of experience. 6 years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.
This is a restricted position; continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance.
Priority review of applications will begin on April 15, 2021 but the position will remain open until filled.
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