Dr. Claudine Gauthier, head of the Quantitative Physiological Imaging laboratory of Concordia University and the PERFORM Centre is seeking a PhD student in Physics to join a multidisciplinary team of neuroscientists, physicists and engineers investigating changes in metabolism and hemodynamics with plasticity, aging, lifestyle and stroke.
The project will the application of advanced vascular and metabolic Magnetic Resonance Imaging techniques to the study of vascular, metabolic and microstructural changes in the brain of cardiovascular disease patients.
The research will take place at the PERFORM Centre and the Physics department of Concordia University. The PERFORM Centre is a multidisciplinary centre for health research on lifestyle management and prevention. It is a new research facility with state-of-the art imaging, exercise, nutrition and rehabilitation equipment. The imaging suite includes a 3T GE 750 MRI machine, PET-CT, SPECT, EEG and NIRS equipment.
Candidates will have the opportunity to work with other researchers at Concordia, the PERFORM Centre, and investigators in other centres in Montreal and in Germany.
The candidate should hold a degree in physics, physiology, biomedical engineering, neuroscience, or a related field. The candidate is expected to be a talented, enthusiastic, willing-to-learn researcher with a strong technical background, and interest in applying his/her skills to neuroscience. Programming skills and some exposure to neuroscience and medical imaging are assets.
How to apply
Application Deadline: April 1, 2019 (for September 2019 entry)
*It is recommended that International students apply by March 15th to allow adequate time to obtain study permits.
To apply, please prepare a letter of interest, CV and contact information for two references in a single pdf document. Only applicants considered for employment will be contacted.