Post-Doctoral Associate: Neuroimaging of pain and reward
A postdoctoral position is available in the Pain and Perceptions laboratory of Dr. Paul Geha at The University of Rochester Medical Center, a nonprofit research institute. The post-doctoral candidate will be examining the neurobiological basis of pain and analgesia, brain physiology of reward including food and opioid-based substances in healthy and chronic pain patients. The principal tools used are based on functional brain imaging data and psychophysics of pain and taste. The position involves also continuous interaction with other imaging disciplines such as PET and local and national centers for the study of pain and opioid addiction. The appointment will be in the Department of Psychiatry.
Candidates should have a PhD in neuroscience or a related discipline, be proficient in spoken and written English, efficient and self-motivated, know how to interface with clinical services for patient recruitment, and work well in a team environment. Prior experience with neuroimaging and Matlab, is a must and prior experience with Python, C++ and computational neuroimaging is highly preferred.
Please send application with C.V., contact information for three references, and statement of interests to Holly Murphy at Holly_Murphy@urmc.rochester.edu. Anticipated start date June 2019.