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MRI Research Technologist

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Position Information

Position Title MRI Research Technologist
Requisition Number STFR004366
Division/College Research and Graduate Education
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Grade 43
Posting Date 02/14/2018

Under general supervision, the MRI Technologist will manage MRI scanning at the newly established Northeastern University MRI Center, located in the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex (ISEC) on Columbus Avenue on NU’s Boston main campus. Responsibilities will include operating a Siemens Prisma 3T MRI magnet to perform MRI/MRA/MRS/fMRI research studies; developing and conducting research procedures; performing research scans as outlined by study protocol; working closely with research study groups to ensure success as outlined in study design; training investigators, students, and staff; quality assurance testing and compliance; and system troubleshooting. Technical background in MR scanning is imperative and the applicant should be ARRT certified with several years of experience. Familiarity with current Siemens 3T MRI scanning is essential. Some research scanning experience is desirable.


Requires a minimum education as a graduate of ARRT approved Radiology and/or MR training program. Must be ARRT certified and licensed in the State of Massachusetts and have successful completion of MR Registry exam, or MR Registry eligible.

Minimum experience level is at least 2-3 years of recent experience in advanced MRI scanning preferably on a Siemens MRI Scanner.

A great deal of technical skill is required to ensure high quality scans. The incumbent must analyze subject position, scanner position, and scanning methods as they relate to the scanning protocol and perform miscellaneous trouble-shooting to provide quality scans that meet the needs of the research protocol.

Additional Information

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
  4. Licenses

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently licensed to practice in Massachusetts?

    (Open Ended Question)