Mar 26, 2020

STAFF RESEARCH ASSOCIATE I

  • UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Full time

Job Description

ResponsibilitiesUnder direct supervision of the Principal Investigator of the UCLA Brain Tumor Imaging Laboratory (BTIL) within the Center for Computer Vision and Imaging Biomarkers (CVIB) in the Department of Radiological Sciences, overall, the Research Associate will independently perform data collection and analysis procedures pertaining to ongoing and new research projects; use computer analysis software to derive desired quantitative measures from radiological image data; execute the transfer of image and other data into research databases for analysis; extract image-derived data using software developed by investigators in the research group; collect image and other data for experiments; assist in all aspects of data analysis. Specifically, the SRA will process clinical and research-related neuroimaging data sets, segment neuropathology for analyses, and produce reconstructed and/or post-processed images. The SRA will also help acquire data, analyze data, and generate reports for data in prospective neuroimaging research trials within the BTIL and CVIB. The SRA will also provide general research support to the PI and perform a variety of general office duties. QualificationsBachelor’s Degree Management skills to maintain and organize complex ongoing projects Skill in operating a computer using various programs and databases: e.g. Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power-Point, Access, etc., EDB, PTR, BIS, Internet, etc. Ability to act as liaison to faculty, staff, patients, families, and other visitors. Ability to speak in a concise, diplomatic and respectful manner. Skill in prioritizing projects and assignments to complete work in a timely and accurate manner. Working knowledge of medical terminology. Ability to read and follow precise written instructions for preparing manuscripts, abstracts and various forms. Excellent interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students, patients and others. Excellent written communication skills to compose and edit letters, memos and other correspondence using proper grammar, punctuation, spelling and syntax. Excellent customer service skills and ability to handle unexpected situations. Excellent analytical skills with ability to review detailed work. Ability to organize and manage large volumes of material in an established system with careful attention to detail. Demonstrated skill in assessing situations, anticipating problems, gathering information or data, and recommending solutions. Ability to handle sensitive materials and confidential information with discretion and tact. Ability to function as a team member and to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and skill in setting priorities to meet rigorous deadlines. Ability to use office equipment such as: personal computer, calculator, phone, photocopier, fax, scanner, printer, etc. Writing skills to complete written reports on all phases of technical data for animal models pertaining to medical treatment for humans. Ability to assist with the interpretation of data yielded by research studies and the application of results as requested. Maintain excellent professional working relationships with all levels of individuals within the Department, the Medical Center, School of Medicine, Clinical Faculty, Campus Departments, students and visitors UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. 74576075.jpgi?e=se&tv=pixel_tracker&p=web&aid=uclahealth&se_ca=misc&se_ac=impression&se_la=1944