Organization for Human Brain Mapping

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW

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Johns Hopkins
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
13 days ago

Description

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW

— ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL MRI IN THE BRAIN

F.M. Kirby Research Center for Brain Imaging, Kennedy Krieger Institute

Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Multiple post-doctoral research fellowship in advanced functional and physiological MRI acquisition, analysis, and application are available at the F.M. Kirby Research Center for Brain Imaging, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. The successful candidate will be working to develop cutting-edge acquisition and analysis techniques for imaging of brain function and physiology. The candidate will also have the opportunities to work on multiple clinical projects using these advanced MRI techniques, which include studies on neurodegenerative diseases such as Huntingdon’s disease (HD), Alzheimer’s disease (AD), Parkinson’s disease (PD) and mental disorders such as schizophrenia. 

Affiliated with Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, the Kirby Center is a nationally recognized (NIH P41 funded) research resource for MR technology development. The Center features research dedicated 3.0 T & 7.0 T human MRI scanners, 11.7 T preclinical animal MRI facility, excellent auxiliary equipment, and computational resources.



Requirements

Key qualifications:

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated researcher with a desire to begin an independent career related to or involving advanced functional and physiological MRI.

  • A Ph.D. degree in MR Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience, or a related field; however, strong candidates with other scientific backgrounds will also be considered.
  • A strong background in MR physics and/or analysis, and a high level of creativity.
  • Strong programming skills for data analysis, especially Matlab and/or Python.
  • Strong written and oral English communication skills.

Other desired skills:

  • First-hand experience with conducting MRI experiments.
  • Experience with neuroimaging software (AFNI, FSL, SPM, or other relevant programs).
  • Skills in pulse sequence programming and training in signal processing.
  • Knowledge of neuroscience, neurophysiology and neuropathology in brain diseases.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 60898747
  • Location:
    Baltimore, Maryland, United States
  • Position Title: POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW
  • Company Name: Johns Hopkins
  • Job Function: Research
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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