The Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest has an opportunity for a
Up to 60.00 hours bi-weekly Non-Union 2 months contract
The Rotman Research Institute (RRI) is a premier international centre for the study of human brain function. The primary research focus is on memory and the executive functions of the brain, both in normal aging and in the presence of diseases and conditions which affect the brain, such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
The RRI is seeking a MRI Technologist with experience in research fMRI applications to neuroscience to join the Imaging Research team.
This is an excellent opportunity to experience a stimulating work and educational environment. You will participate in diverse research projects focusing on functional MRI of memory, aging and diseases of aging.
Our research resources include a 3T Siemens MRI scanner, extensively renovated support space, and approximately 80 scientists, postdoctoral fellows, technical staff, and graduate students motivated towards improving health care in Canada through imaging research.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to :
Perform MRI imaging for research studies
Assist in the analysis of the data
Ensure appropriate safety and support for research subjects
Ensure proper documentation and archiving of research data
Contribute to the development of new research protocols
Work as member of Research team, adjusting protocols / sequences during scanning based on Research needs
Qualifications include but are not limited to :
Completion of a recognized program in MRI, or recognized equivalent with MRI certification required.
RTMR certification required.
Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) program, Level II : Basic Rescuer certification required.
Registration with the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario (CMRTO) required
Registration with the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT)
3-5 years MRI experience in a neuroscience research environment.
Solid understanding of research protocols including research design and methodologies
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member to meet varied needs of Scientists, Post-Doctoral Fellows and Graduate Students.
Demonstrated organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
Effective computer skills Windows operating systems
Proven ability to multi-task and work efficiently with a broad range of research protocols involving young and elderly volunteers and individuals with neurological conditions