[visionlist] Post-doctoral researcher in cognitive neuroscience (FES/EEG

Post-doctoral researcher in cognitive neuroscience (FES/EEG)Combined functional electrical stimulation (FES) and electroencephalography (EEG) study of movement initiationStarting date: Fall 2017 or Spring 2018Duration: 1 year (renewable)The French Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM) invites applications for a post-doctoral or research engineer position in the Cognitive Neuroimaging Group, at the NeuroSpin Research Center near Paris, France, as part of the research team of Dr. Aaron Schurger. The Schurger lab focuses on understanding how decisions are made and actions initiated spontaneously, without an external sensory cue, and how time series of neural activity can be used to forecast behavior. We pursue this research using a combination of behavioral experiments, neuroimaging, computational modeling, time-series analyses, and machine learning techniques.We are looking for candidates who have prior experience with functional electrical stimulation (FES) and electroencephalography (EEG), although applicants with experience in only one or the other may also be considered. Experience with magnetoencephalography (MEG) is also desirable. Applicants should have a obtained a PhD in a relevant discipline prior to the starting date.Essential skills / background:FES and/or EEG (preferably both) computer programming (MatLab and/or Python)statisticssignal processingResources available at NeuroSpin include Siemens 3T and 7T MRI scanners; high-density EEG (EGI Inc.); Elekta NeuroMag 306-channel MEG (allowing for the simultaneous recording of EEG); eye tracking (available for MRI, MEG, and behavioral experiments); an in-house team of experts in signal processing and statistical learning; a dedicated staff handling subject recruitment, scheduling, and payment; various Nespresso devices; and proximity to Paris.Applicants should send a CV, letter of motivation (max 2 pages), and a list of three references via e-mail to schurgerlab@gmail.com. Review of applicants will begin on the 15th of May 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.The NeuroSpin Research Center is located on the campus of the CEA-Saclay, near Orsay, about 18 km southwest of Paris. For more information on the NeuroSpin Research Center and the Cognitive Neuroimaging Group:http://ift.tt/1Lwjeo5

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