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Postdoctoral Associate

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 28, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Other Science & Technology, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences
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Full Time
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Job Description

The Montague laboratory at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute (FBRI) is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate who is a physiologist with excellent quantitative and engineering skills. The postdoc will work in a new area of human brain imaging that employs new sensing methodologies (optically pumped magnetometry), which requires the integration of sensing methodologies with computational modeling and other imaging modalities. The successful candidate will possess hands-on experience with human research processes involving data collection using magnetoencephalography, as well as be familiar with statistical approaches to detecting extremely small signals in noisy environments. The candidate should possess good communication skills and a demonstrated capacity to work and direct diverse groups of investigators. Prior experience working on neurobiological data is a plus, but is not required. Experience with MATLAB or equivalent analysis software is preferred.

Required Qualifications

- PhD in neuroscience, computational neuroscience, or appropriate discipline. PhD must be awarded no more than four years prior to the effective date of appointment with a minimum of one year eligibility remaining.
- Possess good communication skills and a demonstrated capacity to work and direct diverse groups of investigators.
- Demonstrated experience with human recordings involving MEG

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience with MATLAB or equivalent analysis software
- Experience with human recordings and function MRI
- Experience in neurobiological data collection methods and analysis
- Demonstrated track record of research excellence as indicated by peer reviewed publications and presentations

Pay Band

Salary matches NIH Postdoc Payscale

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Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

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Advertised: March 28, 2022
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