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Senior Research Associate- Montague Lab

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Location: Roanoke, VA, 24018
Type: Full-Time, Permanent, Non-Remote
Posted on: May 23, 2023
Job Description
Job Description
The Center for Human Neuroscience Research in the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC seeks a person to help develop machine learning approaches to problems arising in human neuroscience. The successful candidate should have extensive experience with modern programming tools, machine learning, and, in particular, neural networks. This person will work under the direction of Dr. Read Montague. This position will be based in Phoenix, AZ or Roanoke, VA.
Required Qualifications
* PhD in a quantitative discipline and a desire to solve problems related to human neuroscience.
* Demonstrated programming skills.
* Demonstrated experience with machine learning and neural networks.
* Ability to work independently and creatively on multiple deadlines with competing priorities.
* Ability to work effectively with other team members
Preferred Qualifications
* Track record of research excellence.
Appointment Type
Salary Information
Commensurate with experience
Review Date
June 2nd, 2023
Additional Information
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.
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 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 , a , a college, , and . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous and . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.
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Compensation and Hours
Salary Range: Not Available DOE (Depends on Experience) Benefits Provided: Not Available Other Benefits: Not Available Full or Part Time: Full Time (30 Hours or More) Job Duration: Over 150 Days Type of Job: Regular
Shift: Not Applicable
Hours per Week:
Hours Not Specified
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