Postdoctoral Associate

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University of Florida

The Wong Lab at the Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Disease in the Department of Neurology at the University of Florida is seeking highly talented postdoctoral associate candidates to participate in research projects focused on neuromodulation therapy for neurological and psychiatric conditions including Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, dystonia, Tourette syndrome, OCD and others. The research and position are supported by Dr. Joshua Wong in the Department of Neurology.

The mission of the Wong Lab is to better understand the mechanism of action of neuromodulation by applying artificial intelligence/machine learning techniques to structural/functional imaging datasets, connectomics and neurophysiology. The successful applicant will join a multidisciplinary team of neurologists, neurosurgeons and engineers conducting clinical and translational research on large multi-modal datasets. This position at the Norman Fixel Institute is an excellent training opportunity to hone and develop AI skills on real world data. To learn more about the Wong lab, go to https://jwonglab.com.

The University of Florida is a top-tier research university with $900 million of annual research funding. The latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report recognizes UF among the nation’s top five public universities. UF Health is the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health center, unique for our diverse constellation of health colleges, centers and institutes, and our hospitals, faculty practices and patient care programs.

Gainesville is a vibrant city in Alachua County and serves as the cultural, educational and commercial center for the North Central Florida region. The city is known for its nature parks, sporting events, museums, mild winters and warm summers. Being centrally located makes Gainesville easily situated for day trips to beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, and to theme parks including Disney World, and other cities including Orlando and Tampa.

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