Director, Human Brain Imaging Center

Director, Human Brain Imaging Center

The University of California, Riverside, invites applications for a position as Director of the newly developed Human Brain Imaging Center, beginning July 1, 2015. We seek candidates who have a strong track record of research publications and funding in MR neuroimaging, administrative experience with an imaging center, and who have an extensive background in imaging sciences including but not limited to imaging applications, high field technology development including RF coils, gradient technology, pulse sequences, advanced spectroscopy and analytic techniques. The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. or M.D. and must have research experience in one or more of the following disciplines: Psychology, Neuroscience, Physics, Bioengineering or Medicine. The director will be tasked with building a highly competitive MRI imaging center focused on basic and theoretical research with the potential for translational applications. Primary duties include managing the finances and general operations of the center, serving as the interface between the imaging center and campus administration, and facilitating brain imaging research of faculty and graduate students from a variety of backgrounds. The Director will also oversee a governing board of the center (consisting of current faculty with MRI research interests), develop and maintain the research agreement with the MRI vendor, and provide the interface between the center and the Research Office regarding the development of intellectual property.

Applicants should be committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Review of completed applications begins April 6, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send a cover letter describing administrative experience, research and teaching interests, their curriculum vitae, reprints and preprints, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation provided, all using the following link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00315. Questions about the position should be directed to Professor John Andersen, Chair, Brain Imaging Director Search Committee, at [email protected].

The Riverside campus of the University of California is growing rapidly with plans to hire 300 faculty and develop science infrastructure over the next several years. The campus is centrally located in Southern California, about 50 miles east of Los Angeles and less than an hour's drive from the area's mountains, deserts and beaches. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.