Post-Doctoral Associate, Human Connectome Project

The Department of Radiology at the University of Minnesota seeks a post-doctoral associate to be part of the Human Connectome Project (HCP) (and sub-projects; The successful candidate will be employed in the component of the HCP that focuses on optimization of data acquisitions and data analysis for resting state and task induced fMRI (R/T-fMRI), and for high angular resolution diffusion imaging (HARDI) in different subject populations.

They will be responsible for:

  1. Data acquisition and optimization at 3T and 7T.
  2. Testing, debugging and optimizing pulse sequences and associated image qualities at 3T and 7T
  3. Resting state and Diffusion Data pre-processing and analysis.

Requirements for this position are:

Essential Experience:

Ph.D. or equivalent in physics, computer science or biomedical engineering, or in neuroscience with extensive experience in neuroimaging. Must be highly independent and self-motivated, but at the same time able to work within a Multi-Institutional team. Experience with fMRI data Analysis. Experience with Siemens MR operating systems, including data acquisition at high field. The candidate must present excellent analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills

Preferred Experience:

Experience in the development and use of Pulse Sequences in the Siemens Platform. Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Application information:

Applicants for this position must submit a curriculum vita and three references to:

Dr. Essa Yacoub
Center for Magnetic Resonance Research
2021 6th Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

For additional information see:

Requisition Number 195139