Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.
The Research Analyst role under direct supervision, provide support for social, economic or health related research; assist in investigating, gathering, assessing, and clarifying data; record and distribute information; assist in general laboratory maintenance and inventory control. For more information regarding the physical requirements and environmental conditions for this job, please click here
Under supervision, run experiments, and record results for functional MRI (fMRI), electroencephalogram (EEG) and near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) studies.
Operation of wide variety of scientific experiments involving detailed protocols
Conduct experimental design/analysis. Write imaging protocol and oversee its implementation.
Informed Consent. Obtain informed consent and follow IRB guidelines.
Participate in the development and implementation of fMRI research studies
Assist in the design of the study including procedures, protocols and quality control measures
Assist in the design of study or survey tools
Assist in the development of data collection methods and/or databases
Prepare educational tools for use with the study
Abstract and interpret pertinent information from medical/technical literature
Screen subjects for the study. Prepare subjects for being in the MRI equipment, and answer questions. Conduct study while subject in MRI.
Analyze data acquired during the study.
Contribute to research publications.
Conduct literature and library searches and oversee data collection programs
Assist in developing reports of results, graphs, charts, tables, etc. of research findings
Assist principal investigator in preparation of grant applications and contract proposals
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period.Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As th...e largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.