University of Southern California Project Assistant in Los Angeles, California

Project AssistantApplyUSC Institute for Neuroimaging and InformaticsLos Angeles, California

The USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute and Laboratory of Neuro Imaging (INI, www.ini.usc.edu) are world leaders in the development of advanced computational and scientific approaches for the comprehensive mapping of brain structure and function. LONI’s unique multidisciplinary environment and cutting edge resources allow for integration of clinical, psychological and genotypic information with neuroimaging phenotypes for research questions in neurology, psychiatry and developmental neurobiology.

The Project Assistant will be working on the Epilepsy Bioinformatics Study for Antiepileptogenic Therapy (EpiBioS4Rx), the goal of which is to identify relevant biomarkers of epileptogenesis after traumatic brain injury to be used for antiepileptogenic therapies. The project assistant will use various analytic tools that have been developed at LONI to analyze both EEG and MRI data collected from humans and an animal model with the goal of identifying biomarkers of epileptogenesis. The project assistant will work closely with Dr. Duncan and other investigators from the study. The RA will read and summarize related literature, analyze multimodal data, and interpret the findings along with the rest of the collaborative team. Excellent analytical skills, strong written and verbal communication, experience with MATLAB, and knowledge of neuroanatomy and basic neuroscience as well as a Bachelors degree in neuroscience or a related field are required.

Minimum Education: High school or equivalent

Minimum Experience: 1 year

Minimum Field of Expertise: Knowledge of data collection procedures and some experience with proposal preparation and production of technical documents

REQ20062073 Posted Date: 07/13/2018 - Thru date - 2018-07-19