[visionlist] Two Post-Doctoral Fellow Positions Available

Lester Loschky loschky at ksu.edu
Fri Mar 9 01:34:35 -05 2018

Please pass along to anyone who might be interested.


*Two Post-Doctoral Fellow Positions Available*

The Cognitive and Neurobiological Approaches to Plasticity (C-NAP)
<http://www.k-state.edu/cnap/> center (http://www.k-state.edu/cnap/) is
seeking two strong candidates for post-doctoral training fellowships for
their new post-doctoral training program to provide a rich collaborative
research environment focused on understanding cognitive and neural
plasticity in humans and animal models.

The post-doctoral fellows will have access to multiple laboratories for an
immersive, collaborative, and interdisciplinary training experience. The
program includes concentrated research training, grant and fellowship
application development, and professional development to prepare the
fellows for transition to faculty positions. Opportunities for training in
our Teaching Apprenticeship Program are available for interested applicants.

The post-doctoral fellows will participate in primary project research in
the areas of Behavioral Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology, and/or Human

*The four high-quality, high-impact primary projects include:*

1.     *Plasticity in Aging and Memory for Everyday Activities*
<http://www.k-state.edu/cnap/BaileyProject.html> (
lead by Dr. Heather Bailey

2.     *Rearing-Induced Plasticity and Incentive Motivation for Ethanol*
<http://www.k-state.edu/cnap/CainProject.html> (
lead by Dr. Mary Cain

3.     *Plasticity in Flexible Goal-Directed Action*
<http://www.k-state.edu/cnap/PickensProject.html> (
lead by Dr. Charles Pickens

4.     *Neural Plasticity of Older Adults: Perceptual Learning in
Driving-Related Visual Functions*
<http://www.k-state.edu/cnap/NiProject.html> (
lead by Dr. Rui Ni

Minimum Requirements: PhD in Behavioral Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology,
Human Factors, or a related field

Preferred Qualifications: Strong publication record; Strong written and
oral communication skills; Excellent critical thinking skills; Prior
experience in conducting experimental techniques in the relevant project
area; Formal training in statistical analysis; Research interests that
align with one or more of the CNAP primary projects. More details on the
preferred skills for the individual projects can be found at:

Other Requirements: Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the
United States at the time of employment

To Apply: Please submit a Cover letter, Statement of research interests, CV
through the following job portal:

NOTE: Applicants should indicate which of the four project leads (see in
“About This Role”) they would like to work with in their cover letter
and/or research statement.

Screening of applications begins on March 16, 2018 and continues until the
positions are filled. The salary is $47,500.

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals
with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among
its employees.

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University
will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of
considering your candidacy as an employee.

Lester Loschky
Associate Director, Cognitive and Neurobiological Approaches to Plasticity
Department of Psychological Sciences
471 Bluemont Hall
1114 Mid-Campus Dr North
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS  66506-5302
email: loschky at ksu.edu
research page: https://www.k-state.edu/psych/research/loschkylester.html
lab page: http://www.k-state.edu/psych/vcl/index.html
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