The candidate will perform acute and chronic multi-electrode recordings of single-unit activity as well as scalp EEG recordings. Possibility of participating in the development of wireless single-unit recording technology. The candidate will work in a team with expert neurophysiologists. Thus, prior experience in monkey neurophysiology is not key for this position. The candidate should be skilled in data analysis and signal processing and possess excellent scientific writing skills in English. She/he should hold (or be about to receive) a Ph.D in biomedical engineering, physics or a related discipline like bioinformatics, signal processing, neurophysiology or computer science. Highly skilled neurophysiologist/neuropsychologists (expert in data processing) will be also considered.
Proficiency with computer programming is required (especially with Matlab and LabView). This is a two-year appointment with a possibility of extending for up to five years. This project also requires interacting with people form other three labs that participate within the current P01 NIH grant proposal: Nathan Fox (University of Maryland, UMD), Helen Tager-Flusberg (Boston University), Amanda Woodward (University of Chicago). Yearly meetings at UMD are supported by the grant. Possibility to attend 1 international conference/year will also be supported. Net salary will be $US dollars 37.000 (approximately 33.500 euros/year). Position will start from April 2017 (negotiable).