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POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW POSITION 

This fellowship encompasses the fields of cognitive neuroscience and computational modeling. There are two potential projects that the fellow can participate. The first involves the analysis of neuroimaging data (fMRI and EEG) to characterize nonlinearities in brain network dynamics and the relation to cognitive function. This work involves analysis of existing and newly acquired data. The second involves making use of TheVirtualBrain modeling platform to characterize the local and distributed brain dynamics as they change in the face of neurodegenerative disease. The final project will depend on the fellow’s skill and interest and the interaction with other lab staff. The fellowship offers ample opportunity for manuscript preparation and conference attendance in the field of cognitive neuroscience and collaborations both with the institute and with The Virtual Brain consortium.

The Rotman Research Institute (RRI) is a premier international centre for the study of human brain function. The primary research focus is on memory and the executive functions of the brain, both in normal aging and in the presence of diseases and conditions that affect the brain, such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia. This fellowship is supervised by Dr Randy McIntosh. Contact us for more information about this opportunity.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Planning and managing research projects

  • Data analysis

  • Grant writing and manuscript preparation

  • Dissemination of work at lectures and conferences

  • Supervision of graduate and summer students involved in projects

Qualifications include but are not limited to:

  • PhD, MD or equivalent degree with an emphasis on cognitive &/or computational neuroscience

  • Strong organizational and project management skills

  • Demonstrated experience with data processing

  • Demonstrated experience with coding (e.g., Python, Matlab, C)

 

Please apply directly:

TO: Dr. Randy McIntosh 

cc: tbrown@research.baycrest.org

with "Postdoc Opportunity - MCINTOSH" as your subject line

Please ensure that you include

(I) a Cover Letter and

(II) your updated CV
 

Applications will be accepted up until March 31, 2018.

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