Postdoc position in ultrasound neuromodulation and functional imaging

United States
Job Posted Date: 
June 2, 2023
Postdoc Positions at UCSF

The Di Ianni Lab ( at the University of California, San Francisco is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to join our fast-growing multidisciplinary team. We are looking for a candidate interested in one or more of the following areas:

  • ultrasound neuromodulation,
  • functional ultrasound imaging,
  • systems neuroscience,
  • deep learning applied to medical image reconstruction.

We are affiliated with the Departments of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Radiology & Biomedical Imaging. Our lab is located in the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences on the Mission Bay campus. Our research is focused on developing cutting-edge technologies for ultrasound neuromodulation, functional ultrasound imaging, and image-guided neurointervention. We are part of the newly established UCSF Focused Ultrasound in Neuroscience program, a multi-departmental effort that seeks to bring together investigators working on clinical and translational applications of focused ultrasound in psychiatry, neurology, neurosurgery, and neuro-oncology. The program offers outstanding opportunities to establish collaborations with clinical and basic scientists.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job Requirements: 

Ideal candidates should have received a Ph.D./M.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant field such as Bio/Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or other closely related field by the time the position starts. Candidates should have a strong track record of research accomplishments. Experience working with rodents and with the Verasonics ultrasound research platform is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate should also have prior experience with programming languages (e.g., Python, Matlab, R). This position requires strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work in a diverse and interdisciplinary team.

How to Apply: 

Interested candidates should send a brief cover letter highlighting their research experience and interests, a full curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three (3) references. Applications should be submitted to tommaso.diianni – at –

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