Associate Director, Imaging - Senior Imaging Scientist/Associate Director

Boston, MA 02210

Posted: 05/15/2018 Industry: Scientist Job Number: 3033563
The Senior Imaging Scientist/Associate Director role requires a scientist with expertise in diverse in vivo imaging methodologies and demonstrated experience with applications in preclinical and early clinical imaging. Further, this role requires an understanding of the drug development process with particular focus on imaging biomarkers to enhance the discovery and development processes. The successful candidate will have clearly demonstrated experience with imaging research study design, execution, and management. In addition, we seek a candidate with laboratory management and operations experience and with the ability to lead a small team of imaging researchers in both daily tasks and goal execution.This role requires coordination of imaging activities primarily focused on discovery research and aligned with translational imaging plans that support early clinical imaging readouts. This role requires expertise with in vivo imaging technologies and methods as well as the design, execution, and interpretation of in vivo imaging experiments. Specifically, this scientist must have expertise and substantial experience with major imaging technologies, including MRI, PET/CT, US, SPECT imaging studies in rodent models of disease. Additional experience with other imaging methods (such as microscopy/IHC) and laboratory assays are highly advantageous to ensure success in this highly collaborative research environment.General Responsibilities Designs and oversees execution of multi-faceted imaging experiments that appropriately engage functional teams to ensure high-quality and high-confidence results Performs hands-on laboratory studies as required Represents the Imaging team with expert perspectives on the use of medical imaging applications in preclinical drug research Participates in the planning of translational studies that utilize supporting preclinical data and feasible clinical imaging methods Collates, interprets, and records image and statistical data in a systematic and timely manner, ensuring results and conclusions are cohesive and can be used with confidence by Project teams and collaborators Presentation of methods and results in written and oral format Management of laboratory staff and ultimate responsibility for laboratory operations and compliance with corporate and all federal regulations Support use of advanced methods, including analytics, for constant improvement and maturity of the imaging experimentMinimum Qualifications PhD with 4+ years of experience in preclinical imaging, including laboratory and staff management Demonstrated expertise in MRI, PET, CT, and optical imaging methods, including experiment design, execution, analysis, and interpretation Experience with animal handling, anesthesia, injections, and imaging Experience handling radioactive materials Strong oral and written communication skills

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