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How to Apply

 Send a brief letter of interest that describes how current skills fit with the required skills for this position, current curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references to:  Dr. Martijn Muller at mtmuller@umich.edu.

Job Summary

A Research Fellow position is available immediately at the Functional Neuroimaging Cognitive Mobility Laboratory, Departments of Radiology and Neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. Our laboratory specializes in clinical, mobility, cognition, and multimodal imaging studies of Parkinson’s disease and is directed by Drs. Nicolaas Bohnen, MD, PhD (Director) and Martijn Muller, PhD (Co-director).

Responsibilities*

 The post-doctoral candidate will develop a new neuroimaging and clinical database with incorporated imaging analysis pipeline processing routines. The applicant will perform multimodal and voxel based imaging analyses of structural, functional MRI and PET datasets to address clinical research questions in patients with Parkinson disease.

Required Qualifications*

 Applicants must have completed a graduate degree (PhD) with relevant experience in multimodal imaging. The applicant must have experience in radiology/radiological sciences, signal processing, functional MRI and diffusion tensor imaging, the use of neuroimaging software packages such as SPM, Freesurfer, Matlab, and FSL. Experience in network-based methods, such as graph theory, would be highly desirable. Fluency in English conversation and team work skills to work in a multidisciplinary environment will be important assets. Additional roles include leadership and active participation in project management activities including the administration of research projects, as well as some teaching sessions and supervision of postgraduate students. The post will require the ability to use initiative and work without close supervision.

Additional Information

Compensation of this limited term position will be commensurate with experience and includes health benefits.

Background Screening

 University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.