Imaging Scientist Job Description

Imaging Scientist Job Description

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Imaging scientist provides high-level costing estimates for the inclusion of Imaging-related endpoints being considered for clinical trials to other PTS Imaging Scientists, Clinical Operations, and Clinical Science.

Imaging Scientist Duties & Responsibilities

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Pro-actively engage principal investigators, clinicians, and opinion leaders to understand unmet clinical needs, gather clinical trends, and validate clinical and business insights
Develop and maintain good working relationships with the respective team members participating R&D projects including the Commercial Leader, the Project Manager, Medical Director, Strategic Alliance Director, CRO personnel and all relevant staff at participating clinical study centers in order to fulfill the needs of the clinical studies
Collaborate with other scientists within the clinical imaging, research imaging, biomarker, biostatistics and clinical science groups on designing image analysis strategies and presenting results
Design and conduct clinical evaluations of research prototypes, interpret study results, extract clinical utilities, and publish results
Set the requirements for execution of imaging at clinical sites for each study and ensure that these are recorded in critical documents
Design and implement image analysis procedures for the quantitative assessment of clinical MRI, Optical and PET image datasets
Develop and maintain clinical, scientific, and technical expertise in specific therapeutic areas
Commission experimental work to support clinical imaging studies
Maintain cutting edge knowledge of clinical imaging approaches
Translate clinical needs into system and technological requirements for technology development

Imaging Scientist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Imaging Scientist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the imaging scientist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Science, Mathematics, Education, Biomedical Engineering, Technical, Biology

Skills for Imaging Scientist

Desired skills for imaging scientist include:

Either clinical information analytics domain
Engineering concepts
Having applied NLP and machine learning techniques on unstructured data in EMRs
Area of applied mathematics
Physics
Immunofluorescence
Clinical
Preclinical and clinical imaging modalities design and implementation of clinical imaging trials
Data science
Fourier optics

Desired experience for imaging scientist includes:

MS in Computer Science with 3+ years of work in a research environment
Practical background in computer vision, image processing, image analysis, video processing, color imaging, and statistics
Must be able to work in the USA on an ongoing basis
Proficiency in the use of optical instruments and imaging systems
Develop and communicate the imaging strategy for the device or drug under test to the development project team
Serve as lead Scientist for the In Vitro Screening Core of the TDC

Imaging Scientist Examples

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Imaging Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an imaging scientist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for imaging scientist
  • Leverage clinical workflow knowledge, clinical data (imaging and non-imaging) processing and presentation technologies, and graphic user interface design capabilities
  • Contribute to research projects that develop advanced ultrasound imaging/ image analysis algorithms for different clinical applications
  • Apply techniques to large-scale, real-world problems within clinical domains
  • Collaborate with Institute PIs on developing in vitro methodologies to assist in their research efforts
  • Coordinate and manage the In Vitro Screening Core pipeline for testing molecular libraries (small molecule, peptide, nucleic acids) for efficacy of against biothreat pathogens
  • Applies expert knowledge in high throughput screening to evaluate data analysis software applications for integration into the testing platforms
  • Author or coauthor research proposals, solicitations, and other vehicles to solicit financial support to meet TDC mission/portfolio objectives
  • As the lead Research Scientist for the In Vitro Screening Core, the SME will be expected to present work at 1-2 Scientific Meetings per year
  • Prepare Lead Scientist Research Reports (MTS Deliverable 3)
  • Fundamental knowledge and experiences in developing hyperspectral imaging from concept to commercial-line implementation good grasp on hardware/software design and creating interactive user interfaces is desired
Qualifications for imaging scientist
  • 2 – 3 years hands-on experience with imaging instrument required
  • Proven skills at developing multi-level and multi-functional relationships with a variety of personalities
  • Track record of novel research demonstrated through publications or patents
  • In depth knowledge of multiple imaging modalities (PET, SPECT, DaTScan ) required
  • Experience working with computer software imaging analysis software, statistical software desktop tools (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Solid understanding of classical statistical methods, linear algebra
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Imaging Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an imaging scientist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for imaging scientist
  • He/she should be familiar with the concepts of feature extraction, end-member extraction, dimensionality reduction, and classification algorithms
  • Experience with novel imaging modalities such as Hyperspectral, NIR, IR, Fluorescence, Optical/X-Ray CT
  • Experience with machine vision cameras, interfaces for high-performance industrial cameras (Cameralink, GigE, USB 3) and camera SDKs
  • Hands-on programming experience in IDL, MATLAB, ENVI and other data mining and clustering software is desired
  • Proven track record in supporting system integration providing software development including GUI and automatic report generation is highly desirable
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), problem-solving, and multi-tasking skills in order to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to travel to factory sites and/or vendors for developing systems and their implementation
  • Perform tasks related to image data management and organization
  • Perform literature reviews in support of new proposals involving imaging
  • Support others with creating/editing study documentation, , Imaging Manuals, Imaging Review Charters
Qualifications for imaging scientist
  • Solid foundation in scientific computing/programming via python, Julia, octave, C/C++, R or related languages
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, applied mathematics/statistics, or other related degree concentration, or equivalent directly-related experience (two years of directly related industry experience is equivalent to one full-time year of college in related major)
  • Adhere to corporate compliance in all activities, including governing laws, regulations, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and other guidelines
  • Familiarity with computational imaging, image processing
  • Strong programming skills in languages such as MATLAB, Python, Java, C/C++
  • High level of expertise in concepts and methods in color science, image processing
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Imaging Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an imaging scientist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for imaging scientist
  • Serve all non-clinical research programs by contributing to target and biomarker identification, and drug mechanism(s) of action for early development programs
  • Provide analysis of histology, immunohistochemistry, RNA in situ hybridization experiments and other tissue-based assays to our immuno-oncology programs from discovery to clinical stage
  • Perform image analysis, data management and data QC to inform our clinical PD1 and Lag3 antibody programs
  • Explore multiplex imaging modalities with the potential to apply to clinical sample analyses
  • Provide drug development teams with advice and guidance on the application of imaging (covering scientific, technical, regulatory and logistical issues)
  • Ensure that experimental/study designs are fit for purpose, and that the analysis and interpretation of results is conducted to a high standard
  • Contribute to the operational aspects of imaging studies provide input into or write investigator’s brochures for novel PET tracers
  • Provide input into reporting and publication of imaging studies
  • Manage study/project budgets and progress (in conjunction with other groups
  • Develop and maintain strategic alliances with external collaborators (academic and industrial)
Qualifications for imaging scientist
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a can-do attitude with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Controls, maintains, and is accountable for controlled environment automation and imaging systems
  • Will serve on teams appropriate to cross project research initiatives
  • Will contribute to scientific publications, conferences and patent applications
  • PhD in an imaging, phenomics or related scientific field and minimum of 4-6 years industry related experience
  • Basic understanding of predictive analytics
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Imaging Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of imaging scientist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for imaging scientist
  • Controls, maintains, and is accountable for sensors, information resources and imaging systems
  • Serves on teams appropriate to cross project research initiatives
  • Contributes to scientific publications, conferences and patent applications
  • Partner with business stakeholders to understand business roadmap and deliver value-added contributions
  • Build and lead collaborative relationships with external partners, scientific community, and governmental resources
  • A primary responsibility will be to work closely with Global Biologics scientists to understand how physical and targeting properties of protein therapeutic molecules alter their distribution, penetration and retention in tissues
  • Fast prototyping, feasibility studies, specification and implementation
  • Participate in various research-related activities in the areas of radiology, cardiology, and oncology
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of external research and early development strategy via both Corporate and Academic collaborations
  • Provide scientific advice for the construction of collaboration contracts – done in close collaboration with BD leads
Qualifications for imaging scientist
  • Prior experience on PET-MR applications development is highly desired
  • Substantial experience in C++/C software design, implementation and coding
  • Experience using Matlab for signal and image processing
  • Ability to multi-task and follow through
  • Skilled in MS office software applications (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Familiarity with PET reconstruction, PET data corrections, and the tracers used in PET would be desirable
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Imaging Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an imaging scientist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for imaging scientist
  • Identification of potential collaborations in academia or industry to enhance Research and Early Development projects across the company portfolio with a focus on imaging and neuroscience
  • Contributes to Business Development reviews and will regularly provide expert opinion during due diligence activities
  • Work with legal, research, and logistics personnel on (both internally and with academic centers) to develop research agreements that define the required equipment, funding and deliverables for each research project
  • Communicate regularly with other members of the collaborations group, including web meetings, site visits, and workshops in both the US and Germany
  • Collaborate with colleagues in discovery biology, bioinformatics, business development, alliance management, and external collaborators to build a strong neuroscience pipeline both internally and externally
  • Define testable hypotheses and recommendations to investigate novel approaches to treating neurodegenerative diseases
  • Present methods, results and conclusions internally and externally, to publishable standards
  • Interact with project teams, business development teams, industry and academic collaborators, and contract laboratories to design in vitro and in vivo studies to evaluate potential drug candidates
  • Develop and review study proposals, manage relationships, and critically review data from contract labs and other collaborators
  • Coordinate efforts with others within the department or company to develop study designs and experimental protocols for imaging studies
Qualifications for imaging scientist
  • Expertise in image post processing methods such as segmentation and registration approaches
  • 1+ years professional experience in a technical leadership position
  • Electrical Engineering including knowledge of power and sensor technology
  • Masters Degree in Computer Science or related field + 5 years of relevant work experience
  • In-depth knowledge of relational database design and db interface technologies such as Hibernate
  • PhD in an imaging analytics, chemometrics, phenomics or related scientific field and minimum of 4-6 years industry related experience

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