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The Functional Neuroimaging lab at the Center for Neuroscience and Cognitive Systems of the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia offers a vacant research position (internship). The research theme pursued is the analysis of functional connectivity fMRI datasets of the mouse brain. The position is ideally suited for graduates who wish to strengthen their research skills before continuing postgraduate study.
Applicants must have a Master’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Biotechnology, Neuroscience or a related discipline, and familiarity with computational or statistical methods for image analysis.
Hands-on experience in computer programming is strongly desirable.
The MRI lab at the CNCS@UNIITN is equipped with a state-of–the-art 7 Tesla MRI scanner for preclinical research and has a successful record in the development and implementation of advanced MR methods to describe macroscale networks of the mouse brain and their pharmacological modulation.
The application deadline is October 28,2015.
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (http://www.iit.it) is a private law Foundation created with special Government Law no. 269 dated September 30th 2003 with the objective of promoting Italy's technological development and higher education in science and technology. Research at IIT is carried out in highly innovative scientific fields with state-of-the-art technology.
The Center for Neuroscience and Cognitive Systems is hosted inside the facilities of the Center for Mind/Brain Sciences - CIMeC (http://www.unitn.it/cimec). CIMeC is an interdisciplinary center of the University of Trento based in Rovereto, Italy. It focuses on teaching and research in cognitive neuroscience and also hosts a Doctoral School in Cognitive and Brain Sciences (http://www.unitn.it/en/drcimec). The University of Trento is ranked first among research universities in Italy and the Trentino region is consistently at the top for quality of life and efficiency of services in Italy.
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Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.