[visionlist] UCLA Post-doc / research scientist position
MBasso at mednet.ucla.edu
Tue Feb 20 18:02:24 -05 2018
UCLA Post-Doctoral Scientist Position Available in the Fuster Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience
We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated post-doctoral fellow to participate in a series of exciting experiments aimed at understanding how brain circuits encode perceptual information and how memories are integrated with perceptions to form decisions. The successful candidate will perform electrophysiological, psychophysical and optogenetic experiments in monkeys in the basal ganglia and the ventral visual stream. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the project including data collection and analysis, and preparation and completion of scientific publications. The successful candidate should hold an M.D. or Ph.D. in Neuroscience (or related field), have experience with electrophysiological experimental techniques, ideally in monkeys, and relevant analytical methods. Proficiency in Matlab is essential. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are required. The successful candidate will be expected to work independently but also be a team-player and contribute to the ongoing efforts of the lab and have a proven track record (e.g. first-author publications) in the field of Neuroscience or related fields. UCLA has a vibrant Neuroscience community with many investigators who use similar techniques and/or who are interested in similar scientific problems. Please see information posted at the Brain Research Institute, the David Geffen School of Medicine and the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior for further details about the Neuroscience community at UCLA.
The salary for this position is commensurate with experience as determined by NIH guidelines. Interested candidates should forward a CV, bibliography, and at least two letters of reference to:
Michele A. Basso, Ph.D.
mbasso at mednet.ucla.edu
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