Under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigators in the Computational Neuroimaging and Neuroimaging of Coma and Consciousness laboratories the Research Technician will be working in a fast-paced computational neuroimaging lab. The lab develops and maintains software for MR image analysis and works primarily in a UNIX environment. The lab is also responsible for several in vivo and ex vivo (human) MRI projects.
Maintains electronic laboratory notebook Understands and applies basic scientific techniques Ex-vivo scanning on 3, 7 and 9.4 Tesla MRI scanners with human brain tissue, both as whole brain and also blocks and slides MRI data post-processing: running already existing tools to analyze the data Quality checking on experiment outcomes and manually fixing errors as well as manually outlining regions of interests Assist the PI(s) with determining the most suitable methodology
Able to work independently, show initiative, confidence in making decisions, able to multitask, not easily stressed, and one who is not easily discouraged by failed experiments but enjoys a challenge. Prepared for some minor work on weekends (with the ability to have a flexible schedule during the week). Ability to work independently and as a team member Good communication skills Computer literacy with knowledge of UNIX and software for MR image analysis Ability to perform multiple tasks independently Analytical skills and the ability to resolve technical problems Ability to interpret acceptability of data results Working knowledge of data management programs Demonstrated competence in research techniques and methodologies
Bachelor’s degree required.
Experience in data analysis, imaging, histology and neuroanatomy preferred
Work performed remotely during COVID and in laboratory setting otherwise. EEO Statement Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.