A full-time, postdoctoral research associate position is available in the laboratory of Dr. David Madden, at the Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina. The lab is located in the Brain Imaging and Analysis Center (BIAC), with research focused on the investigation of age-related differences in cognition, particularly visual attention, using both behavioral and neuroimaging measures. Research participants are predominantly healthy adults, although some patients with cognitive impairment are also tested. A theme of the research is structural and functional connectivity measures, in relation to visual search performance. Additional information is available at the lab website.
Responsibilities include working under the direction of the PI to fulfill the goals of ongoing research projects.
The ability to coordinate components of one or more research projects and to communicate effectively with investigators, staff, and participants is essential. The postdoctoral research associate will have a leading role in coordinating lab research assistants and the data processing streams comprising the research activities.
The ability to contribute substantively to the preparation of manuscripts for publication, through the analysis and interpretation of the data, in relation to the current literature, is essential.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in neuroscience, psychology, or related field. Established skills with MRI data analysis and related programming are essential. Salary will be determined by the current NIH postdoctoral scale. Interested candidates should send their resume, a list of references, availability date, and a cover letter, to Dr. Madden at firstname.lastname@example.org.