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Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Psychiatry. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position at Washington University in St. Louis, to work on the NIH-funded Human Connectome Project Development. The ideal candidate will have strong computational and imaging analysis skills and a background in, or interest in, understanding brain development. The candidate will work with a team of HCP investigators to identify trajectories of structural and functional brain development as a function of age, gender, puberty and their interactions.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Analyzes trajectories of structural and functional brain development as a function of age, gender, puberty and their interactions.
Writes manuscript reporting on the results of the analyses of the trajectories.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Ph.D. (or about to be awarded one) in psychology, neuroscience, or a related field.
Background that includes structural and/or functional neuroimaging.
Substantial experience with neuroimaging analysis.
Additional skills in developmental science and programming.
Strong statistical skills.
Ability to work as part of a team.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Base pay commensurate with experience.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
This position is full-time and is funded for up to two years.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Interested candidates should send their cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV) and reference letters to Dr. Deanna Barch at email@example.com.
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