Beginning August 15th, a two-year position is available for a highly
motivated and talented postdoctoral fellow in the Department of
Psychology at the University of Arizona.
The goal of this research program is to study the neural processes
that support vision, perception and attention using functional
neuoimaging (including ultra high resolution and time resolved fMRI)
and behavioral (including eye-tracking) methods. Candidates will be
expected to support the research goals of the PI, but will also be
given the opportunity to develop more independent lines of research.
The candidate will be encouraged to take advantage of the highly
collaborative departmental environment. The Department of Psychology
is part of the School of Mind, Brain, and Behavior (MBB), and is a
member of the College of Science, in keeping with its strong
research-oriented approach and scientifically-derived knowledge base.
Its faculty and students interact and collaborate with those of other
MBB programs and departments—Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, and
Speech, Language and Hearing Science—as well as with other academic
units across campus. The fMRI facilities at the University of Arizona
includes a GE 3.0T Signa scanner that is fully available for research
use 5 days per week.
The University of Arizona is a premier (NSF ranking: # 16) public
research university located in Tucson, Arizona. The sun shines nearly
every day in Tucson, which is surrounded by four mountain ranges that
include the southernmost downhill ski resort in the USA. Tucson also
supports great opportunities for hiking and cycling, and is one of the
most bicycle friendly cities in the US.
Candidates must have a PhD in neuroscience or a related field and the
capacity to make a substantive intellectual contribution to the
research program. Candidates with previous neuroimaging experience and
strong programming skills will will be preferred. Of particular
interest are those candidates with experience using python-based
programs such as the Vision Egg and SciPy. For more information,
contact Dr. Paige Scalf ([log in to unmask]). Applications may be
submitted to job #47659 at http://www.uacareertrack.com.