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Postdoctoral Fellow - Harmonization of Multimodal MRI

Application Window

Open date: December 4th, 2020

Last review date: Thursday, Jul 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Dec 3, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

We are looking to grow our team to help build and validate the next generation of image processing and analysis pipelines for the ABCD study. The major goals of the study are to provide a publicly available data resource to examine the relationships between environmental influences - including substance use - and adolescent brain and cognitive development.

The scholar will work closely with other postdoctoral fellows, medical residents, graduate students, research assistants, and faculty members to help the development and validation of innovative neuroimaging methods for improved analysys of diffusion MRI brain imaging data in 12,000+ subjects with longitudinal neuroanatomical and functional imaging across 21 sites for the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) project, prepare manuscripts, and assist with grant applications.

• A Ph.D. in science or engineering and/or related fields are accepted
• Research experience in functional MRI analysis methods; e.g., task‐based
deconvolution, connectivity analysis
• Experience with FreeSurfer, AFNI, FSL, and/or HCP analysis pipeline
• Extensive experience with Matlab, Python, C/C++ or other relevant
programming languages
• Excellent organizational and problem solving skills; ability to plan, prioritize and
keep multiple projects/tasks moving forward at once
• A track record of documented productivity

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Research/ Career Goals - Upload a one‐page statement of research interests and career goals

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Job location

San Diego, CA