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Currently, we are looking for a graduate student and a postdoctoral fellow. See info below:

GRADUATE STUDENT IN ENGINEERING, NEUROSCIENCE

OR RELATED FIELD

Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science

Nashville, TN, USA

A position for a graduate student in engineering, neuroscience or a related field is available in  Department of Radiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The project involves Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) network mapping and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) investigations of patients with epilepsy and healthy control subjects in order to better understand and predict surgical treatment outcomes in this cohort. The student will work in collaboration with members of the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS), Departments of Neurology, Neurological Surgery and Engineering.

Requirements: This position requires acceptance into the Vanderbilt University Graduate School for a PhD in engineering, neuroscience, or a related field. Please contact me directly when you apply to Vanderbilt University Graduate School, if you are interested at victoria.morgan@vanderbilt.edu.

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POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW IN HUMAN NEUROIMAGING

OF EPILEPSY

Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science

Nashville, TN, USA

A post-doctoral fellowship position is available in the Department of Radiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The project involves Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) network mapping and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) investigations of patients with epilepsy and healthy control subjects in order to better understand and predict surgical treatment outcomes in this cohort. The candidate will also have the opportunity to develop self-directed research in collaboration with members of the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS), Departments of Neurology, Neurological Surgery and Engineering.

Requirements: This position requires a Ph.D. in engineering, neuroscience, or a related field, with proficiency in MATLAB and/or computer programming. Prior experience in imaging is preferred. Both pending Ph.D. graduates and individuals who have completed previous post‐doc training will be considered. Applicants must be reliable, honest, hardworking, independent, and possess excellent communication skills. A minimum time commitment of one year is expected, with the potential opportunity for renewal. Salary will be commensurate with University guidelines, and benefits will be provided.

How to Apply: Please email a CV, a brief statement of research interests and career goals, and the contact information for two to three references to:

Victoria L. Morgan, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
victoria.morgan@vanderbilt.edu