[visionlist] Postdoc in systems neuroscience

Christopher Pack, Dr. christopher.pack at mcgill.ca
Thu Sep 15 13:43:47 GMT 2005

Postdoctoral position in systems neuroscience

Applications are requested for a postdoctoral position in awake primate
neurophysiology at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI), which is
part of the McGill University School of Medicine.  The MNI is located in
downtown Montreal, Canada, a vibrant, multicultural city, and provides a
multifaceted neuroscience environment with clinical and
research activities housed under one roof. About 100 graduate students
study at the MNI.

The project will involve studies of the cortical and subcortical regions
responsible for vision and eye movements.  The successful candidate will
work in the laboratories of Drs. Daniel Guitton and Christopher Pack.
More information on the current research interests in these labs can be
found at:

The ideal candidate will have prior research experience and expertise in
the following areas: behavioral training of nonhuman primates,
recording of neural activity in alert primate during visuo-motor tasks,
movement recording, analysis of neural signals, programming in Matlab
C/C++.  In addition, the candidate should have good interpersonal and
organizational skills.  Salary will be commensurate with experience,
to the postdoctoral pay scale set by the Canadian Institutes for Health
Research.  Please send curriculum vitae, brief statement of research
and accomplishments, and names of two references to
christopher.pack at mcgill.ca and daniel.guitton at mcgill.ca.

Interested candidates are encouraged to arrange an interview at the 2005
Society for Neuroscience meeting.

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