Posted By: erika proal - Aug 9, 2010
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Les aviso que hay una plaza abierta para PostDoc en Neuroimagen/Neuroinformatica en la Universidad de Massachussets, aqui les dejo la informacion.
Erika P

Post Doctoral Position
Neuroimaging/Neuroinformatics - UMass Medical School, Department of Psychiatry

Under the direction of David Kennedy, Ph.D., the Postdoctoral Associate works in neuroimaging and neuroinformatics research programs that promote the individual's professional growth, and supports goals toward an externally funded independent program of research, and development as a collaborative and productive member of an interdisciplinary research team in support of the study of normal development and psychiatric disorders in children.

· Conduct experimental research in multiple project areas
· Conceive, design, and conduct research experiments
· Analyze and synthesize results
· Write and collaborate on scholarly papers, research reports, white papers, and conference materials
· Communicate research findings verbally and in writing to team members, collaborators and funders
· Apply, adapt, and comment on research
· Assist in planning, conducting and contributing appropriately to scholarly conferences, panel presentations, and academic exchanges
· Work sensitively with confidential information, maintain research compliance, and preserve documents, data, and research materials in organized physical and electronic file system
· Assist as requested in hiring, training and/or supervising research staff
· Perform other duties as required

· PhD or MD degree
· Proficiency with Microsoft Office
· Experience with research and data analysis programs
· Experience with MRI-based neuroimaging acquisition and analysis techniques
· Excellent command of verbal and written English
· Outstanding interpersonal skills
· Strong ability to analyze complex visual data in a quantitative and objective manner.
· Judgment and action skills required to solve commonly encountered problems
· Experience with database, website, high-level computer programming and scripting languages a plus

Projects will include neuroimaging studies of children using structural, diffusion, and functional MRI techniques. Morphologic, tractographic and temporal correlational analyses, using software packages such as FreeSurfer and FSL will be performed on new and existing datasets. Neuroinformatic efforts in databasing, public data-sharing and data resource integration will expand upon local analyses and studies.

Under the direction of the Principle Investigator, David N. Kennedy, Ph.D.

Train and/or supervise research staff as assigned

Computer science and data analysis laboratory, appropriate contact human subjects.

The University of Massachusetts Medical School, one of the fastest growing academic health centers in the country, has built a reputation as a world-class research institution, consistently producing noteworthy advances in clinical and basic research. The Medical School attracts more than $174 million in research funding annually, 80 percent of which comes from federal funding sources. UMMS is the academic partner of UMass Memorial Health Care, the largest health care provider in Central Massachusetts.
As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMS recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

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