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Job No. 139001

  • Job Title:
  • Postdoctoral Associate (Research of Virus Infections on the Brain)
  • Employer:
  • University of Miami
  • Location:
  • -- , FL
  • Posting Date:
  • 13-May-2018
  • Description:
  • The Department of Radiology at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, as an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Associate. This position will work in human research projects that evaluate the effects of viral infections on the brain using advanced whole-brain MR imaging methods such as diffusion kurtosis imaging (DKI) and MR spectroscopic imaging (MRSI). The common goal of these projects is to characterize the impact of viral infections on the brains of children or adults using multi-parametric MR imaging methods and associate the imaging findings to clinical laboratory, neurobehavioral and neurocognitive alterations. The responsibilities of the position involves MR data acquisition, processing and analysis, including image segmentation, and analyses of cross-sectional and longitudinal DTI/DKI data, MRS spectral data, rs-fMRI data using multi-parametric approaches. The Postdoctoral Associate will work with scientists and clinicians, and will have the opportunity to contribute to other ongoing projects in the laboratory.

    The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: Ph.D. in Engineering, Physics, Neuroscience, or a closely related discipline. Prefer experience in image processing, multi-parametric data analysis, and computer programming. Must be highly motivated with excellent analytical skills and creative scientific thinking. Ability to successfully work independently as well as part of a team. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with professional interpersonal skills.

    Interested candidates should email their CV along with a cover letter and three references to (Please also complete an employment application online):

    Dr. Varan Govind, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, Department of Radiology

    UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Veteran/Disability Employer. Come join us!
  •  Contact information:
  • University of Miami
  • --, FL 33124
  • United States
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