[visionlist] Post-Doc Positions for 2020 in Doug Crawford's Visuomotor Lab, Toronto

John Douglas Crawford jdc at yorku.ca
Thu Nov 21 16:09:49 -04 2019

Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Visuomotor Neuroscience
Post-docs available for 2020 in Doug Crawford’s Visuomotor Neuroscience lab, York University, Toronto, Canada http://www.yorku.ca/jdc/. Candidates are invited to apply for a research fellowship involving 1) cortical recordings in non-human primates engaged in eye-hand coordination tasks, and/or 2) functional imaging / TMS studies of visually-guided reaching in humans. There are also opportunities to collaborate on projects related to MEG, EEG, and patient studies. Key research topics include visual-motor integration, visual working memory, spatial transformations, and multi-joint coordination.
The Successful Post-Doc will be provided with a starting salary of $50,000/yr, with some benefits, for a two year term, with opportunity to renew. Qualified post-docs are also be eligible to apply for additional salary and research funding through the next available round of our in-house Fellowship Program:  http://vista.info.yorku.ca/opportunities/training-scholarships/postdoctoral-awards/
Candidates should have received a PhD in a Neuroscience-related field within 3 years of the start date. Canaidates should have a good knowledge of vision, cognitive neuroscience, and sensorimotor control. Experience in primate neurobiology and/or 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<mailto:jdc at yorku.ca>. Applications should include a cover letter, complete CV, and contacts for 2-3 referees.
Applications will be considered until January 15, 2020, or until the position(s) are 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, primate neurobiology, MRI, TMS, VR, and robotics, with frequent vision/neuroscience seminars and an in-house international conference.
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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