A postdoctoral position is available to investigate the neurophysiology of binocular integration in primate thalamus and neocortex at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.
-a PhD in psychology, neuroscience, biomedical engineering or a related field
-strong publication record, preferably in a field of vision science
-extensive experience in neurophysiology
-strong quantitative skills, including time series analysis and statistics
-excellent programming skills in Matlab and other languages
Prior experience with behaving primates is preferred. The work is challenging and team oriented, so a good sense of humor and strong interpersonal skills are a plus. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work on research combining psychophysics, multi-array electrophysiology, and fMRI in primates. Start date is negotiable. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience based on the NIH postdoctoral scale.
Applicants should send a cover letter outlining qualifications and research interests, a CV and the names and contact information of three references to Alex Maier (firstname.lastname@example.org). Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.