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Research Scientist - Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience

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Date: Aug 29, 2017

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US


Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience

UNIVERSITY of CINCINNATI College of Medicine


The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience in the College of Medicine, is seeking a Research Scientist with extensive expertise in magnetic resonance neuroimaging—ideally including protocol design, acquisition, preprocessing, and analysis. The appropriate candidate is looking for a position that well combine the opportunity to carry out independent research with support for ongoing research projects involving patients with behavioral disorders and healthy individuals, across the life span. In addition, the position will involve providing training and supervision to research coordinators and graduate students. This position will allow but not require applications for independent grant funding.


Job Summary:   This position will support neuroimaging efforts with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience. The Department’s mission is to study the pathophysiology and treatment of behavioral illnesses including mood and anxiety disorders, psychoses, disorders of cognition, and substance abuse disorders. The successful candidate will be expected to be able to work independently, as well as to contribute to publications and grant applications.


Qualifications:    M.D. and/or Ph.D. with relevant experience.  The ideal candidate will have extensive expertise in multiple areas of neuroimaging, including fMRI, MRS, DTI, and structural MRI.                              


The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university; ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight”. Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses: #HottestCollegeInAmerica


The University of Cincinnati is located in beautiful southwest Ohio. This great region, positioned along the banks of the scenic Ohio River reaches across portions of three states. Cincinnati is a vibrant metropolis full of culture & history and overflowing with endless events & attractions. The City of Cincinnati is also known for a strong arts culture; including Aronoff Center, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Cincinnati Museum Center and Cincinnati Art Museum. Greater Cincinnati is also home to nine Fortune 500 companies and 2 Fortune 100 companies.                                                                                   


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 14582


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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