Neuroimaging Data Analyst

Job Summary

The Neuroimaging Data Analyst at the Intermountain Neuroimaging Consortium (INC) provides support for neuroimaging data storage, processing, and analysis. This individual works to improve the quality, longevity, and utility of neuroimaging data collected at the INC by promoting INC and analysis guidelines; performing quality control metrics on all neuroimaging scans; educating and assisting INC research teams with regard to their data analysis needs, and actively developing the relationships and skills needed to stay on top of standard methodologies in the neuroimaging analysis community. The Neuroimaging Data Analyst works respectfully and collaboratively with a broad range of neuroimaging research labs to actively contribute to the INC’s long-term success and strengthen its reputation as a world-class MRI research facility. The INC Neuroimaging Analyst should have a high level of attention to details, be highly organized, technically skilled, and should have outstanding people and problem-solving skills.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The Intermountain Neuroimaging Consortium (INC) is a state-of-the-art magnetic resonance imaging research facility located at the University of Colorado Boulder. The INC brings together internationally recognized neuroscientists from across the Rocky Mountain region who study complex psychological processes such as addiction, pain, emotion, attention, sleep, and learning and memory, as well as physicists and engineers who study and develop innovative MRI methods and analysis techniques.

We believe a highly engaged community benefits both scientists and the public. To that end, we promote collaboration and sharing knowledge among area scientists and the broader Front Range and Colorado communities.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Data Storage and Integrity
  • Facilitate data sharing and comparison within INC and across institutions.
  • Advise INC users regarding the implementation of a common data format and directory structure.
  • Perform quality assurance metrics on neuroimaging data.

Data Processing and Analysis
  • Standardize and detail lab-specific code to enable sharing,
  • Assist with the integration of new pipelines.
  • Lead basic and sophisticated data analyses.
  • Find opportunities for improvements and anticipate future needs.
  • Actively develop skills to maintain knowledge of standard methodologies in neuroimaging analysis.

  • Problem solves lab-specific neuroimaging analysis issues.
  • Serve in an advisory capacity, consulting with users on data formatting, and analytic questions for extramural grants.
  • Anticipate INC client needs, and ensure they are advised of new tools and methods for neuroimaging.

  • Train INC users on standard neuroimaging tools and pipelines.
  • Lead seminars and tutorials on new analytical methods in neuroimaging.
  • Answer questions from research teams, referring to outside specialists as appropriate.
  • Ensure INC clients have the vital knowledge and resources to meet their scientific objectives.

What We Can Offer

The midpoint of our salary range is $71,500.00, commensurate with experience.


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What We Require

  • M.A./M.S.(Psychology, Neuroscience, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics), or related.
  • 2+ years of experience processing and analyzing structural and functional human neuroimaging data (task-based fMRI, resting-state fMRI, DTI).
  • Proficiency with Linux command line and bash scripts.
  • Expertise with one or more neuroimaging software packages (e.g., FSL, SPM, AFNI, and FreeSurfer).

What You Will Need
  • Proficient in programming languages relevant to scripting neuroimaging analyses (Python, Matlab, R).
  • Mastery with preprocessing methods for functional and neuroanatomical data (e.g., fmriPrep, FSL preprocessing pipeline).
  • Demonstrable ability to work with individuals across a wide range of statistical and neuroimaging skillsets (e.g., individuals new to neuroimaging as well as those with substantial expertise).
  • Phenomenal communication, customer service, and teamwork skills.
  • Familiarity with public MRI-based neuroimaging data sets and software pipelines such as HCP.
  • Familiarity with Siemens scanner, DICOM formats.
  • Experience with cluster computing (e.g., Slurm, SGE).
  • Knowledge of the BIDS data format.

What We Would Like You To Have
  • Ph.D. in a relevant field.
  • Understanding of fundamental and sophisticated statistical techniques relevant to neuroimaging (e.g., multi voxel pattern analysis).
  • Familiarity with Jupyter notebooks.
  • Familiarity with Python packages such as scikitlearn and nilearn.
  • Familiarity with/ability to provide support in large data applications (e.g., cloud computing such as Amazon Web Services).

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. A current resume.
  2. A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position.

You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

Please apply by Monday, October 5th for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs .

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