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Specialist

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 27th, 2020

Last review date: Thursday, Nov 19, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

The Bourns College of Engineering, Department of Bioengineering is seeking a Specialist who will contribute to the research in Professor Hu's lab.

The Specialist will be responsible for development methods for analyzing neuroimaging data in order to extract features from the data for the understanding of normal working of the brain and identifying changes in the brain related to neuropsychiatric disorders. The specialist will also be responsible for preparing manuscripts for journal submissions and assisting Dr. Hu in preparing grant applications and guiding students in Dr. Hu’s lab. A strong background in neuroimaging, particularly the analysis of neuroimaging data and its application to brain disorders, with a solid publication record (20+ papers), is required. Experience in software development for neuroimaging data analysis and visualization using C++/Python/Matlab is required. In addition, a good understanding and experience with machine learning are required.

Specialist: Appointees should possess a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) or have ten or more years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization. Appointees normally provide considerable independent input into the planning and execution of the research, have a significant record of academic accomplishments, including contributions to published research in the field, and a demonstrated record of University and/or public service.

To Apply: Interested individuals are required to submit a cover letter, your most recently updated curriculum vitae, contact information of 3 references, a Statement or Research, and a Contribution to Diversity Statement to the AP recruit website at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF1344.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 19, 2020. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Preferred start date for this position will be July 1, 2021. Duration of appointment will be two years. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and years of experience.

Please see UCOP salary scale found at https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2021/2020-21-academic-salary-program/t24-b.pdf

For more information about the Department of Bioengineering, please visit https://www.bioeng.ucr.edu/. For more information about the College of Engineering, please visit www.engr.ucr.edu.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

Advancement through the specialist ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Riverside, CA

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: https://www.bioeng.ucr.edu/

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)