Columbia University Research Assistant in New York, New York

Job TitleResearch Assistant

Job Code Title

Job Requisition Number 095899

Department 7581- TBI Taub Institute

Location Medical Center

Job Type Support Staff Full-Time Regular

Bargaining Unit 1199 / SSA Area

If temporary, indicate duration

Hours Per Week 35

Job Family Research Support (Laboratory and Non-Laboratory)

Salary Grade Technical 5-075

Salary Range

Advertised Summary Job Description We are seeking a Research Assistant in the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain. Primary responsibilities will include neuroimaging data analysis for ongoing studies involving cognitive aging and dementia. To this end, the RA will implement existing neuroimaging analysis protocols; refine existing neuroimaging software; manage data transfer and data storage; and work with investigators in the integration of structural and behavioral data. In addition to these duties, there are opportunities for participation in seminars, case conferences, and manuscript preparation/co-authorship.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Requires a bachelor's degree and at least 1.5 years of related experience or equivalent in education, training and experience.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant The applicant should have proficiency in the use of Linux, MATLAB, and Python.

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications Background in biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, math, physics, neuroscience, or a related field is helpful, but not strictly required. Specific background in neuroimaging is a plus, including experience with neuroimaging software (FSL, SPM, FreeSurfer) and knowledge of image viewing software are preferred.

Master's degree preferred.

Essential Functions

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Special Indications

This position works with: Contact with patients and/or research subjects

HIPAA Compliance training required Yes

Participation in Medical Surveillance required Yes

What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? Standard Posting

Requisition Open Date 12-04-2018

Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled

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