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Student Research Worker

Psychiatry

Student Research Worker

  • 529844
  • Medical Center
  • Psychiatry
  • Part Time
  • Opening on: Sep 26 2022
  • Ungraded
  • Job Type: Short Term Casual
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 5
  • Salary Range:
 

Position Summary

This job helps with the drug discovery for schizophrenia by analyzing the MRI data with programming methods. The main responsibility of the position is conducting T1-weighted MRI data processing and analysis using a numerical method and deep learning. It also involves conducting literature reviews, attending project meetings, area seminars, and other meetings as necessary.


Responsibilities

  • Conducts T1-weighted MRI data processing and analysis using a numerical method and deep learning.
  • Conducts literature reviews.
  • Attends project meetings, area seminars, and other meetings as necessary.
  • Summarizes project results and preparing materials for academic paper writing.
  • Prepares progress reports for the PI and funding agency.
  • Performs related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completion of the BMEN E4460 Deep Learning in Biomedical Imaging course with a high grade

Other Requirements

  • Must successfully complete all online systems training requirements 
  • Prior experience with or contribution to open-source software projects, particularly in the scientific software domain.
  • Prior experience with large-scale neurological disease data analysis.
  • Image assessment for QA activities related to common MRI-based hardware or software errors.
  • Excellent communications skills in oral and written English, must be able to write at an advanced scientific level. Knowledge of foreign languages is helpful.
  • Excellent verbal, written, computer, technical, and proposal communication and presentation skills, including fluent English, and advanced MS Office Suite proficiency.
  • Proven strength in troubleshooting skills with customer-centric and scientific thinking and teaching skills required.
  • Demonstrated capability for independent work and creative problem-solving.
  • Organizational and collaborative skills, particularly the ability to work in an environment with colleagues who are highly diverse in technical background, level of training, and interaction styles.

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