PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Trains under the supervision of a faculty mentor including (but not limited to): 1. Manages their own project, which should lead to first author publications. 2. Develops expertise in RSFC, fMRI, image processing, signals processing. 3. Develops proficiency in career skills, including writing, public speaking, networking, and critical evaluation of scientific literature. 4. Presents scientific work both inside and outside the University with excellent oral communication skills. 5. Assists with grant preparation and reporting. 6. Prepares and submits papers on research with excellent writing skills. 7. Designs research experiments. 8. Evaluates research findings and reports results. 9. Conscientious discharge of his/her research responsibilities. 10. Maintain conformity with ethical standards in research. 11. Maintain compliance with good laboratory practice including the maintenance of adequate research records. 12. Engage in open and timely discussion with his/her mentor regarding possession or distribution of code, data or records belonging to their laboratory and any proposed disclosure of findings or techniques privately or in publications. 13. Collegial conduct towards co-trainees, staff members and members of the research group. 14. Adherence to all applicable University policies, procedures and regulations. All data, research records and materials and other intellectual property generated in University laboratories remain the property of the University.
Required Qualifications: Education: PhD in Neuroscience, Psychology or related field Experience: Experience with functional and/or structural brain imaging (i.e. MRI imaging)
Job related knowledge, skills, and abilities: • Ability to contribute to writing scientific papers and grant proposals, • Programming experience in various languages and software (e.g., Matlab, Linux, C/C++, python, etc), • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with a variety of diverse staff, coworkers, investigators • Ability to manage their own projects
Internal Number: 337195
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