Mount Sinai Careers

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

New York, New York
Allied Health


Job Description

The Translational and Molecular Imaging Institute (TMII) at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to perform computational neuro-imaging using MRI and functional MRI (fMRI). The candidate will also be involved in the NIH/NHLBI funded Program Project Grant P01HL131478, entitled “Stress and Atherosclerotic Plaque Macrophages – a Systems Biology Approach”, PI: Zahi A. Fayad. The goals of this 5-year project are (i) to provide mechanistic insights on how stress biologically affects macrophage dynamics, using mouse models of atherosclerosis; (ii) to develop translational imaging technologies that allow monitoring macrophage dynamics non-invasively in animal models and humans; and (iii) to employ the developed neuroimaging and cardiovascular technologies (MR/PET) to study how post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) leads to atherosclerosis in humans.
Other projects include experimental setup, methods development and analysis of resting state functional MRI data and diffusion MRI data; image analysis for a wide range of neurological conditions including post traumatic stress disorder, major depressive disorder, brain tumors and epilepsy.
The candidate should have a PhD in either Computer Science, Engineering, Neuroscience, Physics, Mathematics or a related field, with focus on medical image analysis and acquisition related to neuroimaging.

for Live Chat Click Here