Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS), MSHS

Postdoctoral Position In Magnetic Resonance Imaging In Psychiatry

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

New York, NY, United States

Department of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated imaging scientist to fill a postdoctoral position in the Department of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY under the joint supervision of Dr. Rene Kahn, Department Chair and Dr. Sophia Frangou, head of the Frangou Lab. Our studies focus on identifying functional and structural imaging biomarkers of patients with mood or psychotic disorders and their relatives. The initial appointment is for 2 years, with the possibility of extension. Salary will be based on experience and will follow the NIH guidelines. The position is available immediately.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants should have
(a) A PhD in Neuroscience or other relevant areas of biomedical sciences;
(b) Received their doctoral degree less than 5 years ago;
© Solid knowledge of brain image processing software and methods (Linux, MATLAB) and statistical (AFNI, FSL, SPM) methods;
(d) Programming skills with Matlab and python;
(e) Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English;
(f) An ability to work in a team as well as independently.

Duties and Responsibilities: The post-holder will be expected to:
(a) Conduct neuroimaging research in psychosis (bipolar disorder and schizophrenia) to support on-going research programs within the Department of Psychiatry under the joint supervision of Drs. Kahn and Frangou;
(b) Investigate new areas of research within neuroimaging;
© Determine appropriate research methodologies for neuroimaging research;
(d) Apply appropriate research methodologies for neuroimaging research
(e) Analyse results/conclusions to formulate new concepts and ideas;
(f) Initiate and assist in new neuroimaging projects in psychosis;
(g) Initiate and assist in submitting grant applications to generate external funding;
(h) Lead and assist in the writing of academic manuscripts and reports to funding agencies;
(i) Lead and assist in dissemination of research findings through presentations in learning societies and public engagement activities

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Postdoctoral Position In Magnetic Resonance Imaging In Psychiatry