Post-doc possition at Center of Neurodevelopmental Disorders at Karolinska Institutet


Center of Neurodevelopmental Disorders at Karolinska Institutet (KIND) ( KIND is a competence center for research,  development and education within the area of developmental psychopathology. The center is established in collaboration between Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm County Council, and aims at improving clinical practice, generating basic research, and spreading new knowledge to stakeholders. The Roots of Autism Twin Study Sweden (RATSS) is a research project within KIND, focusing on monozygotic twins being discordant for autism spectrum disorder and other neurodevelopmental disorders, e.g. ADHD. Twins are examined on multiple levels, among them functional and structural neuroimaging using MRI. Scanning is performed in the Karolinska Institutet MR Research Center, using a 3 Tesla MR scanner (GE MR750). The project is running since the late Summer 2011 and more than 35 pairs have been included.

Duties As a post-doc, you will be mainly responsible for the acquisition and analyses of the multimodal neuroimaging data. This includes DTI, resting-state fMRI and structural T1, to be combined according to a brain connectome approach. This work will be done in close collaboration with the department of Clinical Neuroscience. The position also includes several other responsibilities, e.g. coordination of the neuroimaging works at KIND, involvement in international collaborations, administrative tasks, grant application and article writing.

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