[visionlist] Research Assistant Position, Vanderbilt University, fMRI and Visual Perception

Frank Tong frank.tong at vanderbilt.edu
Sat Apr 9 20:14:19 GMT 2005


Research Assistant Position: fMRI Studies of Visual Perception, 
Recognition, Attention  and Awareness
Tong Lab, Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University

A full-time research assistant position is available in Frank Tong’s 
lab at Vanderbilt University to work on fMRI studies of visual 
perception, face and object recognition, visual attention and 
awareness.  For more info about the lab, check out:
http://www.psy.vanderbilt.edu/tonglab/

Responsibilities include assisting with fMRI, transcranial magnetic 
stimulation (TMS), eye-tracking and behavioral experiments, analyzing 
data, and assisting in the organization and maintenance of the lab.  
fMRI data analyses include retinotopic mapping and cortical flattening, 
GLM analyses, and many other custom data analyses performed in Matlab.

Strong computer skills are required; experience with Mac, PC and Unix 
is recommended.  Experience with computer programming, statistics, 
and/or signal processing are highly desirable.  General knowledge in 
the areas of visual perception, cognition, or neuroscience is 
recommended.  BA/BS required.

This position offers excellent training for students who wish to pursue 
a career in cognitive neuroscience or visual cognition. Start date is 
flexible.  A two-year commitment is requested.  Salary and rank will be 
commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send a CV, names of three references, and a statement 
of interest by email to: Emma Ferneyhough, 
emma.ferneyhough at vanderbilt.edu, or by snail-mail to: Psychology 
Department, Tong Lab, Vanderbilt University, 301 Wilson Hall, 111 21st 
Avenue South, Nashville, TN, 37203.

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action 
employer.




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