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Henry Ford Health System Sr Research Associate Full time- Neuro Magnetic Resonance in Detroit, Michigan

  • Under minimal supervision, develop, design and conduct research projects according to plan and under the general direction of the principal investigator.

  • Perform scientific investigative research and participates in carrying out research objectives.

  • Keeps abreast of new techniques and reviews literature in the field pertinent to the area of MRI research.

  • Conducts MRI experiments and collects and analyze data using various degrees of statistical methodology.

  • Train and supervise other lab members in laboratory techniques and equipment operations.

  • Ensure compliance with animal care and occupational safety regulations.

  • Experience with handling animals is helpful.


  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university.

  • Coursework such as chemistry, biology, biochemistry, psychology or other scientific discipline appropriate to the research lab.

  • A Master's degree in an appropriate field of Science could be utilized in this position.

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of laboratory research experience, preferably as a Research Assistant in the scientific field pertinent to the area of research conducted.

  • A Master's degree can substitute for the years of research experience, if the degree is appropriate to the area of research conducted.

  • Requires a working knowledge of statistics, computer applications and research methodologies.

  • Familiarity with computer programming may be helpful.

  • Highly motivated and organized.

  • A demonstrated ability to learn new methodology.

  • Requires manual dexterity to operate complex equipment.


    Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

    $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

    including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

    other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

    now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

    of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

    health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s

    major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

    remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

    education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

    in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

    pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com.


    Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

    making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry

    Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

    Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are

    dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

    and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an

    employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

    (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.

    Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.