Tuesday, March 9, 2010

MEG job in Montreal -- a really good one!

The Montreal Neurological Institute of McGill University Faculty Position in Brain Imaging

The Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) of McGill University is conducting an international search for a magnetoencephalography (MEG) Scientist to lead the MEG program within the McConnell Brain Imaging Centre (BIC). The MNI is a broad-based neuroscience research institute integrated with the Montreal Neurological Hospital and is part of one of the largest and most diverse neuroscience communities in North America. The BIC (www2.bic.mni.mcgill.ca) is a large multi-disciplinary neuro-imaging research centre with 15 faculty members, 40+ affiliated faculty members, 25 technical staff members and approximately 100 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. BIC research-dedicated facilities include state-of-the-art human MRI/fMRI and PET scanners, animal MRI and PET, cyclotron and radiochemistry labs, and large scale computing facilities. The BIC is now expanding to include an MEG program based upon secured equipment and construction funding provided by the Canada Foundation for Innovation and private donors.

We seek applications for a tenure track faculty position as an MEG scientist. Applicants should have a PhD, MD, or the equivalent, and advanced training and experience with MEG methods, instrumentation and neuroscience applications. They should also have an established track record in obtaining research funding, teaching and working in a collaborative multi-disciplinary environment. The new recruit will be expected to establish and lead the MEG laboratory and to develop a successful research program of basic and clinical neuroscience.

We offer highly attractive salary and start-up packages and an exceedingly high quality of life in Montreal, one of North America's greatest and most lively cities. Applications should consist of a PDF file containing a letter outlining current and future research interests, CV, and the names and addresses of three references. Completed PDF files should be addressed to Dr. Robert Dunn, Associate Director Scientific Affairs at megsearch.mni@mcgill.ca and must be received by February 28, 2010. Applications will be evaluated as they are received. More information can be found at www.mni.mcgill.ca.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities and others who may contribute to further diversification.

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