[Imageworld] Research Assistant Professor in Medical Image Analysis
(small animal MRI)
martin_styner at ieee.org
Fri Feb 6 15:25:39 CET 2009
Research Assistant Professor – Department of Psychiatry
The Neuro Image Research and Analysis Laboratory (NIRAL) in the
Department of Psychiatry and the Neuroimaging Core within UNC’s
Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Center (NDRC) is seeking a fixed
term faculty member at the Research Assistant Professor level. The
primary duties will include collaborative research in medical image
analysis focused on small animal imaging within the NIRAL & NDRC,
specifically focused on structural MRI and Diffusion Tensor Imaging. The
candidate will be expected to participate in, or interact with, a
variety of neurodevelopmental research projects in small animal imaging,
such as studies of mouse and rat models in neurodevelopmental pathology.
The major initial focus will be in the analysis of images from a study
of intra-uterine cocaine exposed rats and the establishment of image
analysis core services in small animal imaging within the NDRC. The
candidate will be expected to perform independent research with
competitive paper and grant writing.
A Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, or
Electrical Engineering is required.
Demonstrated successful independent research in medical image analysis
via several first author journal papers of both methodological and
applied nature and extensive knowledge of C++ programming with prior
experience with open source medical image analysis projects. Experience
in graduate student advising is an advantage. Expertise specifically in
brain image analysis both structural MRI and Diffusion Tensor Imaging is
needed. Experience with small animal imaging is a plus. The successful
applicant will be able to conduct solid, independent research, with good
interpersonal and communication skills.
Interested candidates must complete an on line application at
http://hr.unc.edu/jobseekers and refer to Recruitment ID#1001108. Please
use this number in applying for this position. The University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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