Program Manager Research
Arizona State University (ASU) is now inviting applications for the position of Program Manager Research 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.
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Grant Funded Position
This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.
$63,700 - $98,000 per year; DOE
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 visits.
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, pulse sequence programming, 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.
Bachelor's degree in a related field and 7 years related experience; 4 of which include project management of technical or scientific endeavors.
Evidence of a Major in Physics, Biomedical Engineering or related field.
Experience in small animal MRI and MR pulse sequence programming.
Evidence of a publication record and history of collaborative MRI studies is highly desirable.
Activities are primarily performed in a regular, climate controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, standing, walking. Visual acuity and manual dexterity associated with daily use of desktop computer; bending, stooping, reaching and lifting up to 20 pounds. Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential duties.
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Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
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