Postdoctoral Scholar at Neuroscape

Mission Bay Campus
San Francisco, CA 94143
United States
Job Posted Date: 
February 7, 2023
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We are seeking a postdoctoral scholar to work on an NIA-funded project examining the effects of combined noninvasive brain stimulation (tACS) and digital meditation on neural activity and cognition in healthy older adults and those with mild cognitive impairment. This is a 2-year position with the possibility of extension pending availability of funding and job performance.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Data collection (MRI, EEG, behavioral, multi-modal physiology) from human participants
  • Data processing and analysis
  • Training and supervision of full-time study coordinators and undergraduate interns
  • Assisting with research protocols and compliance
  • Contributing to data dissemination (poster presentations, manuscript submissions)
Job Requirements: 

Minimum qualifications:

  • PhD in neuroscience, computer science, biomedical sciences, physics, imaging physics, or a neuroscience-related field with a strong focus on neuroimaging
  • experience collecting and analyzing functional MRI data using state of the art tools  
  • expertise in computer programming for neuroimaging data (Matlab, Python, etc)
  • proficiency in statistical software (e.g., R, SPSS)
  • a record of peer-reviewed publications, including those with fMRI data
  • excellent communication skills, keen attention to detail and strong organizational and problem-solving skills

Preferred qualifications:

  • experience working independently
  • demonstrated experience managing research assistants or other staff
  • experience collecting and analyzing EEG
  • experience with noninvasive brain stimulation techniques with humans
How to Apply: 

To apply, please send a cover letter describing your research interests and qualifications and you curriculum vitae to: [email protected]  and [email protected]

Note: we will request the names of references from applicants once an initial application phase is passed.

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