Associate Specialist (Brain Imaging and EEG Lab)

The Department of Psychiatry is now recruiting for an associate specialist. The areas of specialization/responsibilities will include:

  • Analyzing fMRI and EEG data sets on an individual subject and group level
  • Preparing and exporting appropriately organized fMRI and EEG output data for higher level analysis by PI and/or presentations or publications by PI
  • Programming new scripts in Matlab and other programming languages as needed
  • Maintaining and updating internal lab image data processing pipeline and tables in Matlab and mySQL, respectively
  • Applying QA programs to ensure high quality data, including PHP scripting for easy web access
  • Maintaining and monitoring web-based EEG upload site and associated dashboards
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor’s and master's degree (or equivalent) in a related field OR five years research experience
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience
  • Statistical (regression) and data/signal or similar processing experience
  • Comfortable scripting in Matlab and working in Windows, Linux/Unix, and Mac OSX environments
  • Basic database knowledge (mySQL)
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently

Preferred qualifications

  • Familiarity with some of the following: AFNI, Brain Vision Analyzer, BIDS, BXH tools, Docker, E-prime, EEGlab, FIPS, fMRIPrep, FSL, freeSurfer, Microsoft Access, OpenClinica, PHP scripting, Presentation, Python, R, RedCap, SAS, SPM, SPSS

Please apply online at with a CV and cover letter.

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.