Friday, January 29, 2016

University of Connecticut Job Posting Title: Head Research Technician, Human Electrophysiology

University of Connecticut Job Posting Title: Head Research Technician, Human Electrophysiology (Research Assistant 3 or Research Associate 1)

The Institute for the Brain and Cognitive Sciences (IBACS) at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a full-time position of Research Assistant 3/Research Associate 1 (Head Research Technician) to help oversee operations of two shared electrophysiology facilities in Storrs, CT, affiliated with IBACS. The incumbent will work under the supervision of faculty investigators to oversee the care, maintenance, and operation of shared equipment and facilities. Duties will also include development and implementation of safety protocols, training students and faculty to use EEG equipment and to analyze EEG experiments, and supervision of other technicians.

The incumbent will also work with personnel at the Brain Imaging Research Center to facilitate collaborations involving EEG, eye tracking, TMS, and fMRI for multi-modal imaging projects. There may also be opportunities for the incumbent to engage in collaborative research. Current research foci include audition, speech, syntax, language disorders, and music.

Minimum Qualifications: Research-oriented M.A./M.S. or Ph.D. in a field of cognitive science (e.g., cognitive science, linguistics, neuroscience, psychology, speech, language & hearing sciences); extensive experience in the use and care of EEG equipment; expertise in EEG data analysis (ERP/TF); and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with related techniques (e.g., TMS, TDCS, fMRI, eye tracking); experience with experimental control software (e.g., E-Prime, Psychopy); experience with statistical software (e.g., R, Matlab, Numpy/SciPy); programming experience (e.g., MATLAB, Python); experience with both Windows and *nix operating systems; and previous lab management experience.

Appointment Terms:  This is a full-time, 11 month, annually renewable position.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  This position also includes a full benefits package.

To Apply: Please go to this link at Academic Jobs Online and submit the following: cover letter and curriculum vitae. Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers to submit letters of professional reference on your behalf. Screening of applications will begin immediately. For questions regarding this position, prospective applicants should email Prof. James Magnuson (Associate Director, IBACS) at Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2016345)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on February 14, 2016.

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Thursday, January 7, 2016

3 postdoctoral positions at NYU Shanghai

We are pleased to announce that three postdoctoral positions in system, computational and cognitive neuroscience will be available at New York University Shanghai

The positions will be in Shanghai and are expected to start March 1, 2016, each for a two-year term, with the possibility to extend. Focuses of cognitive neuroscience position include but not limited to neural bases of speech and language, decision making and memory. Qualified applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. in Psychology, Neurolinguistics, Neuroscience, and other relevant quantitative disciplines.

Successful candidates will receive globally competitive compensations, and have the opportunities to spend time at other NYU portal campuses (Abu Dhabi and New York). Applications will be reviewed until the positions are filled. To be considered, applicants must submit a CV, and the names and contact information of three references. Please follow the link to apply:

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