Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Cognition and Action Research

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Cognition and Action Research

An NIH-funded post-doctoral position is available starting fall or winter 2011-2012 in the Cognition and Action Laboratory directed by Dr. Laurel Buxbaum at Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute (MRRI). The postdoctoral fellow will conduct experimental work in the domain of embodied cognition, focusing on the relationships between action representations and object representations using behavioral, TMS, and tDCS experiments with stroke, corticobasal degeneration, and healthy populations, and will incorporate state of the art voxel-based lesion mapping methods.

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 other investigators at MRRI and the University of Pennsylvania including Drs. Myrna Schwartz, Branch Coslett, and others.

The successful candidate will have a doctorate in cognitive psychology, 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 The position will remain available until filled. Albert Einstein Healthcare Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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