New York State Psychiatry Institute
  • 01-Jun-2021 to 22-Jun-2021 (EST)
  • PI- Molecular Imaging and Neuropathology
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $48,450 including location pay
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full Benefit Package Based off percentage of effort


The Molecular Imaging and Neuropathology is looking to hire a half-time or full-time Assistant Research Scientist (BS or MS level) to work on an NIH-funded study of cerebral white matter in psychiatric disease. The study employs electron microscopy and novel approaches, including artificial intelligence, to 3-dimensional light microscopy. The position offered will provide the opportunity to learn state-of-the-art techniques of microscopy, digital image processing and measurement, and machine learning.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Specific duties include: preparation of tissue samples from autopsy brains for electron and light microscopy. Microscopic examination of autopsy tissue and capture of images. Computerized processing and measuring of images. Maintenance of databases and data storage.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor or Master degree in a scientific discipline. Strong computer skills including troubleshooting of systems, peripheral devices, and programs. Able to work on a flexible schedule, including some weekends and evenings, as necessary, depending on protocols and deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with electron microscopy, two-photon microscpy, or confocal microscopy. Experience with image analysis.



To Apply: Submit a resume and cover letter on our website at: https://nyspi.applicantpro.com/jobs/ . Only applications submitted through our website will be considered.


The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent Benefits Package. Employer/Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran Employer. VEVRAA 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) compliant.



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