[visionlist] job poster: postdoc - Columbia University

XU, Dongrong xud at childpsych.columbia.edu
Fri Jan 18 19:53:13 GMT 2008


Postdoc Position, Biomedical Imaging, Columbia University, New York City


                                   Jan 18, 2008


   Position:     Postdoc

   Organization:          Columbia University

   Location:                 New York City, USA

   Starting Date:         3/1/2008, or as early as possible

   Duration:                 2 years


A postdoc position funded by an NIMH grant is available at the Brain Imaging
Laboratory / Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Unit in the Department of
Psychiatry at Columbia University, for conducting biomedical image
processing and analysis of a multi-site schizophrenia research project. The
successful applicant will be trained and work broadly in the MRI fields, but
particularly in the area of diffusion tensor imaging. This position needs to
work with a multidisciplinary team on MRI neuroimaging, and will have ample
opportunities of writing and publishing scientific papers.


Applicants must have a doctoral degree in engineering, such as biomedical
engineering, computer science and engineering, or in a closely related
discipline (e.g., mathematics, statistics, MRI physics, etc.) Preference
will be given to individuals with a background or experience in the analysis
of neuroimaging data sets. Good knowledge in programming is required.
Knowledge of computer graphics, popular software platforms and image
processing packages, such as OpenGL, SPM, ITK/VTK, FSL, is preferred but not
necessary. However, the successful applicant should be willing and able to
learn and work in these software platforms. Moreover, this applicant should
be willing to accept supervision well.


Applicants should send in a cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae, two
representative publications, and names of 3 references.




  XU, Dongrong  Ph.D.  Assistant Professor


  Columbia University, Department of Psychiatry

  1051 Riverside Drive, NYSPI Unit 74, New York, NY 10032


  Tel. 212-543-5495

  Fax. 212-543-0522

  Email:  <mailto:dx2103 at columbia.edu> dx2103 at columbia.edu (email contact is








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