Postdoctoral position in MRI imaging and Cognition in REM behavioral disorder

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 03 Nov 2021

PROCEDIMENT DE SELECCIÓ DE PERSONAL INVESTIGADOR POSTDOCTORAL CONTRACTAT A CÀRREC DE FINANÇAMENT FINALISTA EXTERN O A CÀRREC DE FINANÇAMENT DE POLÍTIQUES DE LA UNIVERSITAT DE BARCELONA (PROCEDIMENT ORDINARI).

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We need to hire a post-doctoral level research member to work in the project “Structural and functional brain patterns associated

with different cognitive phenotypes and their progression in REM behavioral disorder” funded by the Spanish ministry of Science and

Innovation (PID2020-114640GB-I00/AEI/10.13039/501100011033). The objective of this project is the characterisation of different

brain patterns in RBD patients and their association with cognitive phenotypes and their evolution over time. As well as, studying the

presence of probable RBD (pRBD), as a possible marker of severe disease prognosis in PD. Cross-sectional and longitudinal studies

will be performed based on data from three cohorts and including multimodal MRI and neuropsychological assessment. The position

requirements includes previous experience in the field of iRBD to perform MRI structural and functional connectivity analyses, as well

as experience on neuropsychological assessment. The contract will have a one-year duration and the specific tasks will include MRI and Neuropsychological data analyses, interpretation of results, manuscript drafting, and results diffusion. The researcher will

collaborate to predoctoral students co-supervision. The tasks will be developed in collaboration with the PI and other members of

the research project.


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