Assistant Researcher Position - Brain Imaging University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF05302
Open date: February 14th, 2020
Next review date: Sunday, Mar 15, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Sunday, Mar 15, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, in conjunction with the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, currently has an opening for an Assistant Researcher to join the department's Center for Cognitive Neuroscience (CCN) under the direction of Susan Bookheimer, Ph.D. The Center focuses on the study of brain imaging. The candidate will be responsible for managing the human connectome-aging and human connectome-development project, the analysis of DTI and other multimodal MRI data. Also, the candidate will be expected to develop his/her own independent lab - developing an independent research line in the area of low intensity focused ultrasound as a novel form of neuromodulation with adjunctive multimodal MRI and neuropsychological assessment tools. In addition, the incumbent will write grant proposals intended to secure extramural funding, be responsible for manuscript preparation, collaborate with junior faculty, and assist to supervise postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and/or research associates. The position requires a Ph.D. in Clinical Neuropsychology or related neuroscience specialty. California licensure or license eligible preferred. Experience in aging and brain imaging is essential. A background in multimodal MRI including DTI, particularly but not exclusively in aging, neuromodulation research, and experience working on a team of researchers with various professional backgrounds is preferred. The Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences has a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
Interested applicants must submit a i) cover letter, ii) curriculum vitae, iii) statement of research and career objectives, and brief statement about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion , and iv) contact information for three potential references. For more information, please contact Malina Beatrice, at Mbeatrice@mednet.ucla.edu
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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