POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

Job Description

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated imaging scientist to fill a postdoctoral position in the Department of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY under the joint supervision of Dr. Rene Kahn, Department Chair and Dr. Sophia Frangou, head of the Frangou Lab. Our studies focus on identifying functional and structural imaging biomarkers of patients with mood or psychotic disorders and their relatives. The initial appointment is for 2 years, with the possibility of extension. Salary will be based on experience and will follow the NIH guidelines. The position is available immediately.

Duties and Responsibilities: The post-holder will be expected to:
(a) Conduct neuroimaging research in psychosis (bipolar disorder and schizophrenia) to support on-going research programs within the Department of Psychiatry under the joint supervision of Drs. Kahn and Frangou; 
(b) Investigate new areas of research within neuroimaging;
(c) Determine appropriate research methodologies for neuroimaging research;
(d) Apply appropriate research methodologies for neuroimaging research 
(e) Analyse results/conclusions to formulate new concepts and ideas;
(f) Initiate and assist in new neuroimaging projects in psychosis; 
(g) Initiate and assist in submitting grant applications to generate external funding; 
(h) Lead and assist in the writing of academic manuscripts and reports to funding agencies;
(i) Lead and assist in dissemination of research findings through presentations in learning societies and public engagement activities 



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