Cardiac CT Imaging Research Fellow in Washington, DC at The GW Medical Faculty Associates.

Date Posted: 7/17/2020

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Job Description

The GW Heart and Vascular Institute is currently recruiting a cardiac CT imaging research fellow.  In this one year position, the research fellow will be devoted to impactful research on the prognostic value of coronary artery disease CT imaging by developing methodology related to a large international registry and in evaluation of novel cardiac imaging machine learning methods.  Other research projects will focus on the cardiac CT in structural heart imaging.  While the focus is on cardiovascular research, opportunities for clinical observation will be available to the research fellow including participation in regular conferences as well as opportunities to observe clinical imaging and the delivery of inpatient and outpatient clinical medicine.  There may also be opportunities to connect with external collaborators at the National Institutes of Health and at other collaborating institutions. 

The ideal candidate will have a future interest in academic medical or cardiology training with an interest in building experience and skillset towards this career path. 

Position Summary:  To participate in assigned research projects in cardiovascular CT and activities with primary functions devoted to data collection, data review and analysis, and preparation of reports. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides daily research support for all assigned research projects and related activities.
  • Develop, maintain and manage a database related to cardiac CT imaging.
  • Data entry and maintenance of files
  • Assist in developing research support procedures and policies.
  • Provide a liaison with other campus-wide offices and external research collaborators as necessary to coordinate research efforts.
  • Conducts computerized and on-line research as needed to support ongoing and future research projects.
  • Assists in research, analysis, and writing of assigned reports to support other research staff members.
  • Submission of regulatory documents such as IRB. 


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

MD degree in appropriate discipline or equivalent combination of training and experience.  International medical graduates will be considered.  Post-graduate fellows, graduate students or BA/BS graduate candidates with prior training in medical research with an interest in cardiovascular medicine are also invited to apply. 
One year of relevant research experience is necessary. Computer literacy with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel is required with this position.  Prior experience in quantitative and qualitative research preferred but not required, including database design, maintenance, patient interaction, thematic coding of qualitative data, survey design, administration, and quantitative analysis.  Background in statistics is also preferred.           

Must be able to communicate providing verbal feedback in a professional manner. Must be able to follow and understand instructions, and react favorably in all work situations.  Must be mentally adaptable and flexible in dealing with a variety of people.