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Senior Laboratory Executive (Imaging Specialist)

Date: 30-Sep-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The candidate is expected to establish new preclinical acquisition protocols for the 7T MRI scanner in order to meet the increasing demand of the NUS/NUHS research community for highest quality MRI data. The candidate is expected to implement MRI image analysis capabilities for preclinical imaging data in support of an increasing number of MRI study requests. The candidate is expected to be cross trained in operating other imaging modalities and to take part in routine CMIF team tasks.   

The candidate will be responsible to set up and execute preclinical 7T MRI protocols and will be responsible for all aspects of operation of the scanner. The candidate will be cross-trained on other imaging modalities in order to operate the same.   

The candidate will be responsible to implement MRI image analysis capabilities within CMIF. The candidate will perform image analysis as requested by researchers and train team members as well as researchers on MRI image analysis. The candidate will work with researchers to discuss their MRI needs and advice on best path forward to support their research goal.   

The candidate will work as part of the CMIF imaging team and will participate in team tasks such as SOP writing; orientation, procedure and safety training for researchers and new staff; QC procedures and laboratory maintenance and upkeep to ensure safe operation of the equipment.   

The candidate is required to maintain personal and professional development to meet the changing demands of the job and participate in appropriate training activities. 


Technical Knowledge and Skills required: 
- Experience in developing complex 3T and 7T MRI protocols and performing preclinical MRI examinations for a minimum of 3 years 
- Experience in MRI image analysis and the implementation and use of specialised software; Knowledge of Matlab programming is of advantage 
- Experiences in performing PET/CT and CT examinations desirable, if no prior experiences must be willing to be cross-trained on other modalities. Experience working within a multidisciplinary team environment 
- Works independently with minimum to no supervision and must works well as part of a team 
- Must be service-oriented 
- Good oral and written communication skills 

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More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Comparative Medicine

Department : Imaging Operations