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Postdoctoral position at University of Illinois

A postdoctoral position is available in the Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience (ACN) laboratory directed by Dr. Fatima Husain at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The position is available for 1 year initially, with the possibility of being renewed for 2 more years. The postdoc will supervise fMRI studies investigating the neural bases of hearing loss and chronic tinnitus.  The prospective candidate should have a PhD in any of the following or related fields: psychology, communication disorders, cognitive neuroscience, computer science or engineering. Preference will be given to individuals with prior experience conducting MRI or fMRI studies and knowledge of image analysis software (e.g., Matlab, SPM, FSL, AFNI). The position starts 15 August 2010 and is open until filled. The ACNLab conducts behavioral, imaging and computational modeling studies investigating normal and disordered audition, speech and language. Apart from the Psychoacoustics suite in the ACNLab, the postdoc will have access to 3T Siemens Allegra  and Trio scanners housed at the Biomedical Imaging Center on campus. For further information and to apply, individuals should submit a CV, 3 letters of recommendation and a letter of research interests to Dr. Fatima Husain (husainf@xxxxxxxxxxxx). Visit http://acnlab.com for more information about our research.

Fatima Husain, Ph.D.
Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience Lab
Assistant Professor, Speech and Hearing Science and the Beckman Institute
University of Illinois