Research Assistant, PET/MR Physics Research Assistant
University of Winnipeg
Winnipeg, MB
Research Assistants are students, normally in a University of Winnipeg undergraduate program, employed to assist with tasks related to research in the student’s area of study. Work is performed within defined guidelines and under supervision of a more senior researcher or faculty member.

Position Overview:
The research assistant will perform PET/MR data collection and analysis in the University of Winnipeg Brain Imaging and Metabolic Research Lab.

Duties:
Prepare equipment and materials for research.
Prepare samples and imaging equipment for imaging research.
Perform academic research, standard test and experiments.
Perform imaging physics research.
Monitor and document research status and findings.
Document research findings and status for all experiments.
Assist with duties related to the production of articles, publications, reports and presentation.
Prepare publications and posters of the work.
Perform data collection, data entry, data analysis and interpretation.
Perform imaging experiments and cyrogen fills.
Maintain imaging equipment.
Perform other duties as required or assigned.

Qualifications:
Completed PHYS-3301 and courses at University of Minnesota toward dual degree program.
Minimum GPA in the University of Winnipeg courses of 3.9 and minimum GPA in the University of Minnesota courses of 3.5
Area of study is the Dual Degree Program with Physics at University of Winnipeg and Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics at University of Minnesota.
Previous work of a minimum of three summer of research in the Physics department with at least one summer of research experience with Dr. M. Martin.
Must have experience with cryogen fills for a 7 T Bruker magnet.
Must have experience with Matlab, Windows, and Linux. Must be able to perform OGSE data analysis.
Ability to work independently or as part of a team
Demonstrated ability to follow oral and written instructions, policies and procedures
Demonstrated ability to accurately perform duties and meet specified deadlines
The period of work will be immediately until August 30, 2019 and the estimated total hours of work will be 350 - 420.

Note: This position is represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada - Research Capacity Unit.

The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to confidentially self-identify at time of application. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.