The Cognitive & Perceptual Development Lab – John R. Pruett, Jr. MD PhD – at Washington University School of Medicine seeks a neuroimaging postdoc to work with fcMRI data acquired in a large study of brain and behavior development in infants at risk for autism. Funding for this 7/1/18 position is contingent on additionally matching in a T32 program directed by Joan Luby, MD and Deanna Barch, PhD https://eedp.wustl.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/postdoc-fellowship-brochure.pdf. Please send a CV and cover letter to John Pruett at email@example.com.
Emerson RW, Adams C, Nishino T, Hazlett HC, Wolff JJ, Zwaigenbaum, L, Constantino JN, Shen MD, Swanson MR, Elison JT, Kandala S, Estes AM, Botteron KN, Collins L, Dager SR, Evans AC, Gerig G, Gu H, McKinstry RC, Paterson S, Schultz RT, Styner M, the IBIS Network, Schlaggar BL, Pruett JR, Jr.1, and Piven J1. Functional neuroimaging of high-risk 6-month-old infants predicts a diagnosis of autism at 24 months of age. 1Shared senior authors. Science Translational Medicine 2017 June 7; 9(393). PMID: 28592562.
Eggebrecht AT, Elison JT, Feczko E, Todorov A, Wolff JJ, Kandala S, Adams CM, Snyder AZ, Lewis JD, Estes AM, Zwaigenbaum L, Botteron KN, McKinstry RC, Constantino JN, Evans A, Hazlett HC, Dager S, Paterson SJ, Schultz RT, Styner MA, Gerig G, Das S, Kostopoulos P, the IBIS Network, Schlaggar BL, Petersen SE, Piven J1, Pruett JR, Jr.1 Joint attention and brain functional connectivity in infants and toddlers. 1 Shared senior authors. Cerebral Cortex 2017 Mar 1;27(3):1709-1720. PMID: 28062515. PMCID: PMC5452276.
Marrus NM, Eggebrecht AT, Todorov A, Elison JT, Wolff JJ, Cole L, Gao W, Pandey J, Shen MD, Swanson MR, Emerson R, Klohr CL, Adams AC, Snyder AZ, Estes AE, Zwaigenbaum L, Botteron KN, McKinstry R, Constantino JN, Evans AC, Hazlett HC, Dager S, Paterson SJ, Schultz RT, Styner M, Gerig G, The IBIS Network, Schlaggar BL, Petersen SE, Piven J1 and Pruett JR, Jr.1. Walking, Gross Motor Function, and Brain Functional Connectivity in Infants and Toddlers. 1Shared senior authors. Cerebral Cortex 2017 Nov 23; 1-14. PMID: 29186388.
Facility with programming in MATLAB and/or C is required. Competitive candidates will have training in systems neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, or developmental/experimental psychology.
Additional Salary Information: Set according to scale based on years of postdoctoral experience.