Two NIH-funded positions are available at the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (https://www.vuiis.vumc.org/), a leading interdisciplinary institute with a strong neuroimaging program. This position will support primate research on ultrasound neuromodulation, drug delivery, and translation of ultrasound neuromodulation devices to humans. The candidate will work closely with the research team comprised of Neuroscience, MRI and ultrasound neuromodulation experts. The research focuses on FUS neuromodulation of the primate pain circuit using a multimodal experimental approach. The candidate will be trained in combining ultrasonic stimulation, functional MRI, and electrophysiology. We are seeking a motivated individual with a Ph.D., or bachelor’s degree with prior experience in Neuroscience, BME, EE, or related research. A neuroscience research background and experience in analyzing data in MATLAB is required. Experience in in vivoelectrophysiology and neuroimaging are desirable. The candidate should have excellent communication skills and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Compensation will be based on the candidate’s research experience level under current NIH guidelines. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.
The VUIIS is situated in Nashville, a legendary music city that routinely ranks at the top of lists around the world for its diverse restaurant scene, bustling downtown, and vibrant neighborhoods. Join our team of passionate scientists and engineers to help develop the next generation of neuroimaging and neurostimulation technologies! Interested applicants should e-mail Dr. Li Min Chen (email@example.com) or Dr. Charles Caskey (firstname.lastname@example.org). For further information about the lab’s research, please visit http://vuiis.vumc.org/~caskeycf/
2 openings. Telecommuting is allowed.
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About Vanderbilt University
About Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science
Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS) is a leading, internationally-recognized center of excellence in imaging science housed within the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. VUIIS is a trans-institutional initiative undertaking advanced research and training in biomedical imaging science. VUIIS maintains close collaborations with our schools of medicine, engineering, arts and science, law and Peabody College. VUIIS operates state-of-the-art facilities for imaging research at all scales including imaging animals and human subjects. We pursue research in developing new imaging methods and related activities in MRI, nuclear, optical, ultrasound and X-ray imaging as well as applications in cancer, neuroscience, metabolic disorders, cardiovascular disease and other areas. VUIIS is supported by grants from the NIH, NSF, DOD, DOE, industry and foundations, as well as Vanderbilt University.