Junior Systems Neuroscience Investigator

McLean Hospital
Belmont, Massachusetts
Mar 30, 2021
Apr 29, 2021
Position Type
Mid Level

Junior Systems Neuroscience Investigator

McLean Hospital

Belmont, MA

Applications are invited for a junior investigator position under the direction of Professor Justin Baker in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. The investigator is expected to contribute to research exploring deep phenotyping in individual participants that includes extensive, temporally-extended measurements of the brain function and behavior collected through novel smart phone applications, activity monitoring, repeated neuroimaging assessment and biomarkers. Work will be conducted at McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and Harvard University.

Strong applicants will have:
• A background in neuroscience, statistics, computer science, or electrical engineering.
• Experience using advanced statistical and modeling approaches to time series analysis.
• Extensive background in data analysis including overcoming statistical challenges.
• Demonstrated ability to complete projects as evidenced by first-author publications.
• Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
• Programming skills (Matlab, Python, R, SPM, FSL, AFNI, or similar platforms).
• Data visualization skills.

The candidate will be proposed for an academic appointment up to Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. The term of the appointment is two years with possible renewal depending on extramural funding. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, laboratory experience, and institutional guidelines. Qualified women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please submit a CV, cover letter that describes research interests, and a list of three references to Justin Baker by email: jtbaker@partners.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.

McLean Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of McLean Hospital to affirmatively provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for employment and existing employees without regard to their race, religion, and color, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender orientation or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable law or regulation.

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