Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
- The Postdoctoral research fellow will conduct mentored research in the laboratory of the PI. This is a full time position for a duration of at least 2 years. The scope of research that the postdoctoral fellow will be engaged in includes cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging studies in patient populations in the area of mood and anxiety disorders. Studies are focused on discovery the mechansims of disease in the area of mood and anxiety disorders and/or discoverying the mechansims of action related treatment interventions.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Postdoctoral fellows will receive one on one mentoring in clinical research methodology and work in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment to gain experience in patient-centered research. Fellows will be expected to write research protocols, obtain approval related to human subject requirements, recruit patients and collect and analyze data. Fellows will have the opportunity to draw from the substantial resources of the School of Medicine, including resources located within the Friedman Brain Institute, the Translational and Molecular Imaging Institute and the Brain Imaging Center in order to carry out high-impact research across Departments.
Candidates must hold a PhD or MD and have research experience in the areas of cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging.
A mimimum of three years of prior doctoral work is required.
Computer and General Skills:
A strong level of computer skill is required. Experience with neuroimaging software, including SPM or FSL is highly sought. Competinecy in computer program at a basic or moderate level is expected.
Excellent written and oral communication skills are required. A high level of skill in conducting clinical and translational research, including neuroimaging, is also sought.
SCR/SEL certification needed: NO.