Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University brings together researchers from different scientific disciplines to transform our understanding of the mind and brain. In this highly interactive research environment, laboratories work together to gain critical insights into human health by exploring how the brain develops, performs, endures and recovers. The Zuckerman Institute is housed in the Jerome L. Greene Science Center, an architectural masterpiece on Columbia University's Manhattanville campus.
The Staff Associate II will work with a team of researchers in the Vaughan Lab at the Zuckerman Institute, Columbia University. The job will involve acquiring structural/functional MRI (fMRI) imaging of the mouse brain at 9.4T and processing and analyzing the fMRI data with numerical method and deep learning. The Staff Associate II will also contribute conceptual, as well as, interpretive assistance to the development and implementation of novel ideas that involve possible therapeutic approaches to drug discovery for Alzheimer's Disease.
The Staff Associate II will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
Acquiring and processing structural and functional MRI (fMRI) scans.
Conducting fMRI data analysis using numerical methods and deep learning.
Conducting literature reviews.
Summarizing project results and preparing materials for academic paper writing.
Attending project meetings, area seminars and other meetings as necessary.
Preparing progress reports for the PI and funding agency.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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Internal Number: 7977
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