We are seeking a Research Assistant who will assist with research activities and resources for work performed in the AIAI Laboratory. Work with members of the lab and assist with the development of phantoms for realistic simulation of patient anatomy. Perform CBCT experiments, compile and interpret data. This person needs to apply good research practices in such activities, including quantitative analyses, data management, lab inventory, and record keeping.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Assist research team with preparation of imaging experiments on x-ray CT systems.
Perform x-ray data processing and analysis under the supervision of senior researchers.
Organize and maintain large collections of imaging data.
Maintain paper and computerized research files.
Participate in weekly research group meetings. Meet regularly with designated laboratory staff to review recent data, troubleshoot current experiments, review new experimental protocols, and prioritize new experiments.
Prepare mandatory reports and documents/protocols.
Conduct literature searches and participate in drafting scientific communications (papers and conference presentations).
Refer to and comply with procedure manuals, follow proper laboratory protocols and safety policy/procedures, and be familiar with material data safety sheets in assigned work areas. Adhere to all Health Safety and Environment (HSE) guidelines applicable to assigned work area.
Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Master's Degree in a related discipline.
Experience in a research laboratory that applies techniques of anatomical, functional, and/or structural imaging analysis or acquisition.
Related experience in 3D-printing, x-ray experiments.
Adequate knowledge in biomedical engineering and imaging physics. Familiarity and experience with CT data acquisition, reconstruction, and image analysis.
Working knowledge of research practices for quantification of Cone-Beam CT image quality.
Experience in design of phantoms for simulation of realistic patient anatomy in Cone-Beam CT.
Experience with common computer programs such as Microsoft Office, with data analysis using Matlab and Python.
Willingness to learn specialized software used in the research.
May transport equipment and supplies usually less than 40 pounds from one area to another (in the laboratory or on campus).
Classified Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.75-$23.00 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, varied hours Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM BME Biomedical Imaging Science Personnel area: School of Medicine
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