• Neuroscience and Medical Imaging Post Doctoral Fellow

    Job Number
    Banner Alzheimer's Institute
    Image Analysis Laboratory-Fed
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    901 East Willetta St
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    Position Type
    FT: Full-Time
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    The future is full of possibilities. At Banner Health, we’re excited about what the future holds for health care. That’s why we’re changing the industry to make the experience the best it can be. Our team has come together with the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better.  The future of health care starts here. If you’re ready to change lives, we want to hear from you. Apply today.


    Banner Alzheimer’s Institute (BAI) is a leading nonprofit organization in Alzheimer’s disease and neuroimaging research, and it embraces a threefold mission: to help end Alzheimer’s without losing a generation, help set a new standard of care for patients and families, and to forge a model of multi-institutional collaboration in biomedical research. The Banner Imaging Research Analysis Laboratory (BIRAL) is a group of approximately 10 imaging research scientists and analysts performing imaging research to better understand brain function and disease on over a dozen projects funded by NIH, the state of Arizona, private foundations, philanthropic and industrial partners. The team specializes in detailed and quantitative analysis of advanced imaging data such as MRI and PET scans, while also integrates information from clinical, biomarker, and psychometric measurements using advanced mathematical and statistical models to contribute to brain imaging research findings. 


    As a Neuroscience and Medical Imaging Post-Doctoral Fellow will perform image/data analysis to support ongoing research projects, prepare abstracts and manuscripts, attending scientific conferences and participating in grant writing. You will also have the opportunity to receive mentorship from senior researchers in the lab and at BAI and develop your own research topics and pursue external funding.


    Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.


    About Banner Alzheimer's Institute
    BAI was established in 2006 as Banner Health's first Center of Excellence. Banner Health is one of the largest nonprofit health care systems in the United States. Our team is uniquely, passionately and strategically committed to ending Alzheimer's without losing another generation and to providing an unparalleled model of care for families facing this devastating disease. BAI is committed to improving people's lives through excellent patient care and advances that capitalize on the best biomedical research. We intend to make a transformational difference in Alzheimer's research and care.



    About Banner Health
    Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.


    Job Summary

    This position assists in conducting innovative high-quality research, including the planning, design and execution of experiments. This is a post-doctoral educational/training step required to achieve status as an independent researcher.

    Essential Functions

  • Leads portions of research projects, including planning, designing, conducting, analyzing and interpreting innovative research. Collects, organizes and records data for manuscript preparation.

  • Participates in grant and manuscript writing.

  • Participates in preparing timely reports on the research findings in the form of peer-reviewed publications and scientific presentations.

  • Forms collaborative relationships both inside and outside of the organization, in order to increase research capabilities, resources, and funding opportunities.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    Ph.D. or M.D.

    Must have previous research experience, training or coursework in relevant field of research. Must possess knowledge of laboratory techniques, research methods and data collection. Requires strong communication, organization, and data analysis and evaluation skills. Must be able to maintain good rapport with other departmental personnel.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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