Full-time Programmer/Analyst position at The Oppenheimer Center for Neurobiology of Stress
The Oppenheimer Center for Neurobiology of Stress at the University of Los Angeles, California (uclacns.org) is immediately seeking to fill a full-time Programmer/ Analyst II. Responsibilities include programming and optimizing automated data quality control, preprocessing, computational and analysis pipelines for large-scale multimodal brain imaging and biological data.
The candidate should have a strong programming background in one or more of the following areas: engineering, computer science, statistics, physics, and/or neuroscience.
- Expertise in Matlab is essential.
- Experience with other data analysis languages (Matlab, Python, R) preferred.
- Experience with database design and querying highly desired (MySQL preferred).
- Experience navigating UNIX environment is a plus.
- Experience with Java script is a plus.
- Experience with data visualization (d3.js or other) is a plus.
- Experience in Neuroimaging (or image processing in general) not required but is a plus.
The Oppenheimer Center for Neurobiology of Stress (CNS) is an interdisciplinary, translational center funded by the National Institutes of Health, and by philanthropic support. CNS has both a research and clinical component.
- Generate cutting edge research to demonstrate the crucial role of the brain in health and wellness.
- Identify brain signatures which play a role in vulnerability to and resilience against chronic disease (including pain, stress-related disorders, obesity).
- Identify the role of the gut microbiome, the immune system and genomic factors in shaping and maintain these brain signatures.
- Identify differences between the male and female brain in mind brain body interactions.
All MRI and PET imaging is currently conducted at the Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center. The Brain Mapping Center is an internationally recognized leader in functional and structural imaging. Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center houses a state-of-the-art facility equipped with a 3 Tesla Siemens Prisma system a Bruker 7.0 Tesla instrument, and a Siemens Sonata 1.5 Tesla device.
The successful candidate will typically have a master’s degree, but unusually talented candidates with a bachelor’s degree and several years of relevant experience will be considered. Salary is commensurate with experience. Start immediately. A minimum three-year commitment is strongly encouraged.
If interested, please apply at the following link http://www.uclahealthcareers.org/all-jobs/Programmer-Analyst-II/H80582. In addition, please send a CV and short statement of your interest, as well as the names and addresses of three references to Dr. Jennifer Labus, at email@example.com.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative action employer that is committed to a climate that supports equal opportunity and respect for differences.