Postdoctoral Fellow – Mayer Lab
Job ID 2019-1123
Location : Location
The Mind Research Network (MRN)
A post-doctoral research position is currently available in Dr. Andrew Mayer’s laboratory at The Mind Research Network, Albuquerque, New Mexico location in the area of cognitive neuroscience. The candidate will work on several projects that use multimodal neuroimaging to study traumatic brain injury and psychosis spectrum disorders.
The primary responsibilities of this postdoctoral fellow (postdoc) will be to perform independent research in the area of image processing and algorithm development with application to brain imaging and genetics data. The position will also involve interacting with patients from various clinical populations and healthy controls. The postdoc will be responsible for the development or selection of proper statistic tests, algorithms and methods, as well as developing new ideas that promote current research. The postdoc will be expected to publish the findings in peer-review journals and over time to compete for extramural funding.
Requires a PhD in a related discipline and a minimum of 2 years of research work performing related duties.
Experience with R/Python programming is required and experience with neuroimaging software (e.g., AFNI, FSL, etc.) is preferred. Most of the projects involve analyses of multi-modal data in a multi-disciplinary setting, i.e. studying the relationship between functional and structural MRI images, from populations of healthy individuals and individuals with clinical disorders. Basic skills needed for the projects are programming, multivariate association statistics, and scientific manuscript writing.
Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team, and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Relocation may be offered for this position
Salary is commensurate with experience.
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