The Department of Pain and Translational Symptom Science at the University of Maryland, School of Nursing Baltimore invites applications for a full-time Post-doctoral position to join Dr. Luana Colloca's laboratory. Our research focuses on the mechanisms of pain perception and modulation. We combine approaches ranging from psychophysiology to brain mapping exploring pain mechanisms in healthy subjects as well as patients suffering from pain disorders. The successful applicant will be part of a vibrant research program focusing on the neurobiology of pain experience and pain modulatory systems. Collaboration with faculty in the department as well as with scientists/clinicians in other departments and the UMB Center for the Advancement of Chronic Pain Research (CACPR) is strongly encouraged.
The candidate should have a strong background in functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) of experimental and clinical pain. We need to fill this position in order to start a vasopressin-related study (PI:Colloca). Preference will be given for applicants with the following experience: 1) familiarity with running pain model studies; 2) independence for fMRI data analyses; and 3) Programming skills in Matlab and fMRI related software. Required Education/ Experience: PhD in Engineering/ Neuroscience, Nursing, or Psychology
Job: Postdoctoral Fellows
Organization: Nursing - Center for Pain Studies
Job Posting: Sep 26, 2018
Internal Number: 100621
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