Performs work in structural and functional neuroimaging data analysis, including current research interests of the Institute in Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, Multiple Systems Atrophy, frontotemporal dementia, and multiple sclerosis.
Investigates new methodological approaches, and algorithm and software development for fMRI, MRI, DTI.
Develops new algorithms and software for MRI/fMRI/DTI data analysis.
Researches activities involving ICA, clustering, multivariate analysis, and other novel approaches to obtain activation patterns in the brain.
Develops test statistics for fMRI experimental designs.
Other duties as assigned.
M.S. degree in mathematics, statistics, physics, biomedical or electrical engineering, or related field.
Coursework must include magnetic resonance physics, signal and image processing, fMRI, and time series analysis (ICA, clustering, and GLM).
COMPLEXITY OF WORK:
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Have strong analytical skills, experience and interests in applied mathematics, statistics, MR physics, programming (C and Matlab), and signal and image processing.
Organizational, communication, written and verbal skills.
fMRI knowledge and experience and interests in applied mathematics, statistics, MR physics, and signal and image processing.
Knowledge of MRI and related signal processing.
Experience with fMRI and time series analysis (ICA, clustering, GLM).
Mathematical and analytical skills.
Signal and image processing skills.
3 years of experience using MRI software tools to investigate human brains with neurological disease
Strong interest in clinical application of engineering/programming skills
Prior experience with multimodal data fusion strongly preferred
Prior experience with scientific publication at peer-reviewed journals
Manual Dexterity to operate office equipment.
Ability to lift and transport up to 15 lbs.
May require extended periods of standing, walking and sitting.
Good Visual acuity through normal or corrected vision.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment.
Keywords: MRI, MRI Research, Neurological, fMRI, ICA, Matlab, MR, Research Engineer, MRI Engineer
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