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Postdoctoral Fellow - Postdoctoral Fellow, Psychiatry

Hiring department Medical School
Monthly salary $3,957+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 17-11-17-01-0712
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

One year assignment which can be renewed on an annual basis up to a total of five years. Previous time in a postdoctoral fellow position (whether paid or unpaid) at the University or at any other university counts towards this time limitation (unless the area or discipline changes). Final candidate will need to provide official PhD degree verification documents from the granting institution.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information

Purpose

This temporary, training position (2 years) will perform research in the lab of Affective Neurogenetics, conducting research and analysis with the principal investigator.

Essential Functions

Develop, conduct, and analyze research projects for the Department of Psychiatry as part of a team of faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate assistants. These projects include functional imaging of affective behavioral measures in healthy patients and patients with bipolar and major depression mood disorders. Train in facets of affective neurogenetics as well as contribute to innovative analytics and ongoing neuropsychiatric research. Publish manuscripts. Assist with recruitment.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

A PhD, MD, DSc or MD/PhD in behavioral or clinical neuroscience, psychology, computer science, engineering (or related fields) within the last three years, and have a strong interest in a career in brain sciences/behavioral health, an exceptional scientific curiosity, a strong scholarly achievement as shown in peer reviewed publications, and a collaborative spirit. Experience utilizing MRI, fMRI and MEG, computational integration of Artificial Intelligence, genomics, brain and behavioral measures and patient affective health assessment. Professional demeanor with tact and respect at all times. Ability to address individuals and information with a high degree of sensitivity and confidentiality in various delicate, formal or urgent situations. Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Outstanding organizational and time-management skills. Demonstrated critical thinking skills and excellent attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to work well with a culturally diverse group of faculty, staff, and students, including the willingness and ability to train and oversee undergraduate and graduate students.

Preferred Qualifications

Significant experience with MRI, fMRI and MEG process design, data and imaging acquisition, and analysis is desired. Experience in behavioral assessments and clinical research. The Dell Medical School is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence within the learning health system. At the Dell Medical School we strive to create a vital, inclusive health ecosystem. To ensure alignment, we follow these fundamental values: https://dellmed.utexas.edu/culture.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

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