Postdoctoral Associate (Viral Infections on the Brain Research) job Miami Florid
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Postdoctoral Associate (Viral Infections on the Brain Research) Job

Employer Name: SpiderID: 8380972
Location: Miami, Florida Date Posted: 2/1/2019
Wage: Negotiable Category: Science/Research
Job Code: R100019187

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About This Position

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.

Minimum Qualifications

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.

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.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

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