Drs. Nicholas Port and Franco Pestilli are seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Associate to join a multi-institutional team in Bloomington, Indiana, of Neuroscientists, Computer Scientists, and Engineers to work on a unique project to apply Machine learning and Cloud computing to improve our understanding of concussion and mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Applicants are invited to apply for this research Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Associate, non-tenure track position with a proposed start date of summer/fall 2021. The primary goal of the project is to use brainlife.io, and advanced machine learning methods to analyze behavioral and clinical outcomes, anatomical and diffusion weighted imaging from a large dataset (the NCAA/DODCARE Consortium Advanced Research Core). The plan is to build predictive modeling tools available on brainlife.io that can be freely used by clinicians around the world to help in patient care management. Opportunities exist to join several additional concussion, machine learning, informatics and neuroimaging projects with the labs of Drs. Port and Pestilli. The position will be based in Dr. Port's new, state-of-the-art laboratory within the dedicated Research Center for Elite Athletic Development in the new 66,000 square-foot South-End-Zone edition to Indiana University's Memorial Stadium (https://iuhoosiers.com/facilities/the-excellence-academy/21 https://president.iu.edu/media/photos/2018/excellence-academy-dedication/index.html).
A major research university, Indiana University currently enrolls over 38,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate and professional students on the Bloomington campus, and has over 114,000 students in the University system. The School of Optometry, Program in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science Program are internationally recognized, vibrant research programs with a very collegial environment. The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences has a research dedicated 3T Prisma, which Dr. Port uses regularly. A diverse community, Bloomington is located in a beautifully wooded and hilly area of the state, where cultural and recreational opportunities abound, housing costs are low, schools are excellent, and commute times are short. Additional information on the community of Bloomington can be found at https://www.visitbloomington.com/.
The Postdoctoral Fellow position requires a PhD in Neuroscience, Computer Science, Engineering, Informatics, Vision Science or related scientific field by the time of appointment. For the Research Associate position, a minimum of a Masters degrees and 5+ year of appropriate work experience is required.
Department Contact for Questions:
Questions regarding the position or the application process may be directed to Drs. Nicholas Port (firstname.lastname@example.org), or submitted via postal mail to Indiana University School of Optometry, Attn: OAA# 22012-03, c/o Dr. Port, 800 E. Atwater Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405.
OAA #: 22012-03
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 10224
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