Postdoc in Functional Neuroimaging @ Boston University


July 11th, 2019

The Ling Lab (http://sites.bu.edu/vision) at Boston University is seeking a postdoctoral researcher, with a flexible start date.

This position, funded by National Eye Institute, is part of a collaboration between Dr. Sam Ling (http://sites.bu.edu/vision) and Dr. Jan Brascamp (https://psychology.psy.msu.edu/brascamplab/). The position would involve using state of the art fMRI techniques to investigate the neural computations subserving early visual processing, and how they interact with processes such as attention and interocular suppression.  Research methods that are currently employed in the lab include fMRI, EEG, psychophysics, and computational modeling. The Ling Lab is part of Boston University’s Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences (www.bu.edu/psych), and is affiliated with the Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering, and the Center for Systems Neuroscience. The Brascamp Lab is part of Michigan State University’s Department of Psychology (https://psychology.msu.edu), and is affiliated with MSU’s Cognitive Science Program and Neuroscience Program.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in neuroscience, psychology or related fields, and should possesses a strong programming background.  Prior experience with neuroimaging or advanced psychophysical techniques is highly preferred. The position is available immediately and applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Application should include: a CV, a brief statement of research interests, the expected date of availability, and the names and contact information for three referees. For more information about this position, contact Dr. Sam Ling at samling@bu.edu.