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Scholarship Postdoc position in brain development

Postby scholar » 15 Jul 2017, 08:06

The Department of Radiology at the University of Calgary is accepting applications for a post-doctoral fellow to work with Drs. Signe Bray and Ashley Harris in the area of brain development and developmental disorders.

Drs. Bray and Harris are Assistant Professors in the Department of Radiology, members of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute and the Child and Adolescent Imaging Research (CAIR) Program at the University of Calgary. The CAIR Program has a research-dedicated 3T MR scanner, MRI-compatible EEG system and a growing program in pediatric imaging. Drs. Harris and Bray have substantial experience with MR imaging and spectroscopy and applying these methods to understand development and developmental disorders. Additionally, they collaborate with experts in mental health, neuropsychology, neurology, psychology and image science.

The candidate will work with Drs. Bray and Harris on understanding development of sensory perception in young children, with and without neurodevelopmental disorders, using EEG, NIRS and MRI. Funding is guaranteed for 2 years with the possibility of extension.

The PDF will be affiliated with the U of C and the Owerko Centre at the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute (ACHRI). The Owerko Centre is a $10M state-of-the-art research space dedicated to promoting collaborative neurodevelopmental and mental health research across U of C and its affiliated hospitals. ACHRI brings together over 180 inter-disciplinary scientists to find new ways of understanding and treating child behavioral, emotional, cognitive, and physical health.

Applicants should have a background in psychology, neurosciences, biomedical engineering or a relevant discipline, experience with neuroimaging and/or pediatric research. Applicants should submit a letter of interest and CV to ashley.harris2@ucalgary.ca<mailto:ashley.harris2@ucalgary.ca>.



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