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Postdoc Fellow- NL3 Lab

Looking for highly motivated Postdoc Fellow for a newly funded NIH project

The Neuroimaging for Language, Literacy and Learning (NL3) Lab (https://www.thewanglab.com) invite applications for Ph.D. Student and Postdoc Fellow. The NL3 Lab led by Wang aims to use neuroimaging techniques to understand cognitive processes (Language, Literacy, and Learning) in the brain. We are located at the Center for Brain, Biology, and Behavior (CB3) of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). UNL was  founded on February 15, 1869, and has been recognized by the Legislature as the primary research and doctoral degree-granting institution in the state for fields outside the health professions. CB3 (https://cb3.unl.edu) is housed within 30,000 square feet of dedicated space in Memorial Stadium, constructed in collaboration with Nebraska Athletics. CB3 is also close to the Holland Computing Center, home to the fastest supercomputing resources in the state. The facility’s centerpiece is a Siemens 3 Tesla Skyra scanner equipped with an MR-compatible 256-electrode high-density EEG system and an eye tracker. The center also features a salivary bioscience core facility, as well as several specialized laboratories, including NIRS, highdensity EEG/ERP, eye tracking, psychophysiology, and genetics. There are currently 20 CB3 resident faculty
and 35 additional CB3 affiliated faculty from across the UNL Colleges of Arts and Sciences,  Education and Human Sciences, Engineering, Journalism and Mass Communications, and Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, and from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Omaha campuses.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Qualifications for Postdoc Fellow: A Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience, or related field is  required. The successful candidate must have expertise in fNIRS data processing and analysis techniques and have passion in advancing cutting-edge technologies and algorithms used to complex fNIRS and BCI data. Expertise in techniques of functional MRI/MRI/DWI is not required but is highly desirable. The salary is based  on experience and will be highly competitive. Your appointment of duties will be 100% research activities, including collection of fNIRS and BCI data, optimization of fNIRS data collection, and creation of fNIRS data analysis pipelines. You will be able to mentor students and collaborators as you develop your expertise in fNIRS and BCI.

How to apply: To be considered for this position, please email your most recent version of CV and one representative publication to yingying.wang@unl.edu. Please combine all required documents in one PDF file. Addition materials related to research are optional. Reference letters will be requested later in the process. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Wang at yingying.wang@unl.edu or 402-472-0106.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/noticenondiscrimination.

Postdoctoral Researcher- NeuroCognitive Translation Lab

The NeuroCognitive Translation lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (PI: N.A. Hubbard, Ph.D. (https://psychology.unl.edu/nct-lab) invites applications for a full-time Postdoctoral Researcher in Translational Neuroscience. We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher to oversee data collection (~20% time), analyze brain imaging and behavior data (~30% time), and author manuscripts and grants (~50% time) based on ongoing projects pertaining to the prediction of psychiatric and behavioral health outcomes. Funding is available for up to two years, with availability for a third year dependent upon progress.

The NeuroCognitive Translation Lab applies expertise from behavioral, brain imaging (e.g., fMRI, DTI, fNIRS), and computational (e.g., machine learning, network analysis, pattern analyses) techniques to answer two research questions: (1) What can our neural and psychological signatures tell us about our mental abilities, and (2) How can we better measure and interpret these signatures for predicting human health outcomes?

The lab is housed in the Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (https://cb3.unl.edu/), which has a state-of-the-art Brain Imaging Center and a 3T MRI scanner dedicated for research. Beyond having access to the scanner, the postdoctoral researcher will also have access to EEG/ERP, virtual reality, mobile psychophysiology, eye-tracking (many of which can be measured both in and out of the MRI scanner), as well as several other cutting-edge techniques

Minimum-

  1. Ph.D. and relevant research experience in cognitive neuroscience or related fields (e.g., computer science, engineering and physics).
  2. Excellent written skills, including evidence of successful manuscript writing (first-author publications) and publication productivity.
  3. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and oral communication skills.

Preferred-

  1. Expertise in neuroimaging software (e.g., FSL, AFNI, FreeSurfer).
  2. Strong mathematical and programming skills using Linux, Matlab, R, Python, etc. A strong background in machine-learning is highly desirable.

Internal Number: F_190179


Postdoctoral Researcher (Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Lab)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research Specialist (Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Lab)