Job Announcement, July 2016: Postdoctoral Fellow
Haskins Laboratories, 300 George Street, Suite 900, New Haven CT 06511
Qualified individuals are invited to apply for a full-time Postdoctoral Fellow position in the Haskins Imaging Lab (http://www.haskins.yale.edu/hil/) at Haskins Laboratories. This position is supported by a new 5-year NIH grant on the cognitive neuroscience of language and reading development in children ages 6-12. Specifically, this project will use Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS) alongside fMRI, EEG, and behavioral techniques to understand typical and atypical language development. The successful candidate will report to Project Co-Investigators Dr. Kenneth Pugh and Dr. Fumiko Hoeft, work closely with Director of Neuroimaging Research Dr. Einar Mencl, and be responsible for coordination of multimodal imaging, data analysis, journal article reporting, and supervision of Research Associates.
The successful candidate will join a team of researchers investigating the neural bases of speech, language and reading using data from fMRI, ERP, fNIRS, ultrasound, EMG and behavioral data from typical individuals, and individuals with language disorders. This candidate will have the opportunity to work on several projects on this grant, and to collaborate with researchers at Haskins, University of Connecticut and Yale University.
• Ph.D. in Psychology, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, Communication Disorders, Linguistics, or related field
• Significant research in cognitive neuroscience of language
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Experience with fMRI/sMRI, MRS, EEG data collection and analysis
• Experience with experimental presentation software such as E-Prime or PsychoPy
• Experience working with children
• Data analysis and manipulation skills (e.g., Matlab, R, Python)
The initial appointment will be for one year, renewable after the first year. Interested applicants should contact Tammy Ursini, Administrative Coordinator (ude.elay.sniksah|inisru#ude.elay.sniksah|inisru) with cover letter, resume, copy of (unofficial) transcripts, and the names of three potential references. Please note “Job Posting 5016”, in the subject line of your email. This position will remain open until filled, with an anticipated start date in fall 2016. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience.
Haskins Laboratories (www.haskins.yale.edu) is a private, non-profit research institute with a primary focus on speech, language, reading, and their biological basis. Haskins has long-standing, formal affiliations with the University of Connecticut and Yale University. Haskins Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer.