University of Pennsylvania — Assistant Professor (Research Track), Computational Science / Engineering and Neuroimaging

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure research track. The successful applicant will have experience in the field of computational science/engineering and neuroimaging with a focus on integration of diverse data types, complex network analysis, statistical inference, machine learning and taxometric analyses so as to be able to model autism and other complex psychiatric disorders. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in research.

The applicant will work within the Center for Autism Research (CAR) and Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Science in collaborative scientific teams focused on data analyses, clinical prediction and enhanced understanding of autism, including distinguishing autism from other neuropsychiatric conditions. The successful applicant will have experience with integrating phenotypic information with genetic and/or neuroimaging data in pursuit of a deeper understanding of autism and related conditions. The faculty member will have extensive experience with mathematical modeling and coding using C and scripting languages and will be able to develop new methodologies.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in computational science or related disciplines, with pre- or post-doctoral research training in applying computational methods to neuropsychiatric conditions.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

The University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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