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The Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Learning and Cognition / Educational Psychology Track of the Psychological Foundations Program. We seek an individual with a focus on any area of cognition and learning relevant to education. Ideally, his or her research program will include an educational technology component, such as the development of new learning technologies or the utilization of emerging technologies to better support student learning. Applicants must have earned a doctorate in cognitive psychology, cognitive science, educational psychology, or a related field. Candidates must be committed to building a strong publication record, establishing an externally supported program of research, and teaching and advising primarily at the graduate level. The search committee will begin its review of applications on November 15, 2018 and will remain open until filled. To see the full position description and application process, please visit https://employment.umn.edu and search for Requisition Number: 326838.
Bilingual Literacy Project at the University of Michigan, Director Prof. Ioulia Koveman, is looking for prospective graduate students to participate in research on bilingual language and literacy acquisition. Our primary focus is on reading acquisition in Chinese-English and Spanish-English speaking children grades k-4, longitudinally, investigating phonological awareness, morphological awareness, cross-linguistic transfer, brain development, and bilingual dyslexia. The studies employ fNIRS and other types of neuroimaging.
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, education, linguistics, neuroscience, and related disciplines are welcome.
Depending on the candidate's specific interests, graduate students may be admitted through one of the following programs:
CPEP and Developmental Psychology programs at the University of Michigan rank among top 5 graduate programs in the US and offer outstanding training in developmental psychology, education, and cognitive neuroscience
For more information about our research group visit https://sites.lsa.umich.edu/kovelman-lab/.
Prof. Kovelman can be reached at Kovelman@umich.edu
The Educational Psychology Program at the University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to expand its Educational Neuroscience PhD Concentration. We seek a junior scientist with an interdisciplinary background whose research focuses on understanding neural mechanisms of learning and cognition, and educational implications of neuroscience research in one or more relevant domains (e.g., math learning & numerical cognition, science education, reading & literacy, motivation & affect, human development, learning technologies, cognitive and behavioral disorders). The ideal candidate can integrate developmental, neural, evolutionary and cognitive approaches to construct multi-level theories of learning and cognition, and can conduct experimental and learning design studies to validate these theories.
The educational neuroscience initiative at the University of Alabama involves an Educational Neuroscience PhD Concentration (http://edneuro.ua.edu), under the Educational Psychology Program. Currently, we have several active labs engaged in educational neuroscience research (e.g., numerical cognition, moral decision making, autism, language processing and bilingualism, and counseling practice). These labs bring together researchers from a wide range of disciplines. Our labs are equipped with state of the art traditional and mobile EEG, fNIRS, tDCS, eye-tracking and virtual reality systems. We also have access to a nearby fMRI facility. The University of Alabama has an active community of researchers conducting a wide array of brain, learning and cognition research. The university supports and encourages interdisciplinary research and collaboration both within the campus and across other institutions.
Further information about the program and college is accessible at www.education.ua.edu and through contacting the search committee co-chairs, Dr. Firat Soylu (email@example.com) or Dr. Steve Thoma, (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Start Date: August 16, 2019
Application Deadline: The review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Application Process: Please apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. A letter of application, vita, names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references, unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework, and up to three samples of professional writing are required to complete the online application process. Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.
Prior to hiring, the final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit “official” transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework.
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Dr. Gavin Price invites applications for one to two open PhD positions in the Numerical Brain Lab at Vanderbilt University, to begin Fall 2019. Women and members of minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply.
Our research is focuses on neural and cognitive mechanisms of numerical cognition and projects will include a longitudinal neuroimaging study investigating the development of symbolic and nonsymbolic brain networks in children with developmental dyscalculia. More details about our ongoing research programs can be found at www.numericalbrainlab.com, or by emailing Gavin Price at email@example.com
Depending on candidate specific interests, graduate students may be admitted through one of the following programs:
Top candidates should have:
Position: Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology – Educational Neuroscience (Tenure Track)
The educational neuroscience initiative at the University of Alabama involves an Educational Neuroscience PhD Concentration (http://edneuro.ua.edu), under the Educational Psychology Program. Currently we have several active labs engaged in educational neuroscience research (e.g., numerical cognition, moral decision making, autism, language processing and bilingualism, and counseling practice). These labs bring together researchers from a wide range of disciplines. Our labs are equipped with state of the art traditional and mobile EEG, fNIRS, tDCS, eye-tracking and virtual reality systems. We also have access to a nearby fMRI facility. The University of Alabama has an active community of researchers conducting a wide array of brain, learning and cognition research. The university supports and encourages interdisciplinary research and collaboration both within the campus and across other institutions.
Application Process: Please apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/43888 A letter of application, vita, names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references, unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework, and up to three samples of professional writing are required to complete the online application process. Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.
Stanford University has an opening for a talented individual with strong computational and programming skills. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary research team (http://scsnl.stanford.edu) on a wide range of studies of human brain function and dysfunction. The successful candidate will assist lab members with neuroimaging and behavioral data analysis, data organization, and management. We are seeking talented and enthusiastic candidates with a strong background in biomedical engineering, computer science, physics, mathematics, statistics, computational neuroscience, quantitative psychology, or related subjects. Stanford offers a highly competitive salary with excellent health and retirement benefits. Please email a CV, a statement of research interests and career goals, and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Scientific Data Analyst and Programmer responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
We are seeking two postdoctoral scholars. The postdocs will manage and execute large-scale neuroimaging projects investigating the neurobiological mechanisms underlying: (1) language, literacy and cognition in generally healthy young adults using multimodal neuroimaging techniques such as MRI, MRS and TMS (“Perturbation Postdoc”); and (2) intergenerational transmission of language and literacy in parent-offspring dyads using MRI techniques (“Intergenerational Postdoc”). In addition, the successful candidates will have the opportunity to be involved in other federally and non-federally funded-research projects in the laboratories, gain experience in grant and manuscript writing and large-scale project management, outreach and community engagement projects, and access to a wealth of archival developmental and longitudinal neuroimaging data on language and literacy.
Postdoctoral scholars from the lab have gone onto a range of research faculty and imaging director positions at institutions such as Stanford, Caltech, Boston College, and University of Texas.
We are seeking full-time research assistants to run laboratory operations and manage research projects. The position would be situated at the UConn Storrs campus within the Department of Psychological Sciences. This is an excellent opportunity for those who are enthusiastic about learning new research skills, being involved in rapidly growing laboratories, and those considering going to graduate school.
Research assistants from our lab have gone onto a range of graduate schools and programs at institutions such as Stanford University, Harvard University, Columbia University and University of California Berkeley.
UCONN invites applications for the position of Technical Support Consultant (Computer Technical Support Consultant 2, UCP VII) at Brain Imaging Research Center (BIRC). This is a full-time, non-tenure track, renewable position with a yearly contract. UConn recently opened the 3,200 square foot neuroimaging center, dedicated to cognitive neuroscience research. The IT staff will support the computing infrastructure needs of BIRC’s day-to-day operations, by providing computing and information technology support services internally and to the BIRC community.
The IT staff will:
Maintain and instantiate Linux-based virtual machines on a Windows server
Deploy, secure, and administer web servers, databases, and other services in a Linux environment
Liaise with the UCONN Information Technology office, design IT infrastructure within UCONN guidelines to address project needs, implement security and patch policies, configure network interfaces and software firewalls, and ensure compliance with policies
Maintain data storage and backup systems (Linux, RAID)
Maintain desktop computing systems (MacOS and Windows)
Install software with complex dependency structures and maintain co-existing software versions
Oversee the maintenance and troubleshooting of peripheral computing devices and electronics (response boxes, A/D converters, physiological recording equipment, eye tracker, etc.). Ensure computers and electronics are in proper working order; troubleshoot problems with equipment, coordinating with vendors for repairs/maintenance as necessary
Provide end user support (training, consultation, and troubleshooting) on BIRC’s computing equipment.
Maintain careful records of all work performed.
Write user documentation
B.A. or B.S. in Computer Science or related field, and three years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education/training
Significant Linux sysadmin experience and/or certification
Knowledge of Windows server administration
Proficiency with MS Windows, MS Office, MacOS
Knowledge of SQL, PHP, Python, bash, tcsh, and/or similar languages
Strong IT skills relevant to the processing, storage, and sharing of large datasets
Demonstrated ability to problem-solve and trouble-shoot under stressful conditions
Ability to work with people, handle technical problems, and develop complex plans
Ability to install and maintain hardware and software
Ability to quickly learn new software, systems
Ability to tolerate dust exposure
Ability to lift 50 pounds
Other Desirable Qualifications/Skills:
Experience with computer hardware repair
Experience with version control (e.g. Git) and/or software reproducibility systems (e.g. Docker)
Ability to help develop and/or customize scientific and high-performance computing pipelines
Experience with Matlab, R, or other scientific computing packages.
The appointment start-date is flexible with a preference for an earlier start-date. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The Department of Psychology in the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles is seeking applications for a tenure track position with the rank of Associate or Full Professor for the Keck Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience. The ideal candidate for this endowed professorship will have established expertise, an international reputation, and demonstrated leadership in their field of research, as well as a willingness to work collaboratively both within the department and across disciplines. The candidate should have a scholarly record appropriate to an endowed chair, and should be able to bring vision, leadership and enthusiasm to the department and contribute to the excellence and diversity of our academic community through research, teaching/service. Areas of specialization include, but are not limited to, perception, social and affective neuroscience, learning and memory, language, reasoning and decision neuroscience, machine learning and computational models cognition, approached through advanced methods, such as, for example, neuroimaging analyses focused on connectivity and representation. The department is interested in building a culturally diverse intellectual community; we strongly encourage applications from all underrepresented groups.
Please follow this link for more information about this position, and to submit an application: https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/keck-chair-in-cognitive-neuroscience/1209/6751116
For questions related to the search, please contact Antonio Damasio (email@example.com). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.