Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School.
Applications are invited for a research assistant position available May 1, 2017 at the Massachusetts General Hospital Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging (http://www.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu). Our laboratory within the Center for Integrative Pain NeuroImaging (CiPNI, http://scholar.harvard.edu/cipni) focuses on understanding the neurobiological mechanisms of chronic pain, its influence on autonomic nervous system activity, and its treatment by different therapies, including cognitive behavioral therapy and acupuncture. This position will involve the application of state-of-the-art fMRI imaging methods in conjunction with autonomic monitoring under the supervision of Lab director Dr. Vitaly Napadow. Responsibilities will involve acquiring and analyzing data, administrative coordination, and working with different chronic pain patient populations.
Positions are for one year, renewable for up to two years upon mutual agreement; however, a two-year commitment is preferred. Candidates should have a B.S. or M.S. in biological sciences, engineering or related fields. Experience in computer programming and image processing is beneficial. It is preferred, but not required, that applicants will have familiarity with fMRI analysis software including FSL, AFNI, and Freesurfer. Massachusetts General Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. Full-time employees receive full benefits, competitive salaries, and excellent resources for career development. Interested persons should send their CV, including GPA, to Ishtiaq Mawla at the following email: email@example.com