Part-time, Volunteer, Laboratory Assistant, Ultrasound

July 23, 2021

Fri., June 11

Start Date

Position Description
The Ultrasound Elasticity Imaging Laboratory (UEIL) at Columbia University is seeking a laboratory assistant who can help us with our ultrasound data acquisition and processing at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University in a lab that works on developing novel, ultrasound-based techniques for both diagnostic and therapeutic applications—in an effort to develop a clinical imaging device to non-invasively diagnose breast cancer more accurately and reliably than existing diagnostic techniques. 
This position is ideal for candidates looking to help with a research project (starting immediately) over the summer and fall semesters.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with small animal studies 
  • Performing data acquisition using a custom-made ultrasound device 
  • Performing signal and image processing on the acquired data 
  • Organizing and maintaining data and files for a parametric study

Position Requirements

  • Must be a currently-enrolled Columbia student
  • Interest in wet lab experiments a plus
  • Proficiency in computer programming in MATLAB a plus 

Time Commitment
Part-time: 6-8 hours/day, 2-3 days/week (during working hours) over the summer and fall terms

Interested applicants should send a resume to Niloufar Saharkhiz