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I can think of no better place to place [my] trust and resources [than] this great project. Dr. Chapman, Dr. Hart, and the Center for BrainHealth staff are making medical history.

Bud Smith, BrainHealth Leadership Council

Post Doctoral Research Candidates

Postdoctoral Research

The Center for BrainHealth’s postdoctoral research program includes promoting effective training and career development, addressing issues relevant to postdoctoral researchers, easing the transition for new (particularly international) postdoctoral scholars, and developing a sense of community through scientific and social interactions. The Berman Scholars Program at BrainHealth supports young investigators through postdoctoral training in memory research or application; for other available postdoctoral positions, please contact BrainHealth research heads in the desired discipline.

To apply to The University of Texas at Dallas, please visit http://www.utdallas.edu/admissions/graduate/steps/index.php

Current Open Positions

Brain Imaging Post Doctoral Fellowship

A Postdoctoral research position is available at Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas, in collaboration with the Advanced Imaging Center at UT Southwestern Medical Center. This position presents the unparalleled opportunity to work within a dynamic research team combining ERP, EEG, fMRI, structural brain morphometric measures and behavioral measures to answer both basic and applied questions in clinical and cognitive neuroscience.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • PhD preferably completed in neuroscience, neuropsychology, neurocognition, engineering, or related field (biomedical or similar fields will be considered)
  • Interest in fMRI techniques, and the relationship between interventions and cognition
  • Familiarity with fMRI, EEG, or physiological measures would be advantageous
  • Background in Matlab, SPM and AFNI would be advantageous
  • Ability to administer and coordinate a NIH funded research project involving exercise, cognition, and health aging
  • Ability to interact with & encourage normal aging and other clinical participants in the research study is required
  • Ability to work well in a multidisciplinary highly collaborative research team
  • Interest in translational research between neuroscience and clinical populations
  • Strong record & potential for scholarly productivity

Access to state of the art facilities including: Philips 3T research-dedicated MRI scanner, Four Neuroscan SynAmps2 systems equipped for both 64 and 128 channel recordings, newly installed SenseGraphics 3D-LIW large environment workstation and SensAble phantom haptic device, Biopak MPl50 system for recording physiological data, and eyetracking monitors for behavioral measures.

Established access available to special subject populations including: Healthy Aging, Alzheimers Disease (AD), Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration (FTLD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), ADHD, Autism, Military and Former Military, as well as Stroke, Adolescent, and Pediatric groups. Strong ties present to medical research located at the adjacent UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Benefits of the job include:

  • Ability to be involved with established, innovative, multidisciplinary collaborations.
  • Ability to work on research projects highly relevant to health outcomes.
  • Potential for high publication rate
  • High potential for innovation in research design
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • One year position, renewable for 2nd year based upon performance and productivity

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Indication of gender and ethnicity for affirmative action statistical purposes is requested as part of the application.

The University of Texas at Dallas is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran’s status, or sexual orientation.

To apply, please visit http://provost.utdallas.edu/facultyjobs/pbe110104