Medical Imaging Scientist, Senior

 
Position: Medical Imaging Scientist, Senior

Job ID: 150212

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: RADIOLOGY RESEARCH

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Monday-Friday 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years. Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation. To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Senior Medical Imaging Scientist – åsomeone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll provide advanced medical imaging expertise to clinical and translational research projects in a clinical and academic environment.

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Responsibilities :

Lead technical development related to pediatric MR, CT, and PET/CT
• Participate in MR-related hardware and software development in conjunction with research scientists, in addition to working with radiologists to develop pediatric clinical MR protocols
• Assist in the development of new treatment protocols and consult on non-routine patient planning and treatment
• Teach basic physics to medical residents, fellows, and technologists
• Identify and assess feasibility and significance of research projects, as well as formulate a project/issue by using information obtained through contact with other researchers, physicians, or literature searches
• Collaborate and submit research findings for publications and present the data at local or national meetings as required
• Formulate and implement new research techniques to enable projects to be carried out efficiently and ensure successful completion of assigned goals
• Identify external funding opportunities and submit applications for the external sources of support to offset research costs
• Assist physicians and other principal investigators in obtaining grant funds and financial support
• Measure and evaluate the performance of medical imaging equipment that I used for treating patients
• Calibrate and maintain medical imaging equipment
• Lead the MRI Safety Committee and recommend safety procedures
• Ensure compliance with state, local, and federal regulations



Qualifications:

Ph.D. in physics, electrical or biomedical engineering, computation or computer science, medical physics, or a related field
• MRIP or MHP certification required
• Thorough knowledge of MRI, programming, Monte Carlo simulation packages, and image reconstruction algorithms



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