FHML/Neurosurgey and Neurology/Researcher
The project will investigate the neuroanatomical alterations in PD patients and correlates with different disease phenotypes as well as postmortem brain …
- P Debyelaan, Maastricht, Limburg
- Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
- Uren per week:
- 30 - 40 uur
- € 3475 - € 4757 per maand
The project will investigate the neuroanatomical alterations in PD patients and correlates with different disease phenotypes as well as postmortem brain specimens using the dual techniques of ultra-high-field MRI (7T and 9T) and advanced histology (immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization) and microscopy.
Starting date: October-2018
The imaging work will be conducted together with the Scannexus Center for Neuroimaging and histology/microscopy.
PhD in computer science, engineering or mathematics with interest in image processing; and with strong programming skills in C/C++, MATLAB, R, and shell scripting. The ideal candidate has knowledge in computational neuroimaging/biomedical engineering and expertise in methodological development of quantitative MRI analysis and proven publications in the field of neuroimaging. Experience with biology and neuroscience would also be considered a plus. Knowledge of state-of-the-art data analyses techniques and neuroimaging software, including FreeSurfer, FSL, SPM is also appreciated. The applicants must be able to speak Dutch to a reasonable level as the project involves closely working with Dutch patients. The candidate is able to co-supervise graduate (PhD-) students
Depending on experience and qualification, the gross monthly salary is scale 11 (max. € 4757), based on a full-time appointment.
The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website www.maastrichtuniversity.nl.
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