Autism Sensory and Repetitive Behavior Research Cascio Lab Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Current Lab Openings: Updated 9/27/17

The Cascio lab has an opening for a neuroimaging postdoc! Details below:



Post-Doctoral Position in Autism Sensory Neuroimaging at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

 

The laboratories of Dr. Carissa Cascio and Dr. Mark Wallace are seeking a postdoctoral trainee for an open 2-year position beginning fall or winter of 2017. We are seeking candidates who are committed to a career in autism research, and who have experience in human neuroimaging (fMRI and/or DTI). Familiarity with advanced imaging techniques such as classification approaches, dynamic connectivity, or high angular resolution diffusion imaging is a plus, as is experience with experimental neuroscience related to sensory or affective neural systems, but not required. Experience imaging children and/or special populations is a plus, but not required. An excellent academic track record and strong verbal and written communication skills are required.

 

The position will be funded jointly by the PIs’ grants, and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience, in accordance with NIH standards. Extension for a third year is possible and contingent on continued funding and research performance and scholarly productivity.

 

The Cascio (www.casciolab.com) and Wallace (http://vkc.mc.vanderbilt.edu/multisensory/) labs have a strong history of collaboration and both have ties with the Vanderbilt Brain Institute (https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/brain-institute/) and the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Human Development (http://vkc.mc.vanderbilt.edu/vkc/). Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to a world class imaging center (https://www.vuiis.vanderbilt.edu/) and is situated in Nashville, TN, a vibrant and rapidly-growing city that retains a unique small-town charm, and was ranked by U.S. News and World Report among the top 15 “best places to live” in 2017: (http://realestate.usnews.com/places/rankings/best-places-to-live).

 

Interested potential applicants should send a CV, cover letter, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Cascio at: Carissa.cascio@vanderbilt.edu

 



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