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Research Engineer

St Joseph Hospital & Medical Center Phoenix, Arizona

The posted compensation range of $19.73 - $27.13 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-336255 Employment Type Full Time Department Research - Imaging Clinical Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday - Friday (8:00am - 5:00pm) Remote No Category Research

Hello humankindness Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix ArizonaSt. Josephs Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health social and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy St. Josephs was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later St. Josephs remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care medical education and research. St. Josephs includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute Norton Thoracic Institute Cancer Center at St. Josephs Ivy Brain Tumor Center and St. Josephs Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics neuro-rehabilitation orthopedics and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Josephs among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition St. Josephs boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Josephs and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Childrens Hospital.St. Josephs is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizonas healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizonas Most Admired Companies.Look for us on Facebookand follow us on Twitter.For the health of our community ... we are proud to be a tobacco-free campus.


The Neuro-Imaging Analysis Lab at Barrow Neurological Institute is looking to hire a highly motivated organized and technically strong Research Engineer who is passionate about research. We are a team-oriented group that collaborates with surgeons scientists and engineers to focus on clinically relevant imaging approaches to improve patient outcomes. We are looking for a candidate to perform various duties as needed but primarily focused on: overseeing large data image projects including the analysis pipeline and coordination of efforts from part-time research assistants and collaborators.

Projects include assessments of a range of functional MRI as well as assessments of medical imaging using machine learning and standard image analysis techniques. Work may involve design and implementation of study protocols and novel fixtures/test setups accurate data collection analysis and write up of results including journal article preparation.


• Become proficient in using software tools and statistical analysis packages to describe analyze interpret and present data.

• Contribute towards and learn how to prepare proposals for funding final reports abstracts publications and manuscripts as requested.

• Manage day to day activities and test schedules in coordination with lab team members and external collaborators.

• Collaborate fully with staff team members collaborators and surgeons to brainstorm and design novel studies and experiments.

• Commitment to professional conduct and institution core values and mission at all times including representation of our team and organization at offsite meetings.

• Adhere to employee policies and procedures as outlined by Dignity Health.

• Practical knowledge of research principles considered a strong plus.

• Proficiency with computer software (e.g. Matlab Excel). Computer programming skills (e.g. Python).

• Strong technical proficiency. Ideal candidate is able to program operate and trouble shoot data acquisition systems and motion control equipment. Ideal candidate has knowledge of or ability to learn mathematical descriptions of 3D motion.

• Experience with CAD design of mechanical assemblies and/or fabrication skills a strong plus.

• Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Administrative

• Ability to manage projects resources and people to meet project goals and timelines as needed.

• Strong organizational interpersonal verbal and technical writing skills.

• Highly self-motivated with ability to work trouble shoot and solve problems independently. Simultaneously able to follow direction as/when needed. General

• Professional mature attitude; conveys team and organizational values in daily activities and decision making.

• Ability to safeguard confidential information data and intellectual property.

• Ability to work openly and communicate effectively with individuals from a wide diversity of backgrounds and professional capacities.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree or a combination of education and/or additional job related experience in lieu of the degree.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of clinical research experience with a minimum of two (2) years of clinical research management

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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