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Imaging Physicist Scientist

Relevante Inc.
Hood College, Maryland, US
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Academic / Research, Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
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Responsibilities of the Imaging Physicist Scientist:

Support activities that involve veterinary and human medical imaging.
Comply with the NIH Division of Occupational Health and Safety requirement for satisfactory completion of the Biosurety program and Select Agent program.
Play a role in ensuring that the biosecurity program promotes a security-conscious culture.
Comply with the physical security, protection of the divisions property, protection of information, cybersecurity, agent protection, control and accountability, safe disposal and waste handling, and personal security guidelines set forth by the divisions Biosurety program.

Requirements of the Imaging Physicist Scientist:

Advanced degree (MS or Ph.D.) in Physics or Electrical Engineer from an accredited college or university with 3 years specialized training and research in Nuclear Imaging
3+ years experience in Nuclear Imaging
Ability to work in a BSL-4 setting
Must be willing to be immunized with licensed and FDA-approved Investigational New Drugs (IND) recommended for persons at risk to occupational exposure of biological agents.
Must be willing to participate in periodic drug screening.
Must have the ability to obtain/maintain certification in Chemical Personnel Reliability Program and/or Biological Personnel Reliability Program.
Must have the ability to obtain/maintain CDC Select Agent Program approval.
Willingness to work under BSL-4 conditions to support the operations of specific modalities in Computed Tomography (CT), Single Positron Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT), Positron Emission Tomography (PET), microPET/CT and Ultrasonography within the imaging suite. Must be able to wear respiratory protection.
Must have experience working with radioactive materials.
Imaging expertise to provide imaging services on animal models in the BSL-4 environment. Must be able to support new projects in PET, SPECT, CT and Ultrasound by building on standard imaging techniques.
Good Laboratory Practice experience is preferred.
Experience with preclinical imaging systems, e.g. microPET/CT.
Experience with Philips or other clinical PET/SPECT/CT systems is a plus.
Basic understanding of laboratory information management systems (LIMS).
Experience with viral Select Agents.
Must have experience with image reconstruction techniques for PET, SPECT, and CT images.
Must be able to assess the quantitative accuracy of PET, SPECT, and CT images.
Must be able to develop image post-processing capabilities by using programming skills in MatLab, C, ImageJ, or other languages/programs as necessary.
Demonstrate interpersonal, oral, and written communication, and organizational skills.
Demonstrate ability to ability to work independently, design experiments, and analyze data.
MUST be a US Citizen

Benefits of the Imaging Physicist Scientist:

Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Life Insurance
Disability Insurance
401 (k) Profit Share Plan
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