Job Posting: Neuroimaging Data Analyst at UMN

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About the Job

A research position is available in the Heilbronner Lab in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Minnesota. Understanding the neurobiology of complex behaviors requires linking diverse methodologies, species, and analytical approaches. The goal of our lab is to use anatomical connectivity and related techniques to help bridge the major divides in neuroscience.

Job Duties:
Manage, process, and analyze neuroimaging data (MRI). The applicant should have a demonstrated background in the general computational techniques underlying modern neuroimaging analysis, as well as the specialized software packages used to conduct such processing. Additionally, the applicant should have demonstrated capabilities relating to the documentation, structuring, and curation of such datasets so as to facilitate subsequent publication, sharing, and reuse of said data products.

80%- Data Analysis

20%- Lab Administration

  • Bash / Bash scripting
  • General Linux / Unix OS
  • Dataset curation, QA, and documentation


All required qualifications must be documented on application materials

Required Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree plus two years of related experience, or an advanced degree, or a combination of education and work experience to equal at least six years.

Preferred Qualifcations:

  • Master’s degree in a science or engineering field
  • Git / GitHub
  • High performance compute techniques (Slurm / job submission systems, Cross system coordination & interaction)
  • Data storage & management
  • Neuroimaging python packages
  • BIDS formatting / conventions
  • Standard neuroimaging processing techniques (Alignment / registration / warping/Denoising)
  • Corrections (e.g. Bias field)
  • Neuroimaging packages (ANTS/FSL/AFNI/Freesurfer)
  • Advanced mathematical techniques


Working at the University

At the University of Minnesota, you’ll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.

The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
  • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship
  • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • University HSA contributions
  • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
  • Financial counseling services
  • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no cost

Please visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your “My Job Applications” page and uploading documents in the “My Cover Letters and Attachments” section.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


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