POSTDOCTORAL POSITION IN IMAGING STATISTICS, JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY

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Job Summary: Johns Hopkins University’s Departments of Applied Mathematics and StatisticsComputer Science, and Biostatistics as well as theApplied Physics Laboratory and the Center for Imaging Science, are inviting applications for a postdoctoral fellow. The position is funded by theChild Mind Institute (CMI) Endeavor Scientist Program.

The fellow will work in the area of functional and structural neuroimaging processing and analysis. The fellow will work under the direct mentoring of Dr. Joshua T. Vogelstein as part of a large team of close collaborators with complementary skills, including Dr. R. Jacob Vogelstein, Dr. Carey PriebeDr. Randal Burns and Dr. Brian Caffo, as well as an exciting group of graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and scientists in a collegial environment.  

Responsibilities: The applicant will be expected to utilize and extend state-of-the-art statistical and data analytic tools to analyze open access multimodal imaging data in clinical and non-clinical populations, especially data associated with the International Neuroimaging Data-sharing Initiative (INDI). All analytic code, scripts and products are to be made publicly available on an expedient basis, while ensuring appropriate quality control and standards.

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must have a PhD in statistics, biostatistics, applied mathematics, engineering, or related fields. Strong statistical, computational, and communication skills are desired. Experience with brain imaging data (e.g., functional MRI, PET, EGG) is a plus, but not required. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, reliable, and will be equally productive when working independently or cooperatively.  

How to Apply: The position is available immediately and for up to two years. Applicants should email a CV (including a personal website URL if available), an application letter, and arrange for two letters of reference to be sent to Joshua Vogelstein, joshuav at jhu dot edu.

Johns Hopkins University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The Child Mind Institute Endeavor Scientist Program is dedicated to the training and development of interdisciplinary researchers capable of tackling key analytic challenges facing psychiatric research. To learn more about the program, visit (http://www.childmind.org/en/endeavor-scientists/).


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