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Postdoc Research Associate - Neurology


St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Washington University in St. Louis

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Posted
02/18/2014

Post Doc Instructions

Please do not submit an application to this posting. To apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, follow the directions below in “Applicant Special Instructions”.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Neurology. The position is located at the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions

Applications are invited for a post doctoral position within the Departments of Neurology and Radiology at Washington University in St. Louis. Research focuses on the application of functional MRI methods to neurodegenerative diseases (including Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and HIV Associated Dementia (HAD)). This research investigates the impact of functional neuroimaging measures (including arterial spin labeling (ASL) and resting state blood oxygen dependent (BOLD) imaging) as a biomarker for neurodegenerative diseases. Opportunities will be provided for pursuing personal research interests if applicable. Writing manuscripts and applying for independent grants will be strongly encouraged.

Required Qualifications

The qualified candidate should have at least a degree in neurosciences, psychology, bioengineering, physics, computer science, or other related fields. Previous experience with computational methods and neuroimaging programs (e.g. Unix, C/C++, MatLab, SPM, AFNI, Freesurfer) is preferred and would allow for more individualized studies. Strong facility with statistical analyses is also desired.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is commensurate with experience.

Benefits

Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.

Applicant Special Instructions

To apply, please send a letter of interest and CV to bances@wustl.edu. Please arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent to the address below. Only applicants considered for employment will be contacted.

Contact Information:

Beau Ances MD, PhD

Department of Neurology

Washington University in Saint Louis

Box 8111

660 South Euclid Ave

Saint Louis, MO 63110

bances@wustl.edu

EOE Statement

Washington University in St. Louis is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women, ethnic minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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