As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years.The Department of Neurological Surgery specializes in the management of acute brain and spinal trauma, vascular disease, disorders of the brain, peripheral nerves and spine. We are also co-directing the UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute and house the Sports Health and Safety Institute (SHSI), a new institute created in partnership with the NFL. Our physicians practice at Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Seattle Children's Hospital, Northwest Hospital, Valley Medical Center, the VA Hospital, and throughout the 5 state WWAMI Region. In addition, the department has one of the premier academic training programs in the world. We have an outstanding research program ranging from spine regeneration to brain computer interfaces and a broad array of clinical trials.The Department of Neurological Surgery currently has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Scientist/Engineer 1.The individual in this position will assist the PI with research studies, including preparation of data collection, data entry, and advanced analytical methods for neuroimaging post-processing. This position requires knowledge and expertise in Linux OS, and general programming skills necessary for advanced MR imaging analysis and study database management.Essential Functions:Responsible for analyzing MRI data and data base management in Linux OS environment. Assists investigator with research studies, including data entry, and programming for advanced analytical methods for neuroimaging post-processing. Daily duties include supporting the lab's clinical research studies involving human subjects through imaging post-processing and analysis, management of data reporting systems. These duties also encompass performing mathematical and statistical calculations and/or analysis; record, organize, transcribe and verify the accuracy of research study data; prepare data for computer input; and summarize relevant literature.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSBachelor's degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, or Neural Engineering. 1-3 years of experience of knowledge and expertise in Linux OS, and general programming skills necessary for advanced MR imaging analysis and study database management.DESIRED REQUIREMENTSKnowledge of quantitative neuroimaging methods.CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENTThe application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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