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Staff Research Associate II
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Under the general supervision of the Image Processing Lab Supervisor and the Computer Vision and Imaging Biomarkers (CVIB) Lab director(s), the SRAII will be involved in all aspects of the CVIB Lab including but not limited to data collection and computer analysis. General supervision from the Image Processing Supervisor with oversight from the CVIB director(s). Provide training for new personnel on the data collection procedures as well as the usage of image analysis software. Independently perform data collection and analysis procedures pertaining to ongoing and new research projects. Use computer analysis software to derive desired quantitative measures from radiological image data. Execute the transfer of image and other data into research databases for analysis. Extraction of image-derived data using software developed by investigators in research group. Collection of image and other data for experiments. Assist in all aspects of data analysis. Ensure that correct procedures are being performed. Assure compliance with Hospital and University policies, including those related to the use of Human Subjects in research. These duties will consist of assisting with the preparation of materials for Institutional Review Board.

Job Qualifications
Ability to extract and record relevant data from medical records and medical images and to use computer techniques to acquire and transfer these data into the research database in appropriate forms. Experience with CT data is preferable and experience with MRI and/or Ultrasound data an advantage. Ability to run image developmental analysis software developed by investigators. Familiarity with web-based tools and blogs. Writing skills to prepare complete written reports on all phases of data collection and analysis. Ability to assist with the interpretation of data yielded by research studies and the application of results as requested. Ability to identify problems, trouble-shoot minor problems and relay information to responsible parties. Ability to train others in the use of image analysis software, data collection procedures and data analysis methods. Working knowledge of Medical Terminology and anatomy. Ability to conduct tours for visiting scholars, manufacturers and potential collaborators, including the ability to demonstrate image analysis software. Ability to set priorities in response to a heavy volume of tasks with conflicting demands. Ability to work with little or no direction and to follow through to completion. Interpersonal skills to develop and maintain cooperative working relations with the research team and other personnel. Team work and flexibility are important.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.