Associate Research Scientist
Arizona State University: Office of the Executive Vice
President Knowledge Enterprise: KE Core Facilities:
Arizona State University (ASU) is now inviting applications for
the position of Associate Research Scientist with Biosciences Core
to oversee the operation, maintenance and technical developments
for a 3-Field (3T/ 7T/ 9.4T) small animal MR Solutions scanner as
well as a vertical bore 18T Agilent MRI scanner. In this
position, you would work on developing or optimizing MRI scan
protocols and/or building or modifying coils, along with some data
processing to assist in novel MRI research
projects. Additionally, as time allows, you would be
available to perform routine scanning for end users and help them
organize and retrieve data. This position will report to the
Biosciences Operations Director at ASU.
The small animal MRI scanner is part of a joint effort between
ASU and Dignity Health and is located at Magnetic Resonance
Research Center (MRRC) in ASU (Tempe Campus). The ASU imaging
facilities in Tempe complement those at the Barrow Neurological
Institute/ASU Center for Preclinical Imaging in nearby Phoenix.
Salary Range: $70,000 - $90,000 per year;
- Maintaining the facility equipment at performance
specification, including conducting and/or supervising instrument
maintenance, scheduling, inventory management, performance
evaluations, and initiating and coordinating necessary service
- Providing operational and/or collaborative research
assistance to ASU and outside researchers. This includes but is not
limited to, the operation of facility equipment, data analysis, and
the publication of scientific results.
- Promoting the research capacity of the facility by
disseminating scientific results through both local, national and
international forums and staying up to date with research advances
in the field.
- Training users and authorizing trained independent and
semi-independent users to access facility resources after
ascertaining qualification for use.
- Assisting the Biosciences Operations Director and other core
staff to integrate various aspects of all bioimaging resources
under Biosciences management including any new instruments acquired
in the future.
- Assisting the Biosciences Operations Director and Core
Facilities administrative staff to develop budgets and manage
financial aspects of the facilities and tours for visitors.
- Applicants must have a PhD in Physics, Biomedical Engineering
or related field.
- Experience in small animal MRI and MR pulse sequence
- 5 years of post-PhD research experience
- Strong publication record and history of collaborative MRI
studies is highly desirable.
Applicants are responsible for including a cover letter, CV, and
the names of three professional references in their application
through the Interfolio website: https://apply.interfolio.com/88940.
Emailed applications will not be accepted.
Application Deadline: We will
begin reviewing applications January 5, 2022 and will continue
to review incoming applications on a biweekly basis until the
fellowship is filled.
For the seventh year in a row, ASU has been named the most
innovative school in the nation, recognizing the university's
culture of groundbreaking research and partnerships, as well as its
commitment to helping students thrive in college and beyond. U.S.
News and World Report has named ASU as the most innovative
university all seven years the category has existed.
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strategic partnerships, entrepreneurship, and international
development. Our success arises from solutions-focused,
interdisciplinary research; an entrepreneurial approach that is
embedded in every school and department; and a commitment to
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research enterprises in the U.S., with research expenditures nearly
tripling over the last decade. In addition to advancing
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