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Postdoctoral Positions in AI for Noninvasive Neuroimaging @ RPI
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Date Posted Aug. 5, 2020
Title Postdoctoral Positions in AI for Noninvasive Neuroimaging @ RPI
University Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY, United States
Department Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
 
 
  • Post-Doc
  • Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
 
 

The Center for Modeling, Simulation, and Imaging in Medicine (CeMSIM) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has several postdoctoral positions available immediately. We are looking for candidates with experience and interests at the intersection of artificial intelligence and noninvasive neuroimaging to work on cutting edge projects investigating motor skill learning mechanisms in complex surgical bimanual tasks. Candidates with more experience will be considered for more senior research staff positions.
The successful candidate will be joining a diverse team performing cutting-edge research at the intersection of AI, neuroimaging, neuromodulation, and motor learning. We are collaborating with physicians and researchers from some of the best medical schools in the world and investigating the neural basis of motor learning.
This is an excellent opportunity for aspiring researchers who want to contribute to the fundamental research projects with deep societal impact.

Minimum qualifications:
Candidates must possess, at minimum, a PhD/MD Degree or an equivalent degree in a technical/analytic area including, but not limited to, neuroscience, biomedical engineering, computer science, cognitive science, electrical/optical engineering.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience in neuroimaging at large
  • Experience in Deep Learning
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Analytic, reasoning and problem-solving skills

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of neuromodulation
  • Experience with time-series data processing
  • Multimodal sensor processing
  • Experience with Matlab and Python
  • Experience with human subjects studies
  • Experience with high impact peer-review paper and grant writing

Location:
The position is in Troy, NY. Founded in 1824, Rensselaer is the first technological university in the English-speaking world. It is a private research university located in historic Troy, New York, which is part of the greater capital region of New York that includes Albany, the capital, and Schenectady.

How to apply:
Please apply by sending your resume, a cover letter, and contact information for at least three references to des@rpi.edu. We welcome candidates who will bring diverse intellectual, geographical, gender and ethnic perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Contact Information

 
  • Suvranu De
    Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Troy, NY 12180
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  • des@rpi.edu

 

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