A $2 Million investment is now being made in new, state-of-the-art, multi-model MRI, PET, and CT imaging for preclinical small animal studies aligned with the research mission of the department. The P&N Departmental Mission is to create solutions for enhancing and extending health and quality of life by integrating clinical care with cutting-edge preclinical research, and providing innovative education and community engagement opportunities. Responsibilities for this position will include: • Rodent MRI methods development and application, especially to pre-clinical models relevant to P&N research foci in aging, neurodegenerative diseases, traumatic brain injury, stroke, and eye diseases. • Advancing a high-quality record of peer-reviewed publications in rodent-focused neurological imaging. • Collaborating within and outside the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. • Seeking extramural support in both individual and collaborative manners to support high quality research. • Supervising students, postdoctoral trainees, and technical staff undertaking research projects. • Maintaining a safe work environment, including ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal legislation, and the undertaking of risk assessments. • Teaching and mentoring of health professional and graduate students. • Participating in the activities of departmental committees. • Participating in UNTHSC-wide, as well as local, national, and international, service activities. • Upholding high professional standards and leading by example. • Pursuing additional professional and service activities as assigned by the P&N Department Chair. • Promoting the mission, vision and values of UNTHSC.