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Project AssistantApplyDepartment of NeurologyLos Angeles, California

The Department of Neurology at the University of Southern California and the Advanced Imaging in MS (AIMS) Lab seeks a full-time research position analyzing brain images to investigate Multiple Sclerosis. The applicant will be well motivated, able to meet deadlines and work both collaboratively and independently.  The position will be responsible for designing and implementing innovative deep learning algorithms to analyze multi-modal brain imaging and genetic data in multiple sclerosis (MS) research.  The focus of the research will be the use of Generative models for multi-contrast structural MRI images to standardize and synthesize MRI contrasts and improve MS lesion segmentations. Computer programming of Python and R will be needed from time to time. The individual will have opportunities to contribute to publications including:

  • Assisting with data collection for a research Multiple Sclerosis study.
  • Following established data collection and management procedures to prepare, collect, record or enter data.
  • Cleaning and editing data and performs basic analysis.
  • Must be able to assist in the organization and production of grant proposals.
  • Gathering documentation such as annual reports and detailed budgets for inclusion in proposal.
  • Working with investigators to develop research proposals.
  • Assisting in preparing and editing articles, proposals, journals, manuscripts and other technical documents.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Preferred Experience: 1 year

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

REQ20090936 Posted Date: 07/28/2020 - Thru date - 2020-08-03Apply

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