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- 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 mechanisms of disease in the area of mood and anxiety disorders and/or studying the mechanisms of action related treatment interventions.
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. There is no direct patient care component. Fellows will be expected to write research protocols, obtain approval related to human subject requirements, recruit patients and collect and analyze data under the supervision of the PI. 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 minimum of three years of prior doctoral work is required.
A strong level of computer skill is required. Experience with neuroimaging software, including SPM, FSL or ANFI is highly sought. Competence in computer programing 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.