MRI Research Technician

Stanford University
School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

Job Details

MRI Research Technician 🔍School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States📁Research📅Jun 18, 2021 Post Date📅90060 Requisition #The Brain Stimulation Lab (BSL) has been at the forefront of using brain stimulation techniques to treat and study neuropsychiatric disorders. We focus on utilizing neurostimulation to probe the neural elements involved in control of conflict regulation within the human brain. The mission of the BSL is to utilize cutting-edge neuroimaging techniques in an effort to develop new hypotheses regarding proposed dysfunction within the neural networks involved in neuropsychiatric diseases/disorders.

The BSL offers research study treatments for numerous neuropsychiatric diseases/disorders. Currently, the BSL has several active studies examining topics such as treatment-resistant depression, chronic pain, suicide, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. BSL studies utilize novel brain stimulation techniques, novel psychopharmacological approaches and neuroimaging methods.

The BSL within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a MRI Research Technician to perform duties related to the coordination of neuroscience research studies focused on brain stimulation for neuropsychiatry illnesses. This position will be responsible for scanning participants in the MRI machine, administering EEG applications and measurements and collecting data for postdocs and staff.

Duties include:

  • Assist other research coordinators in the scanning of study participants in the MRI machine
  • Administer EEG applications and measurements
  • Collect data for postdocs and staff
  • Interact with the principal investigator and other BSL lab staff regularly, ensuring patient safety and adherence to proper study conduct.
* - Other duties may also be assigned


  • 2 years of experience with MRI scanning, EEG applications and measurements
  • The necessary patience and resourcefulness to interact well with adults with mental illness

Two-year college degree and two years related work experience or a Bachelor’s degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of related education and relevant experience.


  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

Society of Clinical Research Associates or Association of Clinical Research Professionals certification is preferred.


  • Frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, stoop, squat and use fine light/fine grasping.
  • Occasionally sit, reach above shoulders, perform desk based computer tasks, use a telephone and write by hand, lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.
  • Rarely kneel, crawl, climb ladders, grasp forcefully, sort and file paperwork or parts, rarely lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh 40 pounds or more.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


Occasional weekend hours and shifts as early as 5 AM Monday – Friday.

Additional Information
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 4924
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: F
  • Requisition ID: 90060


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