Post-Doctoral Associate in Cognitive Neuroscience – Dr. Kartik Sreenivasan Laboratory


  • Company:
    NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    6 days ago
  • Category:
    General

The Sreenivasan Laboratory at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) is seeking applicants for Post-Doctoral Associate position to conduct behavioral, electrophysiological, and or modeling studies of working memory.

Research in the Sreenivasan Laboratory (http://nyuad.nyu.edu/sreenivasan-lab) focuses on the neurobiological mechanisms that constrain working memory ability. Projects involve collaborations with Psychology and Biology faculty at NYUAD as well as Psychology faculty at NYU New York. The neuroimaging facilities at NYUAD include a new 3T Prisma MRI, MEG, EEG, and eye tracking. In addition to supporting the research of the principal investigator, successful candidates will be encouraged to develop independent research projects as part of training for an independent research career.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuroscience, or a related field and require a strong background in functional MRI and/or electrophysiology. They should possess strong computational skills and have experience with MATLAB, Python, or equivalent programming languages and will have a strong publication record in the field of working memory.

Applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with full publication list, statement of research interests, three representative publications, and three letters of reference, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email kartik.sreenivasan@nyu.edu.

The anticipated appointment starting date is September 1, 2018, with funding guaranteed for a term of two years and opportunity for renewal of the position for additional years following performance evaluation. The terms of employment include highly competitive salary, housing allowance, and other benefits.

About NYUAD:

NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.

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UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.