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Analytical and Functional BiophotonicsPosted by: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Posted date: 2020-Mar-03
The Section on Analytical and Functional Biophotonics at the National Institutes of Child Health and Human development led by Amir Gandjbakhche (https://science.nichd.nih.gov/confluence/display/safb/Home) is searching for a postdoctoral fellow to work on multiple projects on the cognitive neuroscience domain. The lab maintains close collaborations with intramural researchers within the National Institutes of Health, namely Dr. Audrey Thurm at the National Institute of Mental Health, and with extramural collaborators, such as Dr. Nathan Fox at the Child Development Lab, University of Maryland.
The postdoctoral scholar will have the opportunity to work on projects including the neural basis of the human mirroring system in typically developing infants and infants at risk for neurodevelopmental disorder, Williams Syndrome, among others. Methods used in the lab include fNIRS, EEG, behavioral testing and questionnaires. Candidates will primarily be responsible for collecting and analyzing EEG and fNIRS data, overseeing a team of postbaccalaureate research assistants, and writing scientific papers and presentations. Candidates with a strong background in EEG and/or fNIRS in developmental populations will be most suited for the job. The candidate should be able to work independently and in a team environment.Qualifications:
Preference will be given to those with:
The position start date is Spring/Summer 2020. Interested candidates should submit a CV, letter of research interest, and the names and contact information for three references to Amir Gandjbakhche ( gandjbaamail.nih.gov) and Helga Miguel (helga.miguelnih.gov).
This post will be available until June 3, 2020.
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