Post-Doctoral Fellow

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DescriptionUniversity of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical CampusSchool of Medicine/Department of NeurosurgeryPost-Doctoral FellowPosition #00778215 – Requisition 19217 The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds. The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a comprehensive urban research university serving more than 28,000 students in metropolitan Denver and online. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado public institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer 119 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is well known for its distinctive and highly productive research programs, its world-class health facilities at the Anschutz Medical Campus and its well-established partnerships in business, industry and government. These campuses currently have over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at our Anschutz Medical Campus, a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver. Denver is one of America’s most vibrant urban centers and the downtown campus, located just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District, affords our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets. Nature of Work:The Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus School of Medicine invites applications for a neurosurgery research fellowship to develop computational techniques for neuroimaging related datasets. Specific projects will focus on the use of diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) and other magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data, and the investigation into the use of imaging data through computational analysis and deep learning techniques for prediction and assessment in brain tumor patients undergoing resective surgery and other treatments for primary and secondary brain tumors.   Salary and Benefits:Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

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Diversity and Equity:Please click here for information on disability accommodations: The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate will have an MD or PhD (in neuroscience or biomedical related field)
  • Background knowledge in standard neuroimaging analyses: image segmentation, registration and visualization. 
Preferred Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have experience in neuroimaging quality control and pre-processing, atlas-based analyses, familiarity with standard neuroimaging tools (FSL, Freesurfer, SPM, etc.,), and/or a strong background in a high-level scripting language (Matlab, Python, R, etc.,). Also, familiarity with DTI specific programs: ExploreDTI, DSI Studio, Dipy, DTI-TK, or TrackVis are highly desirable.
  • Applicants must be self-motivated, detail-oriented with a strong work ethic.
  • The ability to communicate and collaborate with a highly interdisciplinary group of clinicians and basic neuroscientists is necessary.
  • The candidate will be expected to oversee collection, collation and organization of the neuroimaging data; conduct imaging analyses; and help write/prepare manuscripts. 
  • This is a 12-month Essential Position, which requires the selected candidate to be working either remotely or in person depending on the necessary task even during times of campus closure due to weather or other events including occasional night and weekend shifts. 
  • The Post-Doctoral Fellow will also train other laboratory personnel in computational and data collection techniques 

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.   

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Sep 18, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 9/20/2020
Application Due: 12/31/2020
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