Technical Director of the Brain Imaging Research Center
The University of Connecticut invites applications for the position of Research Assistant III/Research Associate I (Technical Director of the Brain Imaging Research Center) in UConn’s Brain Imaging Research Center. This is a full-time position. The primary focus of the center is cognitive neuroscience research using functional MRI. The Technical Director will be responsible for the development and maintenance of the Center’s scientific and information technology and will contribute to the Center’s day-to-day operation. Rank and salary will be commensurate with candidate’s degree and experience.
To Apply: Interested applicants should view the full ad and qualifications at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8883. Complete application instructions are provided there. Please submit inquiries to Jay Rueckl, Ph.D., Chair of Search #2017355, Department of Psychological Sciences, U-1020, 406 Babbidge Road, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269-1020 (or emailed to BIRC@UConn.edu). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the search is closed. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.
Job Announcement: Associate Director of MRI Operations
The University of Connecticut invites applications for the position of Associate Director of MRI Operations. This full-time, renewable, 11-month, non tenure-track appointment is for an assistant research professor. UConn’s Brain Imaging Research Center is a 3200 square foot research facility housing a Siemens Prisma 3 Tesla scanner. The primary focus of the center is cognitive neuroscience research using functional MRI. The Associate Director, under the supervision of the BIRC Director, oversees, coordinates, and manages all aspects of the MRI imaging functions, including data acquisition, processing and analysis. The Associate Director provides scientific and technical expertise to Center users and is responsible for day-to-day Center operations.
The minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. or M.D. in cognitive science, neuroscience, psychology, biomedical engineering, medical physics, physics or related field and significant prior functional MRI experience. Preferred qualifications include the flexibility and expertise to (1) support research across a variety of content areas and (2) implement advances and new approaches in neuroimaging data collection and analysis. Please visit the University’s Husky Hire applicant system for the detailed version of qualifications.
The anticipated start date is negotiable. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested applicants should view the full ad and qualifications at jobs.uconn.edu. Complete application instructions are provided there. Inquiries can be addressed to Jay Rueckl, Chair of Search #2017320, Department of Psychological Sciences,, U-1020, 406 Babbidge Road, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269-1020 (or emailed to BIRC@UConn.edu). Applications are preferred as soon as possible; however, the position will remain open until filled. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.
The Prisma will be getting an upgrade to VE11 on February 20, 2017. We will resume operations on February 21st.
Director of Operations Peter Molfese has accepted a new position and is resigning from BIRC. Peter’s vision and unique skills have been instrumental in creating a state of the art research facility located on the Storrs campus, and his willingness to share his knowledge and provide support for investigators, staff, and students made him an invaluable asset during his UConn career. Please join us in wishing the best to Peter and all of his future endeavors. You will be missed.
Would you like to learn how to use the research equipment at BIRC? Check out the Training Opportunities page and schedule a training session now!
BIRC will be closed on December 26 and January 2. fMRI studies can be scheduled December 27-December 30 by contacting email@example.com.
BIRC will be open for normal hours of operation during the remainder of winter break.
BIRC will be closed on Thanksgiving, December 24, 25, 26, and January 1. Happy Holidays!
BIRC Seed Grants are now being being accepted on a rolling acceptance basis. Please submit using the form below:
We are pleased to announce the next BIRC Seed Grant deadline is February 1, 2016. Please submit using the form below: