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Research Support
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MB-Molecular Biophys & Integ Bio
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89771 Requisition #

Berkeley Lab’s Molecular Biophysics & Integrated Bioimaging Division has an opening for a Research Associate. The successful candidate will perform semi-routine research assignments by processing and analyzing PET data obtained both at LBNL and through multisite studies for which the LBNL group has responsibility for data quality control and analysis. The person in this role will be involved in quality control of images acquired, as well as data analysis of these images. The position will have responsibility for managing and logging work on datasets, using computer programs to extract image data from images, analyzing results of studies using programs for data analysis, modifying existing scripts using a variety of programming approaches, and preparing a variety of reports.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Utilize existing programs and protocols for performing quality control measurements on PET and MRI scans.

  • Utilize existing programs for obtaining quantitative metrics from brain images, including structural MRI scans, functional MRI scans, and PET scans.

  • Modify existing programs/processing pipelines using a variety of scripting or programming languages.

  • Prepare databases of quantitative data from brain images.

  • Analyze data using software for statistical hypothesis testing.

  • Prepare reports in both statistical analytic formats and graphs/figures.

  • Maintain adequate logs and records of all analyses.

 

What Is Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, or related field preferred and up to a few years related experience.

  • Knowledge of statistics with experience and proficiency working with statistical hypothesis testing software.

  • Experience documenting research results and record-keeping.

  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Good communication skills.

 

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with studies of higher cognitive function (such as memory, language, etc.) in humans.

  • Experience using computer software to analyze medical images of the brain such as fMRI, structural MRI or PET.

  • Experience with Python or MATLAB.

 

The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.

 

Notes: 

  • This is a full-time career appointment.

  • M-F, non-exempt (hourly paid) from overtime pay.

  • This position is represented by a union for collective bargaining purposes.

  • Salary will be determined based on the range by the collective bargaining agreement. 

  • This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

  • Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.

 

Learn About Us:

 

Working at Berkeley Lab has many rewards including a competitive compensation program, excellent health and welfare programs, a retirement program that is second to none, and outstanding development opportunities.  To view information about the many rewards that are offered at Berkeley Lab- Click Here.

 

Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/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, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4.  Click here to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."

 

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups presently considering scientific research careers.

 

 



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