[visionlist] Postdoctoral and PhD Student Positions in Martinez-Conde Lab

Susana Martinez-Conde smart at neuralcorrelate.com
Wed Oct 8 10:15:22 PDT 2008


Postdoctoral and PhD student positions in Martinez-Conde Lab

 

1 Postdoctoral and 1 PhD student positions are available to study the
perceptual, cognitive and physiological effects of fixational eye movements.
The experiments will directly follow from the line of research featured as
the
<http://smc.neuralcorrelate.com/files/publications/martinez-conde_macknik_sc
iam07.pdf> Cover Story of Scientific American in August 2007. See lab's
website for other examples of recent
<http://smc.neuralcorrelate.com/publications> publications on this topic.
The planned experiments will combine eye-movement tracking with
psychophysics and/or single-neuron recordings.

Previous electrophysiology experience is not required. The ideal candidate
will have a strong background in psychophysics and/or computational modeling
and/or quantitative analyses and/or single-neuron recordings and/or
functional imaging. Programming experience with Matlab or C is very
desirable. 

The Barrow Neurological Institute is a TOP 10 rated clinical neuroscience
institute (US News and World Report), and is located in central Phoenix, the
5th largest city in the US. Besides offering all the amenities and cultural
opportunities of a large metropolitan area, Phoenix is also a hiker's
paradise surrounded by the beautiful Sonoran Desert, home of many historic
landmarks and the most striking natural attractions in the Southwest.

A generous benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, and retirement
(with a value equal to 24.7% of the salary). EOE.

Please send CV and letters of reference to: 

Dr. Susana Martinez-Conde
smart at neuralcorrelate.com

 

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Susana Martinez-Conde, PhD

Director, Laboratory of Visual Neuroscience

Division of Neurobiology

Barrow Neurological Institute

350 W. Thomas Rd

Phoenix AZ 85013, USA

 

Phone: +1 (602) 406-3484

Fax: +1 (602) 406-4172

Email: smart at neuralcorrelate.com

http://www.neuralcorrelate.com/smc_lab/

 

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