1 Postdoctoral and 1 PhD student positions are available to study the perceptual, cognitive and physiological effects of fixational eye movements. The experiments will directly follow from the line of research featured as the Cover Story of Scientific American in August 2007. See lab’s website for other examples of recent publications on this topic. The planned experiments will combine eye-movement tracking with psychophysics and/or single-neuron recordings.

Previous electrophysiology experience is not required. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in psychophysics and/or computational modeling and/or quantitative analyses and/or single-neuron recordings and/or functional imaging. Programming experience with Matlab or C is very desirable.
The Barrow Neurological Institute is a TOP 10 rated clinical neuroscience institute (US News and World Report), and is located in central Phoenix, the 5th largest city in the US. Besides offering all the amenities and cultural opportunities of a large metropolitan area, Phoenix is also a hiker’s paradise surrounded by the beautiful Sonoran Desert, home of many historic landmarks and the most striking natural attractions in the Southwest.
A generous benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, and retirement (with a value equal to 24.7% of the salary). EOE.
Please send CV and letters of reference to:
Dr. Susana Martinez-Conde
smart _at_ neuralcorrelate.com

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