Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Summary of Duties:
The Cognition and Brain Circuitry Laboratory in Department of Psychology, within the College of Arts and Sciences, seeks a Post Doctoral Scholar to join our team. The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college and the academic heart of the university. The College hosts 81 majors. With 38 departments, 20+ world-class research centers, and more than 2,000 faculty and staff members, students have the unique opportunity to study with the best artists, scholars, and scientists in their field. The College values diversity and offers a supportive, open, and inclusive community.
The Cognition and Brain Circuitry Laboratory is directed by Dr. David Osher. The Post Doctoral Scholar plans, designs, and conducts research in the areas of functional and structural architecture of the brain. More specifically, Post Doctoral Scholar: plans and designs experimental protocols; collects MRI and behavioral data; builds computational models of individual differences in brain and behavior (especially in attention and perception); analyzes data using programming languages such as R, Python, or Matlab; prepares and assists with fellowship and grant proposals; prepares research results for publication in peer-reviewed journals; presents findings at conferences; prepares seminars, talks or lectures for dissemination of knowledge, particularly the results of research undertaken. This position is available for one year with the possibility of extension based on satisfactory performance and availability of funds.
Ph.D. in cognitive neuroscience, psychology, or related field; research experience in neuroimaging methods (magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI), and/or functional connectivity.
Proficiency in coding; interest in any or all of the following: understanding the functional and structural architecture of the brain, computational modeling of individual differences in brain and behavior (especially in attention and perception), training and neural plasticity, and computational models of the human visual system.
Target Salary: $50,004.00 - $50,004.00 Annually
Job Category: Research
Job Appointment (FTE%):
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