[visionlist] Post-Doc or Research Associate Position in Visuomotor Neuroscience

Doug Crawford jdc at yorku.ca
Wed May 31 10:17:14 -05 2017

This Ad has been revised to accommodate more senior trainees:

_Post-Doctoral Fellowship or Research Associate Position in Visuomotor 

Available immediately in Doug Crawford’s Visuomotor Neuroscience lab, 
York University, Toronto, Canada http://www.yorku.ca/jdc/. Candidates 
are invited to apply for a post-doc position involving 1) cortical 
recordings in non-human primates engaged in head-unrestrained reaching, 
and/or 2) functional imaging / TMS studies of visually-guided reaching 
in humans. Key research topics include visual-motor integration, visual 
working memory, spatial transformations, and multi-joint coordination. 
The position is available until at least September 2018, with 
opportunity to renew (pending expected project grant renewal).

Post-Doctoral Candidates should have received a PhD in a 
Neuroscience-related topic within 3 years of the start date. The 
Successful Post-Doc will be provided with a salary of $50,000/yr, with 
some benefits, Qualified post-docs will also be eligible to apply in the 
first available round for our in-house Fellowship Program: 

More senior trainees may be hired as 'Research Associates', or may 
transition from PDF to RA status as required. Salary and Benefits based 
on level of experience.

Candidates should have a good knowledge of vision, cognitive 
neuroscience, and sensorimotor control. Experience with primate 
electrophysiology, behavioral recordings, and/or human neuroimaging is 
desirable, as well as strengths in programming and computational 
neuroscience. Interested applicants should send inquiries and/or 
applications to jdc at yorku.ca. Applications should include a cover 
letter, complete CV, and contacts for 2-3 referees. The position will 
remain open until filled.

York is home to Canada’s largest Centre for Vision Research 
http://cvr.yorku.ca/home/ and a prestigious new federally funded 
program; Vision: Science to Applications http://vista.info.yorku.ca/. We 
have extensive resources for computation, visual psychophysics, motion 
kinematics, primate neurobiology, MRI, TMS, VR, and robotics, with 
frequent vision/neuroscience seminars and an in-house international 

/York welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including 
individuals within the University’s employment equity categories of 
women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and 
aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation 
and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. York is committed to 
equity and diversity, and to a positive and supportive environment./

Distinguished Research Professor in Neuroscience,
Canada Research Chair in Visuomotor Neuroscience,
Scientific Director, Vision: Science to Applications (VISTA) Program
York Centre for Vision Research,
Brain in Action CREATE/IRTG Program,
Canadian Action and Perception Network,
York Neuroscience Graduate Diploma Program,
Departments of Psychology, Biology, and Kinesiology & Health Sciences
ADDRESS: Room 0009 Lassonde Bldg., York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3
WEB: http://www.yorku.ca/jdc
PHONE: 416 736-2100 x 88621
FAX:  416 736-5857

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