Postdoctoral Fellow in Big Neuroscience Data of Forensic Populations Category : Scientific Research
Location/City : NM – Albuquerque
Postdoctoral Fellow in Big Neuroscience Data of Forensic Populations
Job # 2018.156.M
A joint postdoctoral Fellow position in data sciences in Dr. Vince Calhoun’s laboratory with specific application to forensic neuroscience repository in Kent Kiehl’s laboratory is currently available at The Mind Research Network. The position is located in sunny Albuquerque, NM.
Duties include working with a diverse research team on several grant funded studies examining the cognitive and neural systems underlying psychopathy, substance abuse, and related illnesses. We are also actively contributing to the emerging field of neuroprediction of future behavior. Candidates with a broad range of skills, including programming in Matlab, Python, and R are encouraged to apply. Machine learning/deep learning training is also useful but additional training will be available.
The position includes access to the world’s largest forensic neuroscience data set – over 4000 offenders from a wide variety of security levels ranging from minimum security all the way to super-max. The post doc will have ample opportunities to write manuscripts from this data set and incorporate new ideas.
Applicants with publications in graduate school will be most competitive.
Requires a Ph.D. in psychology, neuroscience, computer science or related field and two years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been attained. Those with experience and interest in genetics, and/or substance abuse are strongly encouraged to apply.
Must have Matlab and programming experience.
The Mind Research Network is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the d
diagnosis and treatment of mental illness and brain injury.
Headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, MRN consists of an interdisciplinary association of scientists located at universities, national laboratories and research centers around the world and is focused on imaging technology and its emergence as an integral element of neuroscience investigation.
With an extended community of academicians, researchers, graduate students and technicians, the MRN is uniquely positioned with its national infrastructure to link the brightest minds in neuroscience with some of the most cutting-edge neuroimaging capabilities in the world today.
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