Monday, June 8, 2009

UNLV Postdoctoral Position: Perception and Cognitive Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Research: Perception and Cognitive Neuroscience (Postdoctoral Position)
Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Psychology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for a one-year (renewable up to several years) postdoctoral fellowship to conduct research on the neural basis of auditory and visual perception in healthy individuals and in individuals with schizophrenia. Applicants are expected to have completed a Ph.D. in Psychology, Cognitive Science, or Neuroscience, and have published (or had accepted) research in one or more of these areas, with particular expertise and continuing interest in using psychophysical and/or non-invasive brain measurement techniques to understand mechanisms of perception and cognition. The salary range begins at approximately $36,000 annually, depending on years since Ph.D. according to the NIH post-doctoral scale. The ideal candidate will have experience carrying out research using some combination of psychophysical, ERP, MEG, structural MRI, and functional MRI techniques, using software such as Matlab/EEGLAB, Presentation, and BESA. Interviews will be conducted until the position is filled, and the position may begin as early as the Fall of 2009. Apply online at by submitting a detailed letter of interest, a detailed curriculum vita including a list of references, and relevant scholarly publications. For specific questions regarding the position, contact Dr. Joel Snyder at Information about the laboratory is available at EEO/AA Employer

Contact Information:
Joel Snyder
Department of Psychology
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 Maryland Parkway- Mail Stop 5030
Las Vegas, NV 89154-5030

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