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University of Maryland, Baltimore
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 9, 2021

The Department of Pain and Translational Symptom Science at the University of Maryland School of Nursing invites applications for a full-time Post-doctoral position to join Dr. Luana Colloca’s laboratory.

Our research focuses on the mechanisms of immersive virtual reality mechanisms, socially-induced placebo effects, brain mapping and pharmacological approaches. We combine approaches ranging from psychophysiology to pharmacology including research in healthy participants and patients with chronic pain undergoing brain mapping sessions with functional magnetic resonance (fMRI), high resolution electroencephalogram (EGG) and/or EEG/fMRI.

The candidate should have a strong background in neuroscience and/or psychology with a record of successful publications in the fields of social science, brain mapping (EEG, and/or fMRI) and neuroscience.

The successful applicant will be part of a vibrant research program focusing on the neurobiology of pain experience and pain modulatory systems. Collaboration with faculty in the department as well as with scientists/clinicians in other departments and the UMB Center for the Advancement of Chronic Pain Research (CACPR) is strongly encouraged.

Qualifications :

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with running fMRI studies
  • Analysis of fMRI and EEG data
  • Programming skills in Matlab and fMRI analysis software.

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