Research Associate - Neuroimaging Analyst

Western University

Western University has received a $66M investment from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF). This investment will bring together researchers from across the University under a unifying initiative called BrainsCAN. The mission of BrainsCAN is to reduce the burden of brain disorders that affect sensory, cognitive, and motor functions. The initiative aims at extending and mobilizing knowledge of the mappings between neural circuits and mental functions to deliver evidence-based interventions.

The Research Associate, Neuroimaging Analyst will apply their expertise and knowledge to support ongoing research projects directed by the principal investigators of the BrainsCAN initiative. The incumbent will become part of BrainsCAN’s Computational Core, which aims to develop new computational techniques for the analysis of behavioral, brain imaging, and neuronal data. The incumbent will play a lead role in training staff, students and postdoctoral fellows in the application of data analysis and modelling techniques. The incumbent will have developed an independent method-based research portfolio, and will support and operationalize new and innovative computational techniques.  Working with individual laboratories, the incumbent will help to develop research and project plans, advise on data analysis techniques and statistical inference related to neuroimaging and electrophysiological research, and assist in the technical and statistical aspects of manuscripts and research reports.



  • PhD in Statistics, Computer Science, Neuroscience, Psychology, Medical Biophysics, Engineering or Related Field
  • Expertise in Statistics, Machine Learning and Computing is preferred 


  • Ideally 3 years' working experience in the design and analysis of brain imaging studies with an independently developed research portfolio and proven publication record in the field   
  • Experience providing training on brain imaging analysis methods is preferred
  • Experience in consulting with research groups on analysis methods is preferred 

Interested applicants are asked to visit: to apply online to job reference #10447 by midnight, September 25th, 2017.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. 

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.  If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at or phone 519-661-2194. 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be acknowledged.

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