VisionScienceList: Post-docs at Nottingham in Primate Visual/Cognitive Neuroscience

From: Andrew Derrington (
Date: Sun Jul 30 2000 - 11:51:33 PDT

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    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham

    Postdoctoral Research Associates/Fellows in Visual/Cognitive
    Neuroscience (Two posts)

    Required for a research project on primate visual neurophysiology and
    behaviour. The project, funded by the Wellcome Trust, will
    investigate the role of visual context and cortico-geniculate
    feedback in the lateral geniculate nucleus. The techniques to be
    used include multiple microelectrode recording at multiple sites
    within primate visual cortex and visual pathway, visual psychophysics
    in primate and fMRI in human and primate.

    Candidates should have skills in one or more of the following areas:
    microelectrode recording, visual neurophysiology, visual
    psychophysics, computer programming (C, MatLab), fMRI and signal

    Salary will be within the range 16,775 - 25,213 UK pounds per annum
    (Research Associate scale) or 23,256 - 30,967 UK pounds per annum
    (Research Fellow scale), depending on qualifications and experience.
    Post one will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of 4
    years and 9 months. Post two will be offered on a fixed-term
    contract for a period of three years in the first instance. Both
    posts are available from 1 October 2000 or as soon as possible

    Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor A Derrington, Email: or Dr A Parker, Email:

    Candidates should send a detailed CV, together with the names and
    addresses of two referees, to Professor A Derrington, School of
    Psychology, The University of Nottingham, University Park,
    Nottingham, NG7 2RD. Closing date: 28 August 2000.


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