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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 273826-AS
Work type: Onsite, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Client-Based Research Services

Job Summary:

The Department of Radiology, UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking a hard-working, self-motivated MRI Technologist with a positive attitude towards advancing science and technology. Responsibilities include performing daily research and standard of care clinical MRI examinations; managing data for MRI research projects; educating, training and supervising researchers on the operations of the MRI scanners and techniques; preparing daily billing invoices for MRI research; and participating in ACR accreditation procedures.

SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.

Responsibilities: Instrumentation Technologist I (RE004)
Instrumentation Technologist II (RE051)
  • Performs daily research and clinical standard of care MRI scans ensuring safe and effective use of the MRI systems; maintaining compliance with the human and animal subject protocols and HIPAA guidelines
  • Maintaining records of daily scanner usage for billing purposes
  • Manage data for MRI research projects, including archiving images; transferring, storing, and distributing images and data to users; shipping images to off-site data-collection and processing centers for multi-center trials
  • Responsible for the daily research and clinical standard of care scans on the PET/MR system, ensuring safe and effective use of this equipment, while working in the presence of radioactive tracers
  • Prepare daily billing invoices for MRI research and provide them to the Program Manager for compiling of monthly invoices. Assist Program Manager with monthly reconciliation
  • Participate in the ACR accreditation at WIMR and the renewal process. Maintains site compliance by scanning weekly MRI phantoms, completing QC forms, and updating the ACR binder as needed
  • Educate, train, and supervise researchers (faculty, fellows, residents, graduate students, and staff) on the operations of the MRI scanners and MRI techniques in accordance with safety and HIPPA guidelines
Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor's Degree with science specialization preferred, but will consider candidates without degree who are otherwise qualified or that have completed an accredited medical program in Radiology Technology.


Required Qualifications:
Minimum 1 year of experience as a technologist
Registered Radiologic Technologist and Wisconsin Radiographer License

Preferred Qualifications:
MRI experience

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 75% - 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $57,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Salary is negotiable and will be based on experience and skills. Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits.

Additional Information:

The title will be determined based on the candidate's experience, skills, and knowledge.

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment. University sponsorship is not available for this position.

The selected candidate will be required to pass an initial criminal and/or caregiver background check.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position.


Heather Heimbecker
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Instrumentation Technologist I(RE004) or Instrumentation Tech II(RE051)



Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


  The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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