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#90941 Radiology Research Coordinator

Filing Deadline: Mon 11/27/2017

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/15/17 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.


UCSD Department of Radiology is one of the most innovative and productive academic departments in the country, offering challenging career opportunities in the diverse areas of advanced educational programs, leading-edge research, and state-of-the-art services for clinical and translational studies. The department is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and growth opportunities to its talented and dedicated employees. The liver Imaging Group within the Department of Radiology is a diverse group pf Physicists, Radiologists, Image Analysts, and Researches. We work on a range of NIH funded studies and Industry studies, performing cutting edge MRI, Ultrasound, and CT research with a broad team of international collaborators.

Under supervision, the Radiology Research Coordinator supports clinical research efforts and uses magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) methods in research studies. The Research Coordinator will work as the lead Research Associate for an NIH multi-site grant studying MRE in the liver. The Research Coordinator will coordinate and manage research studies. Duties include: recruiting research subjects; screening for subject eligibility; scheduling subjects appointments; laboratory and specimen submission and storage; acquiring health information and medical history from eligible research participants; administering diagnostic interviews; conducting MRI testing sessions, data collection and transfer; assisting with the review of SOPs to be tested clinically, and using imaging; maintenance of accurate and complete clinical research files; data maintenance and analysis; protocol compliance; assistance with grant progress reports; assistance with IRB continuations and amendments; and service as liaison between laboratory and department administrative support staff to ensure laboratory needs are met. The incumbent will need to perform other duties as needed.


  • Theoretical knowledge of MR Imaging, biology, physics, or related field.

  • Demonstrated experience with research protocol in order to screen patients for eligibility, initiate research protocol, and collect specimens.

  • Demonstrated experience performing diagnostic physiological interviews.

  • Demonstrated experience obtaining and processing 4D and 3D magnetic resonance images.

  • Proven ability to use statistical software, database and spreadsheet, and word processing software applications. Experience using Microsoft Office, Matlab, Osirix, and RedCap.

  • Proven ability to speak fluent Spanish with proficiency in the anatomical and clinical lexicon.

  • Knowledge of Ultrasound, CT scans, MRI scans, and other diagnostic procedures.

  • Demonstrated experience working with university regulatory systems, including HRPP and IRB.

  • Must possess certification as a scanner operator or willing to be certified within 3 months of hire date.


  • Formal education in a related field, including biology, science, and mathematics.


  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as necessary.

  • Must possess Driver's License in California.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!


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UC San Diego School of Medicine
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East Campus
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Days, 8 hrs/day