Neuroimaging Data Analyst Junior
Job location: HUP - Med Sch Richards Building - 5th Floor
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-01-12
University OverviewThe University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.Posted Job TitleNeuroimaging Data Analyst JuniorJob Profile TitleProgrammer JuniorJob Description SummaryNeuroimaging Data Analyst Junior
The Penn Lifespan Informatics and Neuroimaging Center (PennLINC) is part of the Department of Psychiatry, the Neurodevelopment & Psychosis Section, and the Lifespan Brain Institute (LiBI). Our goal is to delineate normal brain maturation and understand how abnormalities of development give rise to psychiatric symptoms. To do this, we leverage advanced multi-modal MRI imaging. The Neuroimaging Data Analyst Junior will provide support for managing and analyzing data. See our website at www.pennlinc.io for more details.Job Description
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/.
Neuroimaging Data Analyst Junior
The Neuroimaging Data Analyst Junior provides support for managing and analyzing neuroimaging data. Analysts play a central role on large-scale neuroimaging projects that seek to understand brain development and the biological basis of mental illness. Within these projects, they work in a team environment with a diverse, multi-disciplinary group of faculty and trainees from psychiatry, psychology, engineering, statistics, and computer science. Primary responsibilities include management, processing, and analysis of high-dimensional imaging data. Additional responsibilities will be assigned based on the successful candidate's skills and interests. All analysts additionally lead independent projects where they write first-author manuscripts that are frequently published in top journals.
The ideal candidate has a Bachelor's Degree, in Engineering, Statistics, or Computational Neuroscience, as well as 1-2 years of research experience. Master’s degree preferred. To succeed in the highly collaborative environment, excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required. Program and data analysis skills are strongly preferred, including Python, linux/bash, and R. experience with neuroimaging tools (SPM, AFNI, FSL) is preferred but not required.
Background check required. Position contingent on funding.
Office, Library, Computer Room; Requires extensive safety
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.Special Requirements
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.