The Herting Neuroimaging Laboratory (hertinglab.usc.edu/) within the Department of Preventive Medicine is in search of a postdoc fellow with expertise in big data, biostatistics/epidemiology, and/or advanced MRI analytic methods. The position involves contribution to preprocessing, analyses, and leadership in interpretation and writing of how environmental risk factors and individual differences relate to brain development across adolescence using multi-modal MRI datasets at both 3T and 7T, including those collected in-house (locally) and as part of larger national efforts, such as the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development study.
Requirements – PhD in neuroscience, engineering, statistics, epidemiology, or related field – Strong computational/engineering background – Skilled in coding (i.e. R, Python, Bash, and/or MATLAB). Statistical knowledge of linear mixed effects (LME) and general additive modeling (GAMM) highly desired.
Our lab has strong collaborations with the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute, and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Postdoctoral fellows also have access to a strong career development programs for junior investigators through our SCEHSC Center and the SC-CTSI.
Interested? Please email Dr. Herting at and include your CV.