We are seeking a full-time post-doctoral fellow who will lead a collaborative research project entitled, “Identification of Neuroimaging-Based Biomarkers in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder” at the University of Manitoba. The fellow will be co-supervised by Dr. Ji Hyun Ko (Department of Human Anatomy and Cell Science) and Dr. Ronak Patel (Department of Clinical Health Psychology) within the Max Rady College of Medicine.
The ideal postdoctoral fellow will be involved in all aspects of this large-scale study including participant recruitment, clinical assessment, advanced brain imaging analysis, and preparation of manuscripts for publication.
The applicant should possess a PhD in Clinical Psychology, Psychology, Neuroscience or a related discipline. Preference will be given toward the individuals with 1) experiences in data analysis of neuroimaging data: resting-state fMRI and/or DTI (graph theory application is preferred), 2) experience in the psychological assessment of PTSD (e.g., CAPS; MINI), and/or 3) knowledge of and/or experience in psychological intervention for PTSD (cognitive processing therapy or cognitive behavioral therapy).
This is a full-time position for two years, and it may be extended subject to the funding situation. The expected start date is June 1st, 2017.
Interested applicants should submit the following application materials via e-mail (ac.abotinamu|ok.ij#ac.abotinamu|ok.ij).
(i) A 1-2 page personal statement or cover letter outlining professional goals, research interests, and relevant background experience.
(ii) A full curriculum vitae with a list of publications
(iii) Work sample, such as a published manuscript on which you are first author or other written product that highlights your work relevant to the brain imaging and/or PTSD emphasis areas.
(iv) The names and contact information of at least two references.
Salary: Total funding will be based on experience. Minimum funding for this position is 35,000 CAD/year (+benefits)
The University of Manitoba has emerged as one of Canada’s leading research institutions for cutting-edge empirical research. The post-doctoral fellow will have the opportunity to collaborate and work with a diverse team of academics and clinicians, participate in a variety of didactic academic rounds, and have significant opportunities to advance their career. We are centrally located within the main academic teaching hospital (The Health Sciences Centre) on the Bannatyne campus at the University of Manitoba. In recent years, Winnipeg has gained international recognition (National Geographic Travel; Vogue) for its vibrant arts scene, restaurants, and many summer (e.g., Folk Fest; Fringe Festival) and winter (e.g., Festival Du Voyager) festivals.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr. Ji Hyun Ko (ac.abotinamu|ok.ij#ac.abotinamu|ok.ij or +1-204-318-2566). or Dr. Ronak Patel (ac.bm.csh.egnahcxe|4letapr#ac.bm.csh.egnahcxe|4letapr or 1-204-787-5187).