Postdoctoral Associate - University of Florida

Location: University of Florida

A postdoctoral position is available to investigate functional connectivity networks and brain tissue microstructure signals in Alzheimer's disease mouse models. Demonstrable experience with in vivo rodent neurobehavioral research and/or neurobiological approaches is essential. Experience with small animal magnetic resonance imaging and/or programming skills in MATLAB, python, UNIX is preferred, although not required of the applicant. The project, funded by the National Institute on Aging, will involve substantial training with high field magnetic resonance imaging in a genetically diverse panel of mice harboring familial Alzheimer’s disease APP and presenilin mutations. The postdoctoral trainee will conduct studies using an 11.1 Tesla Bruker system in the Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy (AMRIS) facility in the University of Florida McKnight Brain Institute. Training will involve image acquisition, processing, statistical analyses and programming, manuscript preparation, and presentation of work at local and national conferences. The trainee will receive direct instruction in these areas from Dr. Marcelo Febo and will be encouraged to audit local courses in brain imaging to strengthen education in these areas.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in Neuroscience, Physics, Biomedical Engineering, or closely related fields. Salary is commensurate with experience level and in accordance with current NIH postdoctoral salary scales.

Selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approval by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://naces.org/.

Applicants should include a 2-page letter indicating their research interest(s), curriculum vitae (CV), and a list of at least three professional references.

The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed starting as soon as possible after the posting date.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

To Apply

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