Research MRI Technologist


Western University - CFMM

The CFMM is Canada’s National Ultra-High Field Platform and operates at the forefront of scientific discovery and medical breakthroughs. As a leading research facility, we are committed to advancing discoveries using high and ultra-high field MRI to explore the intricacies of anatomy, function, and metabolism. Our state-of-the-art imaging facility houses some of the most sophisticated MRI systems available, ranging from 3.0 T to 15.2 T, providing an unparalleled opportunity to work with the latest advancements in medical imaging technology.


London Ontario


Are you a skilled MRI Technologist with a passion for research and innovation? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment that combines cutting-edge technology with academic pursuits?

The Centre for Functional and Metabolic Mapping (CFMM) at Western University is seeking a dedicated and talented individual to join our team as a Research MRI Technologist.

This full-time, continuing position offers an exciting blend of clinical and academic research responsibilities. As a Research MRI Technologist, you will play a crucial role in the design, implementation, and execution of research protocols using our advanced MRI systems. You will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of researchers, physicians, and scientists to conduct studies that push the boundaries of our understanding of normal development and healthy aging across the lifespan; as well as establishing understanding in the disease process, early detection, and unique biomarkers.

We are seeking an individual with great people skills and a keen interest in the technology of MRI, imaging protocols, as well as safe and ethical applications to research. The ideal candidate will have experience in managing and troubleshooting MRI systems, ensuring their optimal performance and reliability.

As part of our team, you will have the chance to work alongside leading experts in the field, contributing to ground-breaking research projects and making a significant impact on scientific knowledge and healthcare advancements.

Key Responsibilities
• Conduct MRI studies following Research Ethics Board (REB) guidelines
• Perform safety screening of volunteers for MRI contraindications
• Ensure safety of subjects, staff, students, and volunteers
• Ensure privacy and confidentiality of research subjects and volunteers
• Coordinate MRI schedules
• Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team on the design and execution of research protocols
• Enforce policy and procedures
• Perform equipment inspections, quality assurance and identify operational issues to the MRI platforms and peripheral devices
• Conduct analysis and resolve scheduling issues and equipment malfunction utilizing judgement and professional knowledge
• Assist with website, social media and communications for CFMM marketing

• Competitive salary that is commensurate with experience
• Comprehensive benefits package
• Opportunity for professional growth and development
• Excellent work/life balance

Western Values Diversity

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.
If you are excited by the opportunity to be part of a dynamic team with a great lifestyle,
then please apply with your resume in confidence to:

Western Human Resources
Job ID 32105

Note: We appreciate all applications, but please note that only candidates selected for an
interview will be contacted.

If you are interested in applying, but would like more information,
Please contact


• Magnetic Resonance Imaging Program Advanced Certificate
• Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) / College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario (CMRITO) certification; Certified MRT (MR)
• Certification in IV injections
• 2 years of practical experience (such as during education) as a certified and registered MRI Technologist
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Strong knowledge of MRI physics, imaging protocols, and safety procedures
• Prior experience with Siemens MRI is preferred
• Ability to flex working hours when required

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Commensurate with experience


Job ID 32105



Rebecca Nash


100 Perth Drive




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