Post-Doctoral Position in Neuroimaging of Language
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
University of South Carolina
A post-doctoral research position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Rutvik Desai at the University of South Carolina. The lab focuses on cognitive neuroscience of language and semantic memory using fMRI, TMS, patient studies, and computational modeling. Excellent facilities for fMRI, TMS, tDCS, eye tracking, and EEG are available. The candidate will have an exciting opportunity to deepen and expand their skill set, and to pursue collaborative and self-directed projects. Candidates with a PhD in any of the cognitive sciences broadly defined (e.g., Psychology, Neuroscience, Computer Science, or a related field) are welcome to apply. A background in cognitive science of language and experience with fMRI experimental design, data collection, and data analysis is highly desirable. Candidates with expertise in connectionist modeling, machine learning, TMS, or EEG with a strong interest in fMRI will also be considered. Salary will be at NIH post-doctoral rates and commensurate with experience. Initial appointments will be for two years with opportunity for extension to three years. Applications should be addressed to Rutvik Desai (desairutvikATgmailDOTcom). Applications should include CV, brief statement of research interests, relevant publications, and names of three referees (who will be asked for a reference letter if necessary). The position starts in August, 2012, with some flexibility in the starting date. Applications will be assessed as they arrive.
The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.
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