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Quantitative NeuroScience Faculty

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Work type: Teaching & Research Faculty
Senior management: Vice President for Research
Department: Fralin Biomedical Res. Institute
Location: Roanoke Area
Categories: Instructional / Teaching Faculty

Job Description

We seek a motivated individual to be part of a next generation effort in human neuroscience organized around novel approaches in neuroimaging, neuro-modeling, and human neuroscience. We are particularly interested in applicants with an interest in
applying their approaches or developing new ones in the area of Computational Psychiatry. In this area, we seek applications for a tenure track assistant professor. While there are no restrictions on the training trajectory of the successful applicant, it is paramount that they demonstrate through their publication history a capacity for transdisciplinary work. The successful applicant will be expected to interact with the existing group of investigators in the Center for Human Neuroscience Research and the Computational Psychiatry Unit ( at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at Virginia Tech
Carilion ( The institute has three state-of-the-art 3T MRI machines dedicated to research, a state-of-the-art optically pumped magnetometry suite, laboratory facilities focused on in vivo electrochemical measurement of neurotransmitters, a large server farm dedicated to computational neuroscience and a focus on decision-making that underlies
health behaviors and psychopathology.

Virginia Tech recognizes the critical importance of diverse teams of scholars. It seeks to diversify its faculty along multiple dimensions. Virginia Tech is a public global land-grant university, committed to research, teaching and learning, and outreach to
the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT- serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community (, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members.

Required Qualifications

*Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in neuroscience or a related discipline.
*Must be able to demonstrate postdoctoral research experience.
*Demonstrate a record of accomplishment evidenced through publications and extramural funding

Appointment Type


Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

To apply, please submit your application including curriculum vitae, detailed statement of research accomplishments

and plans and teaching/mentoring philosophy at, posting #514105. Also, have at least three references post

their letters of support to the same site.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

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