Csiro Internships – Postdoctoral Fellowship

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Job Description:

The Postdoctoral Fellow will join an international task force, that has recently been gathered with the aim of developing a robust understanding of the risk and prospective factors which increase or delay the pathological processes of Alzheimer’s disease. The CERC Fellow will conduct research in imaging neuroinflammation using positron emission tomography (PET). They will take an active role in developing and applying advance imaging method to quantify the amount of neuroinflammation, globally and locally and then combine the data with other biomarkers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing and conducting research projects, including experiment design, experiment execution, data analysis and documentation of experiment results.
  • Work in close collaboration with clinical partners from Christopher Rowe’s group in Austin hospital; attend clinical meetings, help solving clinical and practical problems, present and discuss results with clinicians.
  • May assist with grant preparation and reporting.
  • Performs complex statistical analysis of collected/processed data and write interpretative reports.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to investigate issues of complex and ill-defined problems and develop appropriate responses by adapting/creating and testing alternative solutions.
  • A strong background in statistical inference in biomarker estimation models. Proficient use of R or SPSS.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience with Alzheimer’s disease or other neurodegenerative disease, clinical experience would be highly appreciated.
  • Demonstrated experience in image techniques for processing and evaluating PET and MRI imaging data (FreeSurfer, SPM, FSL).
  • A doctorate (or will shortly satisfy the requirements of a PhD) in a relevant discipline area, such as neuroscience or a related field. Please note: To be eligible for this role you must have no more than 3 years (or part-time equivalent) of postdoctoral research experience.

Job Details:

Company: Csiro

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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