[Comp-neuro] Postdoctoral position in model-based fMRI at Princeton
yael at Princeton.EDU
Wed Nov 12 05:47:34 CET 2008
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Join a growing research group led by Dr. Yael Niv in the new Princeton
Institute and the Department of Psychology at Princeton University.
Research in the lab
focuses on computational modeling of animal and human learning and
model-driven functional imaging experiments of decision making.
investigate the interaction between cortical representation learning
learning in the basal ganglia. We seek exceptionally talented
candidates with a strong
background in computational modeling and/or functional imaging, and a
keen interest in
normative models of behavior. This is a one-year position with the
possibility of renewal.
PhD in neuroscience, psychology, computer science, engineering,
neurobiology, physics or
related field. All applications should include a cover letter stating
research interests, a CV, one or two representative publications, and
of at least two references.
The ideal candidate will have a solid computational background
reinforcement learning, Bayesian models), will be proficient in
programming (Matlab or
equivalent) and will have robust experience with fMRI (event related
designs and model-
based analysis techniques).
To apply: Contact yael at princeton.edu or apply online to Requisition
Number: 0800698 at
http://jobs.princeton.edu. Princeton University is an equal
opportunity employer and
complies with applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations. For
information and how to self-identify, see http://www.princeton.edu/dof/ApplicantsInfo.htm
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