Assistant Professor - MRI

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 12, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

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Assistant Professor - MRI

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Job Description Summary

The AU MRI Research Center and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Auburn University invite applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the field of magnetic resonance imaging. The successful candidate will (a) develop an independent research program using neuroimaging to investigate the neurobiology of psychological disorders and (b) collaborate in ongoing studies of individuals at high-risk for schizophrenia. Specifically, the individual will be responsible for advanced, high-field (7T) magnetic resonance imaging ( MRI ) and MR spectroscopy ( MRS ) supporting studies of PTSD, schizophrenia, depression, and other psychological disorders. Additionally, this individual will be expected to generate extramural funding through federal, industry, or other sources, develop a productive record of peer-reviewed scientific publications in nationally recognized journals and conferences, and teach both undergraduate and graduate courses.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, or related field at the time of employment and have performed relevant postdoctoral training leading to expertise in neuroscience and advanced imaging of psychological disorders. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent communication skills are required.

Desired Qualifications

Desired qualifications are experience with high-field (7T) MRI imaging, ability to independently perform MRI / MRS in humans, proficiency with MRS post-processing software, and experience with acquisition and analysis of functional MRI (fMRI) and diffusion tensor imaging ( DTI ) data.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

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