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Project Assistant

KSOM - Department Chairs Los Angeles, California

The USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute and Laboratory of Neuro Imaging (INI, are world leaders in the development of advanced computational and scientific approaches for the comprehensive mapping of brain structure and function. LONI’s unique multidisciplinary environment and cutting edge resources allow for integration of clinical, psychological and genotypic information with neuroimaging phenotypes for research questions in neurology, psychiatry and developmental neurobiology.

The Project Assistant will be in charge of pre/post-processing raw imaging data (MRI, DTI, etc.) and will assess brain connectivity in a range of neurological and psychiatric disorders – including Alzheimer's, bipolar disorder, brain trauma, and childhood developmental disorders. Will become an expert with image processing and other computational tools. Will use shell scripting on a regular basis. Will work with team to develop realistic but challenging time lines.

Preferred Qualifications:

The successful applicant will be a reliable, independent worker with a bachelor's or master's degree in engineering, computer science, math, statistics, neuroscience, or a related field.

Preferred computer programming skills in Matlab, Python, R, C++, shell scripting and knowledge of image analysis software such as FSL or SPM are preferred.

Knowledge of advanced statistics or genetics is a plus.

This full-time position is ideal for candidates looking to spend a couple of years doing neuroimaging research before medical school or an advanced graduate degree.

Minimum Education: High school or equivalent
Minimum Experience: 1 year
Minimum Field of Expertise: Knowledge of data collection procedures and some experience with proposal preparation and production of technical documents

REQ20059461 Posted Date: 05/15/2018

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