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postdoctoral opening in Music and Neuroimaging

Title: postdoctoral opening in Music and Neuroimaging

The Music and Neuroimaging Lab at BIDMC/Harvard Medical School has a new postdoctoral position in auditory-motor neuroscience.

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Gottfried Schlaug, MD, PhD and Psyche Loui, PhD.  We are looking for a postdoctoral fellow for a newly funded NIH project that deals with neural correlates of tone-deafness, auditory-motor interactions, and models of vocal and non-vocal communication in adults and children. The position offers up to 2 years (renewable) of training and research opportunities using cutting-edge methodological approaches including (f)MRI, DWI/DTI, psychophysics, non-invasive brain stimulation techniques (tDCS), possibly EEG/ERP, and combinations of the above techniques.

Desirable qualifications include: (1) excellent academic training in the area of auditory perception and/or speech-motor neuroscience and neuroscience and/or cognitive psychology more broadly; (2) experience with neuroscience methods, such as those listed above; (3) computing and programming skills; (4) quantitative and/or statistical expertise; (5) skills and independence in scientific writing; and (6) experience in behavioral testing of children is a plus. Applicants should send a CV, statement of research interests and skills, preprints if available, and a list of personal references that we may contact.  Position will remain open until filled. Contact Information: Gottfried Schlaug, MD, PhD or Psyche Loui, PhD, Dept. of Neurology, BIDMC/Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue (Palmer 127), Boston, MA; e-mails: gschlaug@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx or ploui@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Psyche Loui, PhD
Instructor in Neurology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Harvard Medical School
330 Brookline Ave, Palmer 127
Boston, MA 02215 USA
Tel: 1(617)632-8949
Fax: 1(617)632-8920