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Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Posting Information

Position Information

Position Title Postdoctoral Research Associate
Vacancy ID PDS001480
Department Biomedical Res Imaging Ctr - 426001
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar

Posting Details

Salary Range $47,476 - $53,476
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
If part-time, hours per week
Proposed Start Date 09/15/2017
Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months
Posting Open Date 10/07/2016
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Summary

A postdoctoral Scholar position is immediately open to work with the Network Neuroscience lab ( at the Biomedical Research Imaging Center, University of North Carolina School of Medicine. The postdoctoral Scholar will collect and analyze brain connectivity data from healthy volunteers and neurological patients, and also work with large, pre-existing data sets. Our current focus is on neuromodulation of brain networks (e.g., pharmacological or electrical), as well as on early developmental changes in brain network connectivity.

Educational Requirements

Ph.D. or an MD/Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, Physics, Psychology or other related fields.

Qualifications and Experience

Excellent quantitative background, relevant programming experience (MATLAB, Python or R), experience analyzing functional and/or structural MRI data and a track record of first-author publications in peer-reviewed journals are essential. Experience in analyzing functional and/or structural connectivity data would be advantageous, as is experience in graph-theoretical methods, machine learning or multivariate pattern similarity methods.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Posting Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Steven Torchio - HR Consultant
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Postdoctoral Affairs Contact Information

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have an earned doctorate degree?
    • Yes
    • No