Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking multiple Research Assistant II’s to support the Translational Imaging Facility (TIF) with Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine (CNRM) located at the Uniformed Services University (USU) in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to TIF/CNRM.
USU’s TIF collaborates with many different intramural federal programs involving the Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine (CNRM), US Department of Defense (DoD) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Incumbent’s research efforts will include imaging applications with a concentration in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Positron Emission Tomography (PET), Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT), Computed Tomography (CT) and Bioluminescence Imaging.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Safe and professional handling of small animals to include mice, rats and ferrets. Understanding of MRI, PET/SPECT/CT and Bioluminescence imaging as well as a basic background in radiation safety. Previous work with in-vivo small animal imaging particularly MRI/PET/SPECT/CT/Bioluminescence imaging and translational imaging techniques is preferred.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: B.S. degree in a scientific discipline plus experience in directly related research in medical imaging. Laboratory training in animal handling.
Minimum Experience: 3-5 years of relevant work experience.
Physical Capabilities: Long periods of standing and sitting.
Work Environment: Laboratory/Office environment.
Security/ Background: Eligibility to obtain and maintain a Tier I investigation/Public Trust and a Common Access Card (CAC).
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.