Location: MGH- Charlestown Navy Yard, Building 149
Hours: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
The Harvard Aging Brain Study is seeking a full-time neuroimaging data processing assistant for a large neuroimaging research program at Massachusetts General Hospital Martinos Center and Harvard Medical School. We are investigating alterations in brain function, structure, and molecular pathology in normal aging and early Alzheimer's disease. Multi-modality imaging datasets include task-functional MRI, functional connectivity MRI, volumetric MRI, FDG-PET and PET ligands for amyloid, tau, and glutamate receptor imaging.
Primary duties and responsibilities will include MRI acquisition, neuroimaging data QA, processing and analysis of multi-modality neuroimaging data, extraction and uploading of neuroimaging metrics to a centralized database, as well as assisting lab members in assembling data sets and performing neuroimaging analysis and curating data for public release. This position will report to and work with the senior data manager, as well as HABS Study PIs, Drs. Reisa Sperling and Keith Johnson, and affiliated investigators.
This position will offer opportunities to learn and hone skills related to state-of the-art analysis of multi-modality neuroimaging data as well as pragmatic data management and programming. Opportunity to pursue specific research interests, and have authorship on abstracts and manuscripts.
The applicant should be familiar with MATLAB, as well as neuroimaging analysis tools such FreeSurfer, SPM, and FSL. Statistical analysis skills are a plus including facility with statistical software such as R, SAS, SPSS, and/or MATLAB. Knowledge of MySQL or other relational databases and Java programming would also be useful. B.A., B.S. or equivalent preferred, with background in computer science or neuroscience, Master's level candidates and individuals with other backgrounds with the requisite experience will be considered.
Candidates should enjoy working in a fast-paced collaborative environment and have the ability to juggle and prioritize multiple tasks. The ideal candidate must be mature, responsible, and creative with excellent organizational skills. Strong oral and written communication skills are also needed.
A minimum two year commitment is required. Salary will be commensurate with previous experience. This is a non-sponsored position; applicants must be eligible to work in the US. The position is available starting May or June 2017.
Contact: Dylan Kirn - email@example.com
Additional Information: MA
Expiration Date: 4/30/2017