[visionlist] Post-Doc or Research Associate Position in Visuomotor Neuroscience

This Ad has been revised to accommodate more senior trainees:
Post-Doctoral Fellowship or Research
Associate Position in Visuomotor Neuroscience

Available immediately in Doug Crawford’s
Visuomotor Neuroscience lab, York University, Toronto, Canada http://ift.tt/2rkPM0x.
Candidates are invited to apply for a post-doc position involving
1) cortical recordings in non-human primates engaged in
head-unrestrained reaching, and/or 2) functional imaging / TMS
studies of visually-guided reaching in humans. Key research topics
include visual-motor integration, visual working memory, spatial
transformations, and multi-joint coordination. The position is
available until at least September 2018, with opportunity to renew
(pending expected project grant renewal).

Post-Doctoral Candidates should have received a
PhD in a Neuroscience-related topic within 3 years of the start
date. The Successful Post-Doc will be provided with a salary of
$50,000/yr, with some benefits, Qualified post-docs will also be
eligible to apply in the first available round for our in-house
Fellowship Program:  http://ift.tt/2qBafAU

More senior trainees may be hired as ‘Research
Associates’, or may transition from PDF to RA status as required.
Salary and Benefits based on level of experience.

Candidates should have a good knowledge of
vision, cognitive neuroscience, and sensorimotor control.
Experience with primate electrophysiology, behavioral recordings,
and/or human neuroimaging is desirable, as well as strengths in
programming and computational neuroscience. Interested applicants
should send inquiries and/or applications to jdc@yorku.ca.
Applications should include a cover letter, complete CV, and
contacts for 2-3 referees. The position will remain open until
filled.

York is home to Canada’s largest Centre for
Vision Research http://ift.tt/2rkWCDk
and a prestigious new federally funded program; Vision: Science to
Applications http://ift.tt/2sayXFA.
We have extensive resources for computation, visual psychophysics,
motion kinematics, 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. 

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