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01-20-2010, 10:58 AM
The Musculoskeletal Quantitative Imaging Research group at UCSF is
seeking a research engineer to conduct skeletal imaging research
studies. The research engineer will be involved primarily in evaluating
bone quality in human subjects using High Resolution peripheral
Quantitative Computed Tomography (HR-pQCT). Secondary research
assignments may include ex vivo specimen analysis via micro Computed
Tomography (micro-CT) or Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy.
Specific duties will include: HR-pQCT, micro-CT, and FTIR data
acquisition; image processing, data analysis, and data management; study
subject interfacing; tissue specimen preparation; interpretation and
dissemination of findings.

Applicants with a B.S. or M.S. in mechanical engineering,
bioengineering, or a related field are preferred. Prior experience in
data and statistical analysis, including proficiency in programming, is
required. Experience in laboratory work, including human tissue
handling, and in manufacturing and machine tool use is desirable.
Candidates must have excellent communication skills, be highly organized
with extreme attention to detail, and must consistently meet deadlines.

Classification and salary will depend on the qualifications of the

In order to be considered for open positions at UCSF, you will need to
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complete the online application process, you will receive an email
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opportunities. Your resume will remain active in our applicant database
and you will be able to update it as needed.

To submit your resume online go to: http://ucsfhr.ucsf.edu/careers and
refer to requisition #31862.

UCSF is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and committed
to a diverse workforce.

Galateia J. Kazakia, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Musculoskeletal Quantitative Imaging Research Group
UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

415.353.4534 (ph)
415.353.9423 (fx)