Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Center for Neurodevelopmental and Imaging Research
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Johns Hopkins University
The Center for Neurodevelopmental and Imaging Research is seeking a highly motivated post-doctoral fellow to conduct innovative research examining longitudinal changes in brain development and associated behavioral change in Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) from childhood to adolescence with a focus on sex-based differences in these developmental trajectories in both clinical presentation and functional outcomes.
Through the Center’s integrated approach, our multidisciplinary team works in concert to investigate the biological basis of developmental disorders, including ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Tourette Syndrome. Encompassing a strong emphasis on brain mapping technologies, the Center utilizes a variety of innovative approaches to improve identification and diagnosis and to develop novel therapies and effective interventions including fMRI, aMRI, diffusion imaging, TMS, EEG, biological motion tracking, and mindfulness practice.
Preference will be given to applicants with experience in statistical modeling of longitudinal datasets and connectivity analyses using fMRI and/or diffusion tensor/spectrum imaging approaches.
Conduct fMRI and diffusion imaging analyses.
Prepare and conduct technical presentations.
Document research, and write-up papers in peer-reviewed journals.
Work within a team to coordinate resources.
Prerequisite is a Ph.D. in a relevant field: Neuroscience; Psychology; Bio-engineering/Biomedical Engineering; Electrical Engineering; MR physics; Computer Science, Applied Physics.
Strong expertise in MRI methods and analyses is preferred
Strong programming experience in C/C++, Matlab or Python. Knowledge of Unix environment is a plus.
Demonstrated advanced analytical and experimental skills.
Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills to author technical and scientific reports, publications, and invited papers, and deliver scientific presentations.
Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills necessary to collaborate effectively in a team environment and be capable of independent original work.
Desired Qualifications - Preference will be given to applicants with experience in: modeling longitudinal data and signal processing, preferably in processing diffusion weighted images and fMRI time series data.