Employer: Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases (CIND)
We are seeking highly talented and self-motivated postdoctoral scientists with experience in quantitative medical imaging and biomarker research. The research will be conducted at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and San Francisco Veterans Affair Medical Center. The successful candidate will interact with multidisciplinary project teams focused on identifying and characterizing neuronal substrates of cognitive and clinical decline and optimizing and streamlining biomarker discovery in neurodegenerative diseases and psychiatric disorders.Job RequirementsQualified candidate will have Ph.D. with practical experience in medical imaging, fluid biomarkers, and neurobiology along with a solid understanding of biostatistics. Training or experience in the areas of neuroinformatics, computational neuroscience, and machine learning is preferred. Candidate is expected to learn new techniques as necessary.The successful candidate will have demonstrated a track record of success as evidenced by relevant publications in leading peer-reviewed journals. Candidate must demonstrate outstanding communication skills, the ability to operate within multidisciplinary environments, creativity, and a high degree of intellectual independence. Attention to detail and enthusiasm for science are a must.This postdoctoral research fellowship program is designed to prepare the fellow for independent academic career in reproductive research. Focus will be scientific productivity demonstrated by innovative research, publication in high impact journals and successful extramural funding. Fellow is expected to transition in few years into an independent faculty role.Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Funding is available for the selected applicants to start immediately. When electronically applying for this position, please include (in one PDF document) a cover letter, curriculum vitae, publication list and a brief description of research interests.