PamiTC Job Board - Posting Details

Title: Postdoctoral ResearcherPosted: February 24, 2017
Company/Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Department: Departments of Psychiatry and Radiology

Description: The University of Pennsylvania Departments of Psychiatry and Radiology are seeking to fill a funded postdoc position to start in July 2017. This position is for training in translational research across neuroimaging and affective disorders. The successful applicant will have an MD (residencies in psychiatry, neurology, or radiology) and/or a PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience, Bio Engineering, Psychology, Computer Science, Statistics or related fields. The post-doctoral fellow will receive mentoring from Dr Christos Davatzikos, Director of the Center for Biomedical Image Computing and Analytics (CBICA) and from Dr Yvette Sheline, Director of the Center for Neuromodulation in Depression and Stress (CNDS). The focus of this position is on application of network analysis and machine learning approaches to functional and structural MRI data, including resting-state and task data from patients across mood, anxiety and stress disorders, and across the lifespan. In addition, applicants who wish to develop expertise in neuromodulation with TMS/fMRI and/or TMS/behavior/psychophysiology are encouraged to apply given new expertise in our center on these methods. Programming experience (R, Matlab, C, Python, UNIX, Java) is a plus. Duties will also include manuscript preparation, presentation of findings at conferences, management of research assistants and preparation of grants. Laboratory and Penn resources include research-dedicated 3T and 7T MRI scanners, non-human primate laboratories, rodent facilities, as well as a computing core and advanced imaging analysis tools. Salary commensurate with experience and NIH payscale. More information about our centers and members can be found at: and To apply, please send a curriculum vitae, a statement describing research interests and relevant background and three letters of recommendations, as well as relevant reprints/preprints of research articles to: Dr. Yvette Sheline, sheline [at] and Dr. Christos Davatzikos (

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