Post-Doc Position in Child Brain Development
by Szuma, Lisa K. | Thursday, March 22, 2012
Center of Human Growth and Development at the University of Michigan is seeking applicants for a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to assist in non-invasive brain imaging research using functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS; optical imaging method). The researcher will have a unique opportunity to develop and pursue their own research interests in collaboration with the Center’s faculty and fNIRS laboratory members, whose research interests span a broad variety of questions in neuroscience, psychology, pediatrics, and biomedical engineering. List of Potential Faculty Advisors
The researcher’s primary responsibility will be to assist the Center in the development of theory, methods and analytical approaches in the study of child brain development, using fNIRS brain imaging.
Applicants should have a background in signals and systems, biological recording, or prior experience using fNIRS or other related non-invasive brain imaging methods (EEG/fMRI/MEG). The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in radiology, neuroscience, psychology, biomedical engineering, optical physics, or related fields.
This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal. The start date for this appointment is flexible (July 1, 2012 or earlier preferred). Salary will be commensurate with the NIH pay scale for postdoctoral fellows. The successful candidate and their dependents will be eligible to participate in university group health and dental plans.
To apply, submit curriculum vitae, cover letter with statement of research interests, two to three letters of recommendation, and evidence of scholarly publications to:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.