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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Clinical Research Technologist in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Clinical Research Technologist

  • Job Number: 21244

  • Functional Area: Research - Other

  • Department: Ctr for Clinical & Translational Rsrch

  • School Area: VP Research

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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CLINICAL RESEARCH TECHNOLOGIST, Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR) ( , to support and augment the technical capabilities for CCTR-human research activities. Will have two main responsibilities--the safety of human subject research technical activities and assisting with installing and supporting hardware and software technology. Will establish standard operating procedures for clinical research technical equipment and sensors; oversee use of technology/equipment; assist with deploying user-initiated ideas; supervise and train users on tools/equipment; set, calibrate, and troubleshoot motion capture equipment; assist with planning for updates to equipment/tools; support new hardware and software development; create documentation and teaching modules; and maintain a safe environment.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in a related field; four years’ experience; experience with imaging, motion capture, and other instrumentation technologies as applied to teaching and research for biomechanics, robotics, or other applications; strong communication skills; experience working with digital platforms, 3D software, and other related tools; familiarity with computer and server configurations, GPU use, configuring computer networks, and data storage infrastructure; knowledge of IT standards/policies; ability to obtain and maintain human research training (CITI-human research training); and willingness to be trained and certified in CPR/BLS. Must be able to create documentation in a variety of media, including written, spoken, video, and digital; communicate technical information to collaborators from other disciplines; work in a clinical research environment with cross-functional teams; find creative solutions to complex problems; and work in and support hybrid Window and Macintosh environments. PREFERRED: experience working with optics, imaging, photogrammetry; experience interacting with, manipulating, and making sense of large, multidimensional datasets; experience with devices, spatial sound fields, simulators, and other leading-edge technologies; and knowledge of human subject/clinical research. Job #212445/9/22