The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Research Specialist for assisting clinical investigation and research in the Intelligent Computing for Clinical Imaging (ICCI) Laboratory in the Department of Radiology. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
1) Write, review, and revise scientific documents/reports related to research tasks; literature search, organization, and summarization; translation between English and Chinese articles/documents; track and assemble news and research results in radiological and artificial intelligence from academia and industry; promote our research in social media and to funding agency, research sponsors, collaborators, and communities; Powerpoint presentations for meetings/posters
2) managing clinical research studies; reaching out for research activities; patient enrollment; imaging and other clinical data collection and de-identification from clinical PACS; participation in research meetings (including teleconferences); coordinate research collaborators in China and USA
3) imaging data management and image processing; statistical data analysis; database creation and maintenance; study data collection and data entry; questionnaire design for survey studies
A large portion of the work is to coordinate research studies jointly conducted by the ICCI lab and collaborators (including those in China), collect imaging/clinical data, perform data analysis, and promote research results. This position requires diligence, attention to details, and multi-tasking.
NOTE: The hiring range is for full-time positions and will be prorated based on 60% effort.
Internal Number: 152786
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.
Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.
Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.
Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military..., conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.