Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Faculty using MRI to study PTSD development after acute trauma
University of Toledo
October 10, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
The University of Toledo (UToledo) Department of Psychiatry is seeking a postdoctoral fellow (possible Research Assistant Professor based on experience) with interests and expertise in use of functional and structural MRI neuroimaging approaches to study mental health after trauma. The position is supported by an ongoing NIMH grant to investigate early and progressive changes in brain activation and structure after acute trauma that lead to PTSD (PI: Xin Wang PhD). The position is minimally for 2 years with competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience. The fellow will conduct behavioral and physiological tests in the Emergency Departments and in follow-up sessions, and conduct MRI scans and data analysis. The fellow is also expected to develop publications and grants as part of becoming an independent investigator. The fellow will be working in a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary environment focused on the psychiatric disorder development, especially PTSD. The fellow will have access to a 3T GE MRI scanner at the UToledo Radiology Department and a 3T Siemens scanner at the ProMedica Neurosciences Institute.
Applicants are required to have a doctoral degree in a relevant area (e.g., Neuroscience, Psychology, Medicine, Bioengineering, etc.) and experience in analyzing MRI data (e.g., task-based and resting-state fMRI, diffusion, perfusion, and structural MRI datasets). Knowledge of Linux and R or other statistical packages is desirable. Experiences working with clinical populations is also desirable. Applicants who are in Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Groups in Health-related Research are encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates please send a state of research interests, CV, and the names of 3 references to Dr. Xin Wang (Xin.Wang2@utoledo.edu). The position is currently open until is filled.
Internal Number: 238732
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