Postdocs & PhD students:Alzheimer's / MultiModal

Univ. of Texas Southwestern & Univ. of Texas Dallas
Location: 
Dallas, TX USA
Job Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Applications are invited for postdoctoral fellow and PhD student positions in the Deep Learning for Precision health lab, http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/labs/montillo, at the University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX USA, in the area of Alzheimer’s biomarker discovery. The research entails the development and validation of neuroimaging biomarkers for the earliest diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and for long term prognostics of the conversion of MCI to Alzheimer’s. Research success is enhanced through access to our Alzheimer’s Disease Center (http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/education/medical-school/departments/neuro... ) and its ongoing data collection, available research-dedicated human MRI scanners at 3.0-7.0T, and ready access to PET/CT with cyclotron, MEG, EEG and our high performance compute cluster. The successful candidate will benefit from membership in vibrant national and international research communities through our on-going collaborations with UPenn, UCLA, Univ. of Washington, Philips and Siemens Research, as well as a large local neuroscience community at UTSW's O’Donnell Brain Institute, and UTD's Centers for Brain Health, Brain Performance, and Vital Longevity. The candidate will also benefit from membership in a diverse group including neuroradiologists and medical physicists at our Advanced Imaging Research Center and within the Department of Radiology, neuroscientists, medical imaging scientists and exposure to our group’s previous work on medical image analysis.
QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will have a strong background in Computer Science, Applied Math, Neuroscience, Electrical Engineering or related field, preferably with emphasis on image processing and analysis. Researchers with machine learning background or Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers are particularly encouraged to apply. Strong knowledge of programming (working knowledge of Linux, C/C++, Python, Matlab) is desirable.

For consideration, please email your application, preferably as one single PDF-document including: cover letter, CV with publications & references, concise description of research interests & career goals, and academic transcripts to:  Prof. Albert Montillo ( Albert.Montillo@UTSouthwestern.edu ). Please use the subject line "PostDocFellow-AD: (your name)".  Applications will be reviewed immediately until the position is filled.

The University of Texas Southwestern is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply