The Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas seeks to fill a Postdoctoral Research Associate position in Auditory Neurosciences with a productive and innovative investigator whose research interests address auditory neuroscience, perception & consciousness, electrophysiology, invasive and non-invasive neuromodulation. We are combining cognitive measures, neurophysiological measures, structural MRI, (resting state) functional MRI, DTI and DKI. The postdoctoral position is available to conduct research concerning tinnitus, hyperacusis, congenital deafness... Ongoing projects include the assessment of functional changes in the brain in patients with simple or complex auditory phantom percepts, how do we come to an auditory percept.... The incumbent will have the opportunity to assist and collaborate with ongoing projects and be involved in a clinical trial on invasive neuromodulation for the treatment of tinnitus.
Ph.D in a related field.
Preferred Education and Experience:
The appointment is for one year and can be extended for two more years. The specific start date is negotiable. Preference will be given to those candidates whose research interfaces with existing research projects or that cross disciplinary lines. The training program is designed as a 2-3 year experience that includes interdisciplinary team meetings, lab presentations, attendance at talks, journal article discussions, and training in cognitive and neuroimaging research. The successful applicant should have a PhD degree and research experience relevant to the research.
Salary and benefits are competitive. The School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences engages postdoctoral fellows to engage in extramural research in support of existing research programs and to assist in mentoring promising graduate students at all levels of expertise. Successful candidates may also engage in independent research projects.
Curriculum vitae, a letter of application with a summary of research history, research interests and descriptions of educational background and teaching experience, and at least three letters of reference should be submitted via the ONLINEAPPLICATIONFORM available below.
1) The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (M/F/D/V).
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The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some... of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared to succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.