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Research Analyst Baltimore

Center for Communication Programs

Center for Communication Programs Baltimore MD United States

5 days ago

The Jia lab is interested in hiring a Research Analyst to support research on the development, optimization, and translation of preclinical image-guided animal irradiation technologies. The position will be heavily involved in the development of research questions, conducting literature reviews on emerging animal irradiation technologies, developing state-of-the-art imaging, image guidance... irradiation technologies. In addition, will be performing data analysis on in-house experimental data as well as collaborator data sets. This role will work across teams within the lab, including the principal investigator, post-docs, graduate students, and other members, encouraging a strong team dynamic. The applicant should have ample technical maturity in medical physics, engineering, and programming.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities
• Establish, maintain, and expand imaging and irradiation technologies for precision image-guided preclinical small animal irradiation experiments.
• Develop novel prototypes of imaging and irradiation instruments and translate them to end users to support pre-clinical radiobiology studies.
• Develop quality assurance programs for preclinical imaging and irradiation equipment and standard operating procedures for using the equipment.
• Operate dedicated equipment; records data; perform quality assurance of equipment; maintains and makes minor adjustments to equipment.
• Analyze and interpret results, summarize, and report data to the principal investigator and other collaborators as well as present findings in laboratory meetings with a view toward further refinement of research goals with input from colleagues.
• Contribute to the preparation of manuscripts and grant proposals.
• Will have the opportunity to present findings to the scientific community through publications in relevant journals and through presentation of results at conferences, seminars, and scientific meetings.
• Exchange non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate requiring good oral and written communication skills. The qualified candidate must demonstrate the ability to communicate on a professional level, act appropriately and effectively with all levels of staff and exercise good judgment.

Minimum Qualifications
• Master's Degree in a related science.
• Six years related experience.
• Proven technical knowledge and laboratory experience.

Preferred Qualifications
• Ph.D. Degree in physics or engineering.
• Experience in technology development and supporting preclinical irradiation and imaging.
• Experience in CT/PET/MRI for preclinical animal imaging and image analysis.
• Prior supervisory experience.
• Publication record.

Classified Title: Research Analyst
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MF
Starting Salary Range: $72,940-$100,380-$127,820 Annually (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F, 8:30am-5:00pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: School of Medicine Campus
Department name: SOM Rad Onc Medical Physics
Personnel area: School of Medicine

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Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
• *Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

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