Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Research Teaching Specialist IV for the department of Medicine – Infectious Diseases at the New Jersey Medical School. The primary purpose of the Research Teaching Specialist IV position is to assist with specialized research relative to the study of translational and clinical studies in tuberculosis, focused on clinical/epidemiological research, and medical imaging (eg. PET/CT, MRI) studies. The RTS IV will work on study coordination and implementation, as well as data analysis and manuscript preparation under direct supervision of the Principal Investigator.
Assists in the coordination and implementation of projects in special areas of interest including tuberculosis medical imaging studies (in both humans and non-human primates) and processing/analysis of multi-site clinical research data.
Assists with collection, processing, and quality control of imaging and clinical research data and preparation of data analyses and reports.
Assists initially with imaging segmentation, with training and supervision from the Principal Investigator.
Generates, compiles, and presents data with appropriate conclusions, recommendations, etc. pertinent to research activity.
Assists in the development of research study protocols and operating procedures.
Participates in the evaluation of the existing procedures, suggesting revisions where necessary and proposing new procedures, where required.
Supervises undergraduate students and research interns.
Participates in the development of performance standards, selection of methodology within the clinical and research areas to ensure conformance with the goals and objectives of the department.
Assists in the implementation of the programs and projects in special areas of interest to the department.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Graduate degree or equivalent in a relevant health-related science (eg. Biostatistics/Epidemiology, Clinical Research, Data/Information Sciences, Bioinformatics, Public Health, Biomedical Engineering, Imaging Science, Microbiology, or related field).
Bachelor's degree in a relevant health-related science plus at least two (2) years of research experience.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
PHYSICALDEMANDS -This position primarily involves stationary desk/computer work. Hearing and speech capabilities necessary to communicate with other researchers and staff in person, on the telephone and by e-mail. Vision capable of viewing gauges, computer monitors, charts, forms, text and numbers for prolonged periods.
Must be available to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays when necessary to meet deadlines.
Must be open to broader roles and scientific responsibilities with a new and growing research group
Salary: Maximum authorized hiring amount $55,000
Posting Number: 19ST3755
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 98949
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.