The Department of Neuroscience has an opening for a Research Assistant Professor. The position is for a person with a doctoral degree, whose interests are principally in research. The potential candidate is required to have special expertise for complex collaborative research programs.
We are particularly interested in an electrophysiologist to conduct independent research studies using electroencephalogram (EEG) to investigate neural correlates in rare genetic diseases and in populations with a range of neurodevelopmental disorders. This will include paradigm programming and implementation. The candidate will plan and execute high-density EEG recording, eye-tracking, electrode digitalization, and co-registration of EEG data with both anatomical MRI and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) fMRI data processing. fMRI experience is preferable.
The candidate will be responsible for signal-processing and various complex EEG analysis methods (such as spatio-temporal clustering analysis, time-frequency analysis and related non-parametric statistics) and statistical analysis of fMRI data. The candidate will deploy the aforementioned techniques to study multisensory integration in typically developing participants to understand suspected pathology within various clinical contexts.
Successful candidates will have a doctoral degree (PhD), at least 4-5 years of relevant postdoctoral training and a record of publications; will have experience training graduate and undergraduates in the laboratory, as well as writing manuscripts; will have advanced skills in data acquisition and data analysis.
Clinical Electrophysiology: participant recruitment, continuous EEG recording in typically developing populations and in patients with complex neurodevelopmental disorders.
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