Assistant Research Scientist - New York - 10032

  • New York State Psychiatry Institute
  • $107,230.00 - 200,310.00 / Year *
  • 118 Fort Washington Ave, New York, NY 10032
  • Full-Time
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The Molecular Imaging and Neuropathology Division is seeking a full-time Assistant Research Scientist II. This position involves processing and analysis of brain imaging data - mainly, Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) - in a psychiatric brain imaging laboratory.


1.Multiple stages of brain image data processing, some using graphical user interfaces (GUIs) and some with command-line scripting

2. Downloading data from PET and MRI centers into the laboratory database and managing the database to insure data are intact and available

3. Quality control of imaging data

4. Managing and prioritizing multiple projects simultaneously; maintaining excellent communication with multiple investigators regarding status of ongoing projects

5. Assisting in preparation of methods, results, tables and figures for publications and presentations using programs including Excel, SPSS, Powerpoint, and Keynote

6. Retrieving information from internally hosted databases

7. Keeping detailed and up-to-date lists of subject data used in various lab analyses.

8. Monitoring of related clinical database and utilization of such data for analyses.

9. Communicating with the principal investigators, statisticians, and other staff.

10. Attending study operations meetings, teleconferences, and other duties as required.

11. Mentoring and training other lab members including students

Minimum Qualifications:


1. Bachelor's Degree, ideally in a relevant field such as biomedical engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, or neuroscience.


1. Must be facile with computers and network-based computing.

2. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

3. Strong attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Experience with data processing of functional MRI or PET imaging data preferred.

Experience coding in relevant languages, including Matlab, python, unix command line scripting, HTML, and PHP preferred.

To apply: Submit an application with cover letter and resume by April 19, 2019 through our website Only applications submitted through the RFMH website will be accepted.

The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent Benefits Package. Employer/Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran Employer. VEVRAA 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) compliant.

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.