Postdoctoral Associate

Duke University   •  

Durham, NC

Industry: Education


Not Specified years

Posted 29 days ago

Neuroimaging Synopsis:
Are you interested in a postdoctoral position focused on quantitative imaging and machine learning in medical imaging,with a goal to advance our knowledge about the brain, and early changes in Alzheimer’s disease? Come join us, and make a difference helping to advance the field. You will have the opportunity to work with the Duke-UNC Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, to develop novel MR imaging protocols and integrative analysis methods. With your expertise and effort, you will help bridge across scientific domains: neurology, physics, engineering, computing and machine learning. You will have the opportunity to contribute to accelerating imaging protocols to produce high resolution brain images and reproducible connectomes, and novel analysis tools, including predictive modelling. You will be encouraged to prepare scientific presentations, publications and obtain independent funding to help advance your career.

- PhD in computer science, electrical engineering, physics,mathematics, biomedical engineering, or similar.
- Experience in quantitative MR imaging, image processing, machine learning
- Programming using Python, R, C++, bash scripting, etc., cluster /high performance computing

Apply. We would love to hear from you. Send us your statement of interest, CV, and contact information for three references at:

Occ Summary

Conduct independent research activities under the guidance of a faculty mentor in preparation for a full-time academic or research career.

The Postdoctoral Appointee holds a PhD or equivalent doctorate (e.g.ScD, MD, DVM).

Candidates with non-US degrees may be required to provide proof of degree equivalency.
1. A candidate may also be appointed to a postdoctoral position if the candidate has completed all of the requirements for a degree but the degree has not been formally conferred: in this case, the candidate may present evidence of completion of the degree requirements, together with a statement documenting the date on which the degree is to be conferred. If the degree is not conferred by this projected date, the postdoctoral appointment may be terminated.
2. Note for international candidates: Generally, immigration classifications (e.g., H-1B, J-1, etc.) require that the requisite degree be conferred before a petition can be filed or a visa document issued to sponsor the individual.The term of the appointment is limited (see Section 5 of the Postdoc Policy for length of appointment).The appointment involves substantially full-time research or scholarship, and may include teaching responsibilities.The appointment is generally preparatory for a full time academic or research career.The appointment is not part of a clinical training program, unless research training under the supervision of a senior mentor is the primary purpose of the appointment.The Postdoctoral Appointee functions under the supervision of a mentor or a department at Duke University. The Postdoctoral Appointee is expected to publish the results of his or her research or scholarship during the period of the appointment.

The conscientious discharge of research or scholarship responsibilities, which may include teaching responsibilities for Postdoctoral Associates
Conformance to standards of responsible conduct in research
Compliance with good scholarly and research practice
Maintenance of a laboratory notebook and/or other comparable records of research activity, which remains the property of Duke University upon termination
Adherence to University standards regarding use of isotopes, chemicals,infectious agents, animals, human subjects,and the like
Open and timely discussion with the mentor regarding all facets of the Postdoctoral Appointee's research activities.

Postdoctoral Appointees are encouraged to consult the AAMC Compact Between Postdoctoral Appointees and Their Mentors for suggested guidelines for the Postdoctoral Appointee-mentor relationship. Prompt disclosure to the mentor regarding the possession and desire to distribute materials, reagents, software, copyrightable and potentially patentable discoveries derived from the Postdoctoral Appointee's research. Collegial conduct towards members of the research group and others as described in the Duke University School of Medicine Honor Code of Professional Conduct and other relevant conduct policies pertaining to other schools at Duke University. Compliance with all applicable University and departmental policies and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities.

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