Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 2 years experience
The Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer's Center is accepting applications for a Neuroscience Imaging Analyst for immediate hire. The analyst will work with research faculty, imaging scientists, and the Center Director to develop and implement protocols for processing neuroimaging research data. The analyst will also facilitate grant and manuscript preparation and supervise trainees for a large NIH clinical research portfolio under the guidance of the Center Director.
The position emphasizes clinical (human subjects) research focused on investigating cardiovascular and cerebrovascular risk factors for abnormal cognitive aging, including mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease.
The position provides an excellent opportunity to refine one's programming and image processing skillset as well as scientific writing and clinical research leadership skills while working with an interdisciplinary team of more than 20 faculty, staff, and trainees.
Conduct appropriate analyses for complex, multi-subject, multi-level MRI studies.
Requires familiarity with variety of imaging software programs and operating systems (Linux, UNIX, etc.).
Requires skills in structural morphometric analysis, multivariate analysis, biostatistical analysis approaches to the research data, in addition to other analytical approaches (which are continually being developed/updated).
Provide reports on analyses to principal investigator and assist with identifying any problems in methodology, results, etc.
Contribute to research publications
Participate in reviewing and editing materials for publication
Conduct literature and library searches and oversee data collection programs
Develop reports of results, graphs, charts, tables, etc. of research findings
Assist principal investigator in preparation of grant applications and contract proposals
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