Research Technician II - Radiology - 49237 | Washington University in St. Louis - Military Veterans

at Herc - Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri

EOE Statement: Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. Essential Functions: POSITION SUMMARY: Position assists with the technical aspects of studies and experiments, including documentation and preparation of materials.  PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists with Magnetic Resonance (MR) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) research studies, collection of data, set-up and maintenance of equipment. Performs processing of imaging data using neuroimaging software toolkits (FreeSurfer, MATLAB, R, SAS, SPSS). Performs QC/QA on imaging data and preliminary analyses. Performs data entry and maintains data files on research. Complies with established safety procedures and maintains required documentation on laboratory conditions. Ensures lab and conditions and equipment are properly cleaned and maintained in accordance with established procedures. Assists with general lab maintenance. Performs other duties as assigned. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with one year of experience in a laboratory setting or an equivalent combination of education and experience such as a RT (radiologic technologist) certification with experience in PET or MRI. Degree in statistics, biostatistics, math, biomedical engineering, or computer science. Ability to work independently and communicate with laboratory staff and investigators. Ability to maintain complete and organized records/reports.  Working knowledge of computer software and imaging equipment (MR and PET scanners). Interests in psychology and/or neuroscience. Familiarity with command line interface computer processing (Linux). Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and up to one year of experience in a laboratory setting or an equivalent combination of education and experience equaling four years. Job Type/Schedule: This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. Department Name/Job Location: This position is in the Department of Radiology.  This position is for the Medical School Campus. Salary Range: The hiring range for this position is $14.07 - $18.99 per hour. Pre-Employment Screening: All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits: This position is eligible for full-time benefits.  Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits:   https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7 . Internal Applicant Instruction: This position is grade R06. Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account.  If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor.  To attach these documents, go to:  My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation. Applicant Special Instructions: This position works in a laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological, chemical and radioactive hazards.  The individual must be physically able to wear protective equipment and to provide standard care to research animals.