Friday, April 16, 2010

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Cognition and Action -- Moss Rehab, Philadelphia, PA

An NIH-funded post-doctoral position is available in the Cognition and Action Laboratory directed by Dr. Laurel Buxbaum at Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute (MRRI). The postdoctoral fellow will take a lead role in designing and conducting experimental work in the domain of embodied cognition, focusing on the relationships between action representations and object representations using behavioral, eye-tracking, and TMS experiments with stroke, corticobasal degeneration, and healthy populations.

MRRI is a vibrant collaborative research community focusing on cognitive neuroscience and cognitive rehabilitation. In addition to primary research with Dr. Buxbaum, the post provides opportunities to collaborate with Drs. Myrna Schwartz, Steve Jax, and Dan Mirman, as well as researchers at University of Pennsylvania including Dr. Branch Coslett. Training will be provided in voxel based lesion-symptom mapping, TMS and tDCS, and functional neuroimaging.

The successful candidate will have a doctorate in cognitive psychology, cognitive science, cognitive neuroscience, or related field, a strong interest in cognitive neuropsychology, and be interested in developing an independent research career. Send CV, letter describing research interests and goals, and at least 2 letters of recommendation to Dr. Laurel Buxbaum at

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