Postdoctoral Research Associate

Job description

Position Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Vacancy ID:



Biomedical Res Imaging Ctr - 426001

Position Type:

Postdoctoral Scholar

Salary Range:



Full Time



Estimated Duration of Appointment:

12 Months

Posting Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Work Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Summary:

The position will focus on developing novel brain network construction/analysis methods, applying our recently developed tools/methods to large-scale infant multimodality datasets for early brain development study, and detecting normative and abnormal brain-behavior association and its development for early diagnosis of neurodevelopmental disorders. Chapel Hill is located in the “Research Triangle” next to Raleigh and Durham, recently being ranked as 10th of the 25 best places to live in the U.S. according to U.S. News.

Educational Requirements:

Ph.D. in Neurology, Biomedical Engineering, or a related field.

Qualifications and Experience:

The successful candidate should have an excellent research background on functional MRI analysis and ability to interpret network neuroscience questions based on the imaging analysis results with strong scholarly track-records. Experiences on big data analysis, resting-state fMRI methods development, brain network modeling and network-based analysis, longitudinal data analysis, brain-behavior association analysis, and individualized classification are preferred. Strong knowledge on programming (good command of Matlab/linux bash/other languages) and neuroimage analysis toolboxes is required. Additional knowledge or experience in biostatistics is a plus. Applicants should have excellent ability working independently and collaboratively; and excellent communication skills are vital.

The successful candidates will be supported by multiple NIH grants and part of a multidiscipline group in the BRIC. Successful applicants will have opportunities to work with a team of faculty with diverse yet complementary expertise focusing on early brain development, and be accessible to our high-performance computing resources, precious early development neuroimaging data from various cohorts, world-class medical image analysis environment, state-of-the-art infant brain image analysis pipelines, and benefit from collaborating with basic research scientists and clinicians at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Job No:
Posted: 10/10/2019
Application Due: 7/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time