[visionlist] Posdoc: Snow Lab, University of Nevada Reno

Jacqueline Snow jacqueline.c.snow at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 11:42:42 -05 2018

 Dear colleagues, please see below for information about a new postdoctoral
opening in my lab. Apologies for cross-posting.

Applications are invited for a NEW postdoctoral position in Jacqueline
Snow’s Laboratory (Snow Lab: https://snowlab.blogs.unr.edu/
) in the Department of Psychology at The University of Nevada, Reno to
the *cognitive and neural basis of real-world vision and action*.

Our research uses behavioral and neuroimaging studies in healthy observers
and neuropsychological patients. The Snow Lab has access to 3T fMRI
facilities, as well as equipment for eye tracking, 3D visualization
including augmented reality displays, 3D scanning and printing, a Certus
optotrak for recording movement kinematics, MRI-compatible force
transducers, TMS, EEG, as well as custom-designed equipment for presenting
real-world objects under controlled viewing conditions. The position has a
flexible start date, but could be as soon as May 1st, 2018. Applications
will be assessed as they arrive. Position posting will remain open until
filled. Salary will be based on NIH post-doctoral rates and commensurate
with experience. The position is a non-tenure-track full-time ‘A’ contract
appointment for 12 months, with potential for renewal for additional years
based on performance.

The Snow Lab is part of the Cognitive and Brain Sciences (CBS) Program (
and the Center for Integrative Neuroscience (https://www.unr.edu/
neuroscience/center) at UNR. Together, we comprise a strong vision and
multidisciplinary neuroscience research group. Access to a wide variety of
additional resources and research opportunities is available through the
NIH COBRE for Integrative Neuroscience, including 3T fMRI scanners,
augmented and virtual reality suite, and 256-channel HD-EEG systems.

Reno sits at the base of the Eastern Sierras, minutes from Lake Tahoe,
major ski resorts, and unlimited outdoor recreation.

*Required Qualifications*

Applicants should have a PhD degree in psychology, neuroscience, computer
science, or a related discipline. Strong computer programming skills are
required (Matlab/Psychtoolbox/Unity).

*Preferred Qualifications*

Experience in fMRI design and data analysis is an advantage, with
particular emphasis on multivoxel pattern analysis and multidimensional
scaling of fMRI data.

*Contact Information*

Informal inquiries should be addressed to Jacqueline Snow- snow at unr.edu.

*This posting is open until filled*

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This job posting
will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are
received or a hiring decision has been made.

*Apply online at:*

*Jacqueline C. Snow, Ph.D.*Assistant Professor

Cognitive and Brain Sciences and Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Programs

Department of Psychology

Mail Stop 296, 1664 N. Virginia Street

University of Nevada, Reno

*work-phone: *(775)6828661

*cell-phone: *(775)3847001

*email: *snow at unr.edu
*website: *https://snowlab.blogs.unr.edu/

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