[visionlist] Postdoctoral positions at NDSU Center for Visual
Mark.Mccourt at ndsu.edu
Sun Jan 9 17:19:32 GMT 2005
POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS AT NDSU CENTER FOR VISUAL NEUROSCIENCE
The North Dakota State University Center for Visual Neuroscience announces
of two postdoctoral research fellowships in visual/cognitive neuroscience.
We seek to recruit
individuals whose research interests overlap and/or complement those of our
(see http://www.ndsu.nodak.edu/ndsu/psychology/ for faculty profiles).
Scholars with interests
in visual attention (including social cues), scene perception, object
perception and recognition,
or cognitive aging, or who possess expertise in electrophysiological
approaches to these topics,
are especially encouraged to apply. Salary is based on NIH Kirschstein-NRSA
and the Center for Visual Neuroscience can offer postdoctoral fellows an
and travel allowance. Initial appointment is for two years with renewal
performance and availability of funds.
Qualifications. The minimum qualifications for the position are: completed
potential for high-quality research in visual and/or cognitive neuroscience
subjects; technical competence in the design and execution of computer-based
effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; and ability
effectively with colleagues and students. In making appointments we will
qualifications as follows (in decreasing order of importance): strong
high-quality research using human subjects in the topic areas of
neuroscience; technical competence in the design and execution of
research; effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills;
and ability to
interact effectively with colleagues and students.
To apply, send a cover letter describing research interests and
accomplishments, a curriculum
vita, copies of representative publications and other supporting materials,
and letters of reference
from three individuals familiar with your career. This search will be
conducted in compliance
with North Dakota's open-records law. Submit all materials to Mark McCourt,
Center for Visual Neuroscience Postdoctoral Search Committee, Department of
North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105-5075. Informal inquiries are
should be directed to mark.mccourt at ndsu.edu (701) 231-8625. Screening of
commence April 1, 2005, and will continue until the positions are filled.
Date of appointment
is negotiable. NDSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
THE CENTER FOR VISUAL NEUROSCIENCE
The newly established NDSU Center for Visual Neuroscience is funded by a
Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence grant from the NIH/NCRR and will
10 core research faculty members, as well as numerous additional scientific
and technical staff.
Housed in over 2100 sq ft. of remodeled space, the Center's core facilities
will include two
168-channel high-density EEG systems for electrical brain mapping studies as
state-of-the-art driving simulator, immersive virtual reality, and PC-based
laboratories with advanced eye-tracking capability.
Mark E. McCourt, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Visual Neuroscience
Professor, Department of Psychology
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND 58105-5075
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