The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota is seeking a Post-doctoral Associate to join a lab working on computational psychiatry research for trauma. The position will involve multidisciplinary research projects in the fields of psychiatry, neurotrauma, biomedical informatics and data science. This is a Post-doctoral Associate classification position.
Construct datasets from various data sources for mental health and neuropsychiatric disorders, including longitudinal psychometrics, diagnostic measures, biospecimen assays, treatments, imaging and physiology data.
Design and implement data infrastructure; ensure the integrity and security of data, code, and analytical experiments that are HIPAA compliant.
Design, setup and run computational experiments to evaluate and benchmark cutting-edge machine learning algorithms.
Develop and/or implement data-mining, statistical, machine learning, bioinformatics/clinical informatics algorithms on various types of mental health and neuropsychiatric disorders data.
Create documentation for all software, code and experiments.
Write or help prepare publications, grants, protocols and technical reports.
Communicate and present analytical results to other scientists and clinicians at seminars and conferences.
• Doctoral degree (e.g. PhD, PsyD, MD, etc.) in biological sciences, computer science, psychology, or related field • Experience with basic machine learning or statistical methods. • Experience publishing scientific papers in conferences/journals • Experience with Matlab or Python or R. • Experience working with messy real-world data • Demonstrated/documented strong communication skills
• Experience publishing within neuroscience, psychology, psychiatric journals • Experience in high-performance computing • Experience working independently in a rapidly changing scientific environment • Skills in data visualization • Experience with SQL or other database technology • Experience writing code for complex computer programs independently. Please provide a link to samples of your code available online (Github or similar services).
Internal Number: 326802
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