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  • Interested in joining the lab (Postdocs and grad students)? Got an idea for a research project?

  • Full- and part-time research assistant positions may be available

  • Temporary and summer studentships are usually possible

  • We are affiliated with the Neuroscience program at the Graduate Program in Life Sciences at University of Maryland, Baltimore. Interested graduate students will be enrolled in that program.

Contact Dr. David Seminowicz:

DEPARTMENT: SOD Neural & Pain Sciences

ROOM #: 8263

MAIL STOP: 8 South

PHONE: 410-706-3476

FAX: 410-706-0865



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Available position descriptions:

Postdoctoral fellowship in Pain and Neuroimaging  

 (job number 220000KO)


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A postdoctoral fellowship is available in the lab of Dr. Joyce Da Silva, in the Department of Neural and Pain Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. For information about the laboratory, see our page. The fellow will work as part of a multidisciplinary team led by Joyce Da Silva and David Seminowicz (Western University, Canada). Several neuroimaging studies on pain and emotion mechanisms in humans and rodents involving EEG, fMRI, and simultaneous EEG-fMRI are ongoing or soon to begin in the lab. We seek motivated candidates with experience in neuroimaging data collection and analysis, pain research, machine learning, and/or multivariate statistical analysis approaches for large datasets.

The University of Maryland offers competitive compensation and benefits for postdoctoral fellows. Salary support is available for up to four years.

The candidate will have access to a state-of-the-art neuroimaging suite as well as travel opportunities to our collaboration site in Canada. We also collaborate closely with our neighbor pain researchers at Johns Hopkins University.

FOR MORE INFORMATION – informal enquiries are encouraged – or to apply, please email Applications should include a CV, cover letter, research interests, and contact information for at least three references.

Research Assistant, Laboratory Animal in Pain and Neuroimaging


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This research assistant position is responsible for performing animal research activities and animal clinical care in a laboratory setting using rodents. Main responsibilities include animal handling, data collection, behavioral and biochemical assays, lab ordering, and basic analysis for one upcoming animal project. 

Research Assistant, Clinical in Pain and Neuroimaging 


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This research assistant position is responsible for collection, maintenance, quality assurance, and analysis of behavioral and neuroimaging data for the major human research project in the lab. In addition, the position includes assisting with other experiments in the lab and thus requires extensive knowledge of the laboratory procedures used.

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