Faculty of Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering
To increase the number of women of the scientifc staff with professorship at TU Graz a position of a University Asssistent (PostDoc) with Tenure Track for women is offered at the Faculty of Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering. This position is for the time beeing set to a limit of 6 years - with the possiblity of an qualification agreement. 40 hours/week, starting March 1st, 2016 at the Institute of Neural Engineering.
Terms of Admission: The successful candidate should have a PhD in psychology, cognitive neuroscience or related fields, very good English (written/spoken) skillsa and a good number of publications in excellent scientific journals and conferences in the area of cognitive neuroscience or biosignal processing with application in brain-computer interface research.
Desired Qualifications: Excellent knowledge in cognitive neuroscience focusing on visual and motor information processing and Brain-Computer Interfacing or Neuro-Information Systems research is expected. Demonstrable experience (application and analysis) with neuroscience methods like EEG, fMRI and fNIRS is required. Furthermore experience with eye-tracking and motion capture systems and analysis of physiological data (e.g. heartrate, blodd preasure, ect.) is a plus. Basic neurophysiological knowledge and methodological and statistical expertise. Many years of experience in teaching and the supervision of students (Master/ Bacc). Research experience abroad. Experience in the application and co-management of international research projects. We are looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic and creative researchers with strong experimental and social skills.
Job grading: B 1 according collective contract for employees of Austrian universities; monthly renumeration € 3.928,80 gross (14× per annum).
Closing Date for Applications: January 7, 2016
A postdoctoral position, approximately two years in duration with possible extension, is open at the Neural Systems Lab in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Kentucky. The position involves research on imaging and modulation of sensorimotor rhythms and function in healthy individuals as well as patients with spinal cord injury.
Background, skills, and motivation in some or all of the following areas are desired:
• Programming in Matlab and/or LabVIEW for data acquisition and analysis.
• Standard data acquisition techniques with off-the-shelf hardware (e.g., NIDAQ).
• Background in signal processing, statistical modeling, and machine learning.
• Excellent communication and technical writing skills in English.
• Interest in neuroscience and neural engineering with academic career aspirations.
The position is open until filled; early applications will receive the most consideration. Motivated applicants from diverse backgrounds are welcome; qualifying women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Excellent opportunity for recent graduates looking for a foothold in neural engineering. For details, please respond by e-mail (subject line “NSL Postdoc”) with complete CV, list of three references, cover letter, and sample publications to:
PI: Sridhar Sunderam, Ph.D.
Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
University of Kentucky