Data Analyst, Full-Time Position in Neurology & Neuroscience at Houston Methodist

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Employer: Houston Methodist

Expires: 04/30/2021

Currently accepting applications, as of February 2021.Summary. The Nantz National Alzheimer Center seeks a computationally-savvy college post-graduate or post-doctoral candidate for a full-time position investigating neurodegenerative diseases through neuroimaging research.Responsibilities: The Houston Methodist Research Institute seeks a qualified candidate to fill the position of data analyst at the Nantz National Alzheimer Center, Department of Neurology. Primary responsibilities include neuroimaging data analysis, behavioral analysis, data management, and general scientific programming. Standard software tools will be used for the statistical analysis of structural and functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), as well as positron emission tomography (PET).Requirements: A strong background in computer programming and Linux is essential. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, engineering, math, or physics, although other backgrounds with requisite experience will be considered.                                                                Proficiency in Matlab, shell scripting, and python is strongly encouraged. Familiarity with common neuroimaging tools is a plus (Freesurfer, FSL, AFNI, SPM, Slicer, etc.). The candidate is also expected to assist in the management of neuroimaging data, therefore database experience (MySQL, PostgreSQL) and/or experience with neuroinformatics software (XNAT) is highly beneficial.The ideal candidate must be mature and responsible with excellent organizational, as well as oral and written communication skills. You must be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment, juggle and prioritize multiple tasks, and seek help when required.Contact: Applicants should e-mail (1) a letter of interest, (2) CV, and (3) three references to Belen Pascual, PhD (bpascual@houstonmethodist.org)Start date: Spring. This position will be closed once the ideal candidate has been selected.The Houston Methodist Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.