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Postdoctoral Research Associate - Psychological & Brain Sciences
University of Washington in Washington, DC
 
 
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Date Posted 05/06/2022
Category
Postdoctoral-Psychology
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Job Description

Position Summary

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research associate position at Washington University in St. Louis, to work on the NIH funding Human Connectome Project Development. The ideal candidate will have strong computational and imaging analysis skills and a background in or interest in understanding brain development. The candidate will work with a team of HCP investigators to identify trajectories of structural and functional brain development as a function of age, gender, puberty and their interactions.

Information on being a postdoc at Washington University in St. Louis can be found at https://postdoc.wustl.edu/prospective-postdocs-2/ .     

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze trajectories of structural and functional brain development as a function of age, gender, puberty and their interactions.     
  • Write manuscript reporting on the results of the analyses described in duty number one.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent terminal or doctoral degree.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. (or about to be awarded one) in psychology, neuroscience, or a related field, with a background that includes structural and/or functional neuroimaging. 
  • Substantial experience with neuroimaging analysis.
  • Additional skills in developmental science and programming, as well as strong statistical skills.
  • Strong programming and analysis skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Salary Range

Base pay is commensurate with experience.

External Applicant Instructions

When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two “Quick Apply” options. Quick Apply allows you to either use a previous application or create a new application using a resume to populate the work experience and education sections of your job application. If using a resume to populate your application, check to ensure the application fields populated accurately. You may skip the “Quick Apply” page by clicking “Next” at the bottom of the page. Documents may be uploaded in the My Experience section of the application. You also have the option to apply with a LinkedIn feature, which allows you to apply by using your LinkedIn profile to populate some of the job application fields.


Pre-Employment Screening
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.


Benefits Statement
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.


EEO/AA Statement
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.


Diversity Statement
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.

Job Description

Position Summary

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research associate position at Washington University in St. Louis, to work on the NIH funding Human Connectome Project Development. The ideal candidate will have strong computational and imaging analysis skills and a background in or interest in understanding brain development. The candidate will work with a team of HCP investigators to identify trajectories of structural and functional brain development as a function of age, gender, puberty and their interactions.

Information on being a postdoc at Washington University in St. Louis can be found at https://postdoc.wustl.edu/prospective-postdocs-2/ .     

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze trajectories of structural and functional brain development as a function of age, gender, puberty and their interactions.     
  • Write manuscript reporting on the results of the analyses described in duty number one.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent terminal or doctoral degree.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. (or about to be awarded one) in psychology, neuroscience, or a related field, with a background that includes structural and/or functional neuroimaging. 
  • Substantial experience with neuroimaging analysis.
  • Additional skills in developmental science and programming, as well as strong statistical skills.
  • Strong programming and analysis skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Salary Range

Base pay is commensurate with experience.

External Applicant Instructions

When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two “Quick Apply” options. Quick Apply allows you to either use a previous application or create a new application using a resume to populate the work experience and education sections of your job application. If using a resume to populate your application, check to ensure the application fields populated accurately. You may skip the “Quick Apply” page by clicking “Next” at the bottom of the page. Documents may be uploaded in the My Experience section of the application. You also have the option to apply with a LinkedIn feature, which allows you to apply by using your LinkedIn profile to populate some of the job application fields.


Pre-Employment Screening
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.


Benefits Statement
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.


EEO/AA Statement
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.


Diversity Statement
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.

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