Location: Atlanta, Georgia
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The postdoctoral fellow will help design and conduct research focused on MRI neuroimaging in patients receiving treatment for HIV, while receiving advanced training from Dr. Candace Fleischer as well as an interdisciplinary team of MD and PhD collaborators to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The ideal candidate will have experience in MRI acquisition in analysis for neuroimaging applications, experience working with human subjects, and experience working with a highly diverse and interdisciplinary team. The candidate will prepare and publish scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator and may be responsible for teaching and supervising research staff.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience acquiring and analyzying multiparametric MRI data including MR spectroscopy, diffusion weighted/tensor imaging, BOLD/resting-state fMRI, etc.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
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