Postdoc Position in the Laboratory of Steve Luck, UC-Davis Center, USA

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Postdoc Position in the Laboratory of Steve Luck, UC-Davis Center, USA

Postdoc Position in the Laboratory of Steve Luck, UC-Davis Center, USA

Designation/Position-  Postdoc Position

The laboratory of Steve Luck, UC-Davis Center, USA invites application for Postdoc Position from eligible and interested candidates

About-  Davis is a vibrant college town in Northern California, located approximately 20 minutes from Sacramento, 75 minutes from San Francisco, 45 minutes from Napa, and 2 hours from Lake Tahoe.  The Center for Mind & Brain is an interdisciplinary and collaborative research center devoted to cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience, located in a beautiful building with state-of-the-art laboratories. Our lab is also a part of the Visual Cognition Research Group, providing opportunities for collaboration with several related laboratories. Postdoc Position

Research group invite applications for a postdoc position in the laboratory of Steve Luck at the UC-Davis Center for Mind & Brain.  Both U.S. and international applicants are welcome. Multiple years of funding are possible. Our lab places significant emphasis on postdoctoral training, and we have an excellent track record of placing our postdocs in faculty and industry positions.

Research/Job Area-  Neuroscience

Location- Laboratory of Steve Luck, UC-Davis Center, USA

Eligibility/Qualification–

Research group is seeking an individual with an excellent background in the theories and methods of visual cognition and/or cognitive neuroscience.  

Experience with ERPs and eye tracking is desirable but not required; this will be an ideal position for someone who is interested in learning these methods or someone who already has substantial experience but wants to become a world-class expert.  

Good quantitative and coding skills are essential.  

A PhD or equivalent degree is required prior to beginning the position.

Job/Position Description-  The research will focus on basic mechanisms of visual attention and visual working memory, using a combination of ERPs, psychophysics, eye tracking, and possibly fMRI.  Current research makes extensive use of applying multivariate analysis methods (e.g., machine learning, representational similarity analysis) to ERP data.

Salary will depend on experience, with a minimum set by the University of California postdoc salary scale (which is higher than NIH scale).

Research group is aiming for a start date between June 1, 2019 and September 30, 2019.

How to Apply-  To apply, send a cover letter describing your background and interests, a CV, and at least one letter of recommendation to Aaron Simmons (lucklab.manager@gmail.com).  

Last Date for Apply– The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified.

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