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Research Assistant, Radiology Informatics and Image Processing Lab

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 86120
Job Family: Research Professional
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Remote Opportunity: No
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 55811085039243-Radiology - Diagnostics



This full-time position is in the Radiology Informatics and Image Processing Laboratory (RIIPL) and supports radiology's commitment to the research mission and medical imaging clinical service line. In particular, biomedical image analysis, computational neuroscience, and machine learning, including image processing, brain network analyses, and computer-assisted diagnosis and intervention. The advanced technologies will support our academic strategic research priority areas and yield tools that impact patient care via imaging diagnosis. This candidate will also be expected to mentor graduate students and interns.  Under technical supervision from academic staff members, performs a variety of technical duties and investigations in support of research-oriented activities. 


Master's degree with four years' experience in a research or laboratory setting; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Demonstrates knowledge of scientific principles
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Public speaking experience
  • Ability to prepare grant proposals with minimal supervision
  • Peer reviewed publications, plus oral or poster presentations at national meetings 


  1. Obtains data in support of research-oriented activities by conducting physical, chemical, or biological tests, experiments, determinations, and observations. 
  2. Designs, develops, and constructs specialized instruments, equipment and apparatus as required for performance of research activities. 
  3. Assists in the development of new research procedures and techniques. 
  4. Operates various electronic devices in the collection, tabulation, and calculation of data. 
  5.  Assists in training new personnel, conducts performance reviews on assigned lab employees, and creates work schedules. 
  6. Assists with planning and presenting classroom instructions and lectures. 
  7. Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein. 


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