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Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Brain Networks and Neurophysiology Lab (NetPhys), Halifax, Canada 

Applications are invited for a fully funded position at the rank of postdoctoral fellow to join the Brain Networks and Neurophysiology (NetPhys) Lab. Salary will be commensurate with experience.  Starting date is as early as September 2018 (negotiable).

The core focus of this project is to study the mechanisms of bias in conceptual learning in a patient population. Neuroimaging and cognitive data will be collected in people with chronic pain and will be used towards developing neuropsychiatric biomarkers of treatment outcomes.

This is a unique opportunity to contribute towards new models of brain function and to build transferable skills such as use of multimodal brain imaging, machine learning, dynamic connectivity and graph theory based network analysis In predictive analytics.

  1. Statistical, computational and signal processing skills are required for this research: ability to write code and/or to modify existing analysis code. Expertise in computational modelling will be a huge plus.
  2. Skills for interacting with human subjects and data collection.
  3. Strong writing capability with evidence in the form of a publication.

Submit a cover letter and current CV (including a list of scholarly publications), along with the names and contact information for three referees asap to Javeria.Hashmi@dal.ca

 

Research Assistant position in a neuroimaging lab.

We are looking for a Research Assistant to join our lab on a full-time basis. The salary will be commensurate with experience.

Job description:

  • Subject scheduling
  • Data collection
  • Data analysis
  • Ethics and documentation related to grants and studies

Requirements:

The successful candidate will be well organized, a strong team player, a solid work ethic and will be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.  Experience related to the job description will be preferred.

Contact Javeria.hashmi@dal.ca asap. Send a CV and names of three references.

About Us:

The successful candidate will become a member of Brain Networks and Neurophysiology lab in Dalhousie University, Department of Anesthesia, Pain Management and Perioperative Medicine.  Our lab uses behavioral tests and brain imaging to study pain mechanisms and cognition in humans. We study people suffering with chronic pain. The lab is located in the Pain Management Unit and in BIOTIC in NSHA, Halifax.