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Research Technician, Center for Functional and Molecular Imaging (CFMI)

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Georgetown University
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Washington D.C.

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Research Technician, Center for Functional and Molecular Imaging (CFMI) Georgetown University Medical Center

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.

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Research Technician, Center for Functional and Molecular Imaging (CFMI) - Georgetown University Medical Center

The Center for Functional and Molecular Imaging (CFMI) at Georgetown University Medical Center has substantial expertise in structural, functional and brain imaging. We combine brain imaging with behavioral methods to explore the neural mechanisms of emotion, thought, feeling, movement and perception. We are actively developing a research program utilizing a number of imaging techniques.

The Research Technician works with investigators on extending current fMRI acquisition and analysis techniques, as well as carrying out research, and has two principal roles: running the 3.0T MRI scanner and carrying out the research studies underway in the lab.

The success of the CFMI completely depends Research Technician's success in operation the complicated MRI scanner, working with researchers from other labs, assisting them when they encounter problems, and assuring the comfortability of the sensitive population being scanned, including wide-range of participants being scanned, including those with developmental issues (e.g., autism), Alzheimer's disease patients, stroke patients, autistic individuals and children. Thus, a combination of highly technical and interpersonal skills is required.

Reporting to the Center's Director, the Research Technician has duties that include but are not limited to:

MRI Scan Operation
  • Operate the 3.0T MRI scanner - independently after training completion
  • Ensure the safety of those being scanned and accurate collection of the MRI data
  • Work with users for scheduling scan sessions
  • Assist in the execution of their neuroimaging experiments
  • Manage data transfer
  • Provide help with technical MRI troubleshooting, and support users as necessary with the fMRI scan equipment
  • Perform analysis and quality control of data collected for various projects


Research Studies
  • Perform unsupervised collection of MRI, cognitive-behavioral, and biological specimen data
  • Manage data organization, processing, and analysis
  • Assist with data interpretation, including manuscript preparation


Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalency - preferably in psychology, neuroscience, computer science, or biomedical engineering
  • 1 year of experience working in a research lab preferred
  • Combination of highly technical and interpersonal skills, as described


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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Benefits:

Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.


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