The Fetal-Neonatal Neuroimaging and Developmental Science Center at Boston Children's Hospital is seeking a full-time research assistant for the NIH funded project on development and implementation on novel in vivo imaging techniques of the placenta and the developing fetus using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Great organizational and interpersonal communication skills, as well as attention to details are required. Prior research experience in any field of medical imaging (e.g. MRI data analysis, etc.) is desired. Candidates with a strong interest in the technical aspects of MRI acquisition and/or image post-processing, as well as fetal/child development would excel in this position. This position will include some after hours and weekend study sessions.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Making sure that all investigators at the different research sites involved in this multi-centered project (BCH, MIT, MGH, BI and BWH) are up to date with their scheduled tasks. Helping with the organization and the agenda of the weekly, monthly and quarterly progress report meetings.
Preparing IRB protocol applications, submitting amendments and all other regulatory documentation requiring review by the IRB. Maintaining and updating information as required by Hospital and Sponsor/NIH guidelines.
Helping with recruitment, consenting, and scheduling of pregnant women for research MRI studies.
Performing data collection at study visits (e.g. questionnaires and other TBD documents). Potentially helping with conducting MRI scans, and/or biological sample handling.
Building and maintaining study databases.
Assisting with web page design and maintenance.
The research assistant will primarily work with the assigned associated staff and investigators in this project, although there might be overlap and interaction with other studies within the Center.
Work will also include visits to the institutions involved in this project (MIT, MGH, BI and BWH).
Provides positive and effective customer service that supports departmental and hospital operations.
Contributes to the teamwork within and between departments and organizations
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and minimum of 1 year experience or with the above described experiments.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Internal Number: 2718387
About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.