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Research Imaging Specialist

Position overview

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $83100-$173900. See Specialist Series Table for the salary range for this position.”

Application Window

Open date: January 13, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, May 15, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

University of California Irvine
Department of Radiological Sciences

Position: Specialist - for CTI Core

Position is available at the University of California, Irvine, Department of Radiological Sciences, Clinical Trials Imaging Core Lab (CTI Core) for a one-year appointment, non-senate, academic term appointment in the Specialist Series.
The incumbent, under the direction of the Director, will oversee the overall operation of research imaging services provided by CTI Core. Incumbent will assume responsibilities including: 1) monitoring and providing subspecialty research specific interpretations (i.e. RECIST, RANO, CHESON, LUGANO) for IRB-approved clinical trial studies in an agile and flexible manner; (2) reviewing imaging requirements and components of all incoming industry-sponsored, investigator-initiated, and NCI-sponsored clinical trials that will utilize imaging equipment of University of California Irvine health and its satellite sites for budgeting purposes and for efficient research operations; (3) assisting external departments in completing radiology-specific study initiation activities such as completing scanner surveys/questionnaires, facilitating phantom/volunteer scans, and any other steps/requirements specified on the clinical trial protocol; (4) providing assistance in writing, editing, and preparing manuscripts and proposal submissions to scientific journals and funding agencies; (5) working closely with the team of clinical expert physicians for image interpretation; (6) advanced image post-processing for clinical and research use. This position involves close collaboration with various departments within the University of California, Irvine.

Basic qualification: (required at time of application) Applicant must have PhD, MD or MD/PhD. Mastery of the English language is required. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are essential

Preferred qualifications: Ability to perform research specific interpretations such as RECIST and medical research is a plus.

Application procedure:
To apply, please log onto UC Irvine’s recruitment site located at:

Document Requirements
• Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated CV
• Research Statement

Reference Requirements
• Names and contact information for 3 references

For more information about this recruitment, please contact

Roozbeh Houshyar, MD FSAR (He/His/Him)
Associate Clinical Professor
Director of Clinical Trials Imaging Core Lab
Vice Chair of Informatics
Medical Director for Computed Tomography
Physician Informaticist - Radiology
Principal Investigator Computational Abdominal Radiology Lab
Departments of Radiological Sciences and Urology
University of California Irvine

101 The City Dr S., Bldg 56, St 300B, Orange, CA 92868


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

PhD, MD or MD/PhD

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Research

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link:

Campus Information

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being up-to-date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Orange, CA