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post-doctoral position

Post-doctoral position: auditory cognition in nonhuman primates

A postdoctoral position is available to study the neural basis of auditory cognition in nonhuman primates.  The focus of the laboratory is on how our brains represent features of communication signals, especially higher-order features.  Our main technique is single-unit recording in awake animals performing behavioral tasks. Behavioral analyses and computational modeling also consitute an
important component of our work. Suitable backgrounds include vision, audition, oculomotor, or other areas of systems neuroscience.

Experience with electrophysiological recording and skills in quantitative analysis and programming are a plus.  The laboratory is housed in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology but has strong collaborations and ties with the Departments of Neuroscience, Bioengineering, and Psychology

Send CV and names of 2-3 references to Dr. Yale E. Cohen, Department of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery;University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine;3400 Spruce - 5 Ravdin;Philadelphia, PA 19104; ycohen (at) mail.med.upenn.edu.  If emailing, send plain text cover email in addition to any enclosures

Yale E. Cohen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
3400 Spruce - 5 Ravdin
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Office: B50 John Morgan Building

E-mail: ycohen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Phone: 215 898 7504	
FAX: 215 898 9994
URL: http://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty/index.php/g329/p6624208