Seasonal Hire - Radiology MRI Research

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Seasonal Hire - Radiology MRI Research

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Research

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 240000YO

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Position Summary:

The technical position of the lab assistant is to perform computer programming and image analysis of radiological medical data. This position is for a student/casual employee to process data using AI machines and deep learning methods. After an initial training period, the person will work closely with the faculty. They will assist in the programming of new code for AI applications in current data on radiological data using newly developed user-friendly software and in entering data completed in spreadsheets. They will assist with data entry and literature searches for research papers and manuscripts. They will keep written logs of their work in lab notebooks.

Seasonal Hires are a temporary status and therefore may not be employed for a period of more than four and ½ months. These individuals may be hired either as full-time or part-time and must be a minimum age of 16 years.

POSITION KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Under close supervision, conduct research activities according to research protocol. Research activities may include some or all of the following: patient recruiting and screening, traditional laboratory experiments and activities, informatics, field interviewer recruiting, screening and training, and/or animal laboratories.

  2. May maintain clean laboratory equipment and/or work area to ensure a safe and efficient work environment.

  3. Collects, evaluates, and interprets research data to provide needed information to principal investigators and other researchers. Updates notebooks, records, and databases as needed.

  4. Stays abreast of new and updated protocols for the research department.

  5. Order laboratory and/or other supplies as directed by senior research staff.

  6. As needed, may coordinate the work of laboratory technicians and assistants to ensure efficient, timely, and high-quality results.

  7. Complies with all governmental and University policies, rules, regulations, and codes.

  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

Communication: Good people skills and good communication skills required

Basic understanding of programming skills in Python C++, MATLAB, and other high-level languages and code documentation required.

Basic understanding of business intelligence software such as Tableau

Good verbal and written communication skills

Experience:

Entry level program ability to develop advanced software to use for database searches using Python and/or MATLAB. After an initial training period, the person will work closely with the Faculty.

Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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In addition, all UTHealthHouston​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’sHoustonrules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.