Washington University of St. Louis Postdoctoral Research Associate - Neurology / Movement Disorders - 41861 in St. Louis, Missouri

Post Doc Instructions

Please do not submit an application to this posting. To apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, follow the directions below in “Applicant Special Instructions”.

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Neurology, Movement Disorders. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions


NIH-funded (R01; PI: Meghan Campbell) Postdoctoral Research Associate position to investigate functional connectivity in Parkinson’s disease. This is an on-going, longitudinal study of over 300 participants who complete comprehensive neuroimaging, neurobiological, and behavioral assessments. Interdisciplinary research team representing cognitive neuroscience, neuropsychology, neurology, and physical therapy. This is a unique opportunity to work with a rich data set to help discover biomarkers of Parkinson’s disease progression.


Trains under the supervision of Drs. Meghan Campbell and Steven Petersen including (but not limited to):

  1. Data collection, processing, and management.
  2. Investigation of individual-level and group-level fMRI markers of Parkinson’s disease progression.
  3. Investigation of the relationship of fMRI markers with other clinical and biological data.
  4. Presents scientific work both inside and outside the University.
  5. Assists with grant preparation and reporting.
  6. Prepares and submits papers on scientific research.
  7. May also assist with supervision and training of undergraduate/graduate students and research technicians.

Required Qualifications

The appointee has earned a Ph.D. in psychology, neuroscience, biomedical engineering or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with fMRI and MATLAB.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement laboratory procedures, conduct research and records findings.

Salary Range

Base pay is commensurate with experience.


This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.

Applicant Special Instructions

Applicants should email a CV, statement of research goals, and 3 letters of reference to Meghan Campbell (meghanc@wustl.edu).

Normal office and laboratory environment. Potential exposure to blood, biological, chemical and radioactive hazards.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate - Neurology / Movement Disorders - 41861

Job ID: 41861

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular