The post-doctoral research associate will work in the DICON Laboratory and MEG Center with the principle investigator and research team to plan, develop, implement, and conduct scholarly research at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). This includes ongoing NIH and NSF funded research in healthy aging and development, as well various neurological populations.. Duties may involve research study design, participant recruitment, data collection, data analyses, writing manuscripts and grants, as well as scholarly presentations. Data include cognitive assessments, MEG and MR imaging data, the outcomes of various psychophysics experiments, electronic medical record data, and other forms of data. The candidate will also help prepare research progress reports and grant applications, publications, and institutional review board and other compliance reports as directed. The selected candidate will also work as directed with collaborators internal and external to UNMC. Please submit a curriculum vitae or NIH biosketch and a one-page cover letter detailing research experience and career goals. Contact information for three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation will be requested at a later time. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Start dates are negotiable. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
1. Ph.D. in neuroscience, psychology, physics, or related scientific field 2. Strong research writing and communication skills 3. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint 4. Ability to operate standard office equipment (computer, copy machine) 5. Exceptional organizational skills; ability to communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and in writing. 6. Ability to work as a team member 7. Self-directed 8. Able to advise and supervise more junior laboratory personnel
1. Proficiency in experimental design and implementation, multivariate analysis and statistical modeling. 2. Experience with MEG, structural MRI, and/or functional MRI 3. Matlab, SPSS, R, SPM, FSL, AFNI 4. Experience with Endnote and Photoshop. Familiarity with Unix, Linux, and Windows operating systems. 5. Clinical research protocol experience, ability to “troubleshoot” laboratory specialized equipment in connection with relevant technicians and vendors.
Internal Number: 2018 - 255
About University Of Nebraska Medical Center
The Department of Neurological Sciences (DONS) is comprised of clinicians, scientists, and educators who have the vision, ability, and dedication to advance neural health across the lifespan. We are leaders in patient care, research, education, and outreach, delivering innovative care to patients with the most severe and complex disorders. Our funded research includes many clinical trials and strong investigator-initiated research programs and laboratories, including Mind and Brain Health, Dynamic Imaging, and Cognition and Neuromodulation. We are also the headquarters of the Great Plains IDeA Clinical and Translational Research Network, which spans four states and nine universities and is aimed at developing new medical research and training new scholars for the public good.
We continue to grow and expand through robust clinical and research programs, connections to the growing Regional Provider Network, and even into the homes of our most fragile patients through telehealth initiatives and embedded sensor technologies. We are dedicated to saving lives, relieving suffering, and reducing the terrible impact of neurological disease on our patients, families, and community.