Job ID: 65889

Developmental neuroimaging

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 10 February 2022

City: Calgary

Country: Canada

Institution: University of Calgary

Department: Radiology

Description:

 

The Department of Radiology in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar in Developmental neuroimaging.

 

Job Description:

The postdoc will work with Dr. Signe Bray and collaborators on projects related to precisely measuring brain development, characterizing brain alterations related to mental illness risk, and early detection to support early intervention for mental illness. Depending on interest, the postdoc may play a role in study design and data collection, data processing, analysis, methods development and computational modeling. This is a 2-year position with the possibility of extension.

 

This postdoctoral project aligns with the University of Calgary priorities in Brain and Mental Health and Child Health and Wellness. Dr. Bray is a member of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI) and Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute (ACHRI), which offer high quality professional development opportunities (e.g., HBI-REALISE; https://hbi.ucalgary.ca/education/realise).

Qualifications:

Applicants must be nearing completion of a PhD or have completed a PhD in the last three years and should have interest in developmental neuroimaging and have a background in neuroimaging, psychology, neurosciences, physics, biomedical engineering, network neuroscience or a related discipline. Experience with neuroimaging and strong data analytic skills are required. It is highly desirable that applicants have experience conducting research in an interdisciplinary environment.

 

Application details:

Our lab and the University of Calgary are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI; https://www.ucalgary.ca/equity-diversity-inclusion) and we encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and CV to slbray@ucalgary.ca.

 

About the University of Calgary

 

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines, and champions transdisciplinary approaches. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

 

Additional information

The terms and conditions of employment are covered under the UCalgary and PDAC Collective Agreement. To find out more about postdoctoral scholar program at the University of Calgary visit our Postdocs website.

 

About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world’s cleanest cities and has been named one of the world’s most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders – in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from the strongest economy in the nation and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour’s drive from the Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.

 

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.