An opening for a Research Fellow is available in the Clinical Brain Laboratory at the Division of Psychology, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. (http://psychology.hss.ntu.edu.sg/Pages/Home.aspx)
Research in the lab is focused on the neural basis of higher cognition in the cerebellum, healthy aging and dementia. Main research modalities in our lab include: neuropsychological assessments, cognitive tests, functional Magnetic Resonance (fMRI), diffusion MRI (DTI, HARDI, DSI) and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). The position will offer training in fMRI, dMRI and TMS. The candidate is expected to conduct research on the contributions of the cerebellum to working memory. However, he/she is also encouraged to develop own related research topic of interest. For more information about the lab please go to: http://portal.hss.ntu.edu.sg/annalab/
Opportunities will be available for collaborations with local institutions involved in neuroimaging research.
We welcome applicants with a doctorate (PhD) degree in various backgrounds such as: experimental psychology, biopsychology, cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, neurology, psychiatry, cognitive neuroscience, electrical engineering, medical engineering, computer science, and related fields. Fundamental knowledge in human cognition is essential. Candidates are expected to have good interpersonal skills and to have demonstrated record of excellent scientific writing skills.
Desirable qualification includes one or more of the followings:
- Experience with conducting behavioral experiments in neuropsychology or cognitive psychology.
- Experience with neuroimaging techniques (MRI/EEG/or TMS).
- Familiarity with image data analysis tools such as SPM, FSL, AFNI, and/or Matlab etc.
Please address questions or send Curriculum Vita, letter of application with research interests, and three references to [log in to unmask] Applications will be considered until position is filled. Starting date is negotiable, though it can begin as early as November 2011.
Contact information: S.H. Annabel Chen, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Psychology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, 14 Nanyang Drive, HSS-04-19, Singapore 637332, phone +65-6316-8836.