Postdoctoral Scholar in Human Functional Brain Imaging and Network Modeling

Description The Department of Psychology at The Pennsylvania State University seeks a highly motivated Postdoctoral Scholar in the area of human functional brain imaging and network modeling for a 1-2 year position funded by the Pennsylvania Department for Health and the National Institutes for Health. The successful candidate will have a primary appointment with Dr. Frank Hillary in the Department of Psychology, with collaborative opportunities to work with Dr. Peter Molenaar in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies and Dr. Reka Albert in Physics Department. The primary responsibility of this position is to facilitate brain network analysis in structural and functional MRI data in individuals with brain injury. There is also keen interest for this position to support the development of novel methods for understanding plasticity from a systems neuroscience perspective including addressing non-stationarity in time series analyses and machine learning for prediction. Efforts include prospective data collection as well as analysis of existing data sets, including participation in the ENIGMA TBI initiative and collaborations with investigators at the University of Michigan using brain stimulation techniques as an intervention for memory loss in early dementia. A doctorate (M.D. or Ph.D.) degree that is conferred (or anticipated in the calendar year) is required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a background in computational modeling (broadly defined) is required and programming experience is preferred. 82628
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