The Scientist of Imaging Operations is responsible for managing all imaging aspects of multiple, simultaneous client studies in a hands-on fashion while working with the larger In Vivo operations team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Possess an in-depth application based expertise of multiple imaging modalities with focus in MRI, including procedures, data generation, and analysis.
  • Ability to perform MRI sequence generation (pulse programming) and advanced image processing using matlab.
  • Liaise with fellow imaging, in vitro, and pharmacology staff to provide quality service to clients. Set and adhere to realistic experimental timelines and communicate those with clients and staff.
  • Drafting of SOPs, VUFs, and other documents. Also responsible for Final Report creation.
  • Manage study-related client communications. Responsible for provision of timely interim study updates to include analysis as necessary and final reports to the clients. May participate in protocol design and provide advice ad-hoc.  Will consult Supervisor to handle more complex issues.
  • Understanding of basic concepts of pharmacology across one or more disease areas.
  • Ability to accurately conduct routine statistical analyses.
  • May manage the basic daily functions of scientists, including but not limited to, work flow scheduling, training, assistance and review of data acquisition, quality control and safety.
  • Conduct routine training of technicians in specific areas as directed by training supervisor.
  • Utmost attention to radiation safety. Attention and awareness of humane animal care practices and initiatives to be applied in daily work. In-depth knowledge of Animal Care and Use principles and applications.
  • Ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures, approved Vertebrate Use Protocols and other regulations. May be responsible for creation and maintenance.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned. May lead special projects as assigned.


  • Education:
    • Bachelors Degree in a scientific discipline*
    • *Combination of education and/or equivalent relevant experience with in vivo imaging will be considered in lieu of Bachelors’ Degree
  • Experience:
    • Ten years or more of related in vivo imaging experience desired*
    • *Five to seven years of related experience with Ph.D.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Works in a research environment with exposure to sharps and substances of unknown hazard.
  • Must function and adequately perform all responsibilities associated with the job while adhering to various established safety and PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) requirements.


Join Us Today! Great Benefits, Great Environment, Essential Purpose

Are you ready to take the next steps to working in our hands-on, fast-paced environment? Contact us today to learn about joining our team. As an employee of MI Bioresearch, you will be one of our dynamic group of scientists, and in turn will be offered a highly competitive package including base salary, incentive bonus, and attractive benefits.

To apply, please send us your resume and include the job title you are interested in as the subject line.