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Memory and Motor Control

Postdoctoral research positions. Deadline: April 1, 2016

The Higher School of Economics, Russia invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of cognitive neuroscience:
Participants are encouraged to pursue their own research in parallel with working at the Centre for Cognition and Decision Making (CDM) by carrying on research projects in two broad areas: Memory and Motor Control.

The job involves:
-  working under the direct supervision of Prof. Matteo Feurra
- Motor Learning and Motor Control research (e.g. action observation, motor imagery, grasping action processes and cortical motor mapping, sensory-motor integration in cognitive functions)
- Research on neurocognitive structure of human memory and executive control with a focus on working and long-term memory processes (e.g. recognition memory processes, episodic memory short term memory).
-  Research on genetic influence on cortical plasticity
- Writing research papers for international peer-reviewed journals in co-authorship with the members of the Lab
- Some teaching as well as public presentations of candidate’s own research are also encouraged
- Participation in organization of the events and other contribution to the Lab’s development
The Lab offers access to Multichannel EEG system (128-channel EEG BRAINAMP DC), eye-tracking (Eye-tracker SMI RED), 2 TMS Magventure (MagPro X100) with neuronavigation, two Transcranial Electrical Stimulation systems by Enobio Starstim and by EMS Brainstim and access to MEG (http://psy.hse.ru/en/res-center).

- a PhD from an international research university in such fields as: neuroscience, psychology, economics or applied mathematics
- a background in TMS and/or tDCS and/or fMRI and/or MEG/and/or multi-channel EEG/MEG/ recordings and data analysis
- ability to work in a team,
- fluent English
- relevant experience is an asset although not required
- high motivation to conduct high-quality research publishable in quality international peer-reviewed journals.

General conditions for Post-Doctoral Research positions can be found here . Appointments will be normally made for one year.

CV, research statement and two letters of recommendation should be submitted directly via online application form by April 1, 2016. Please note that direct applications to the hiring laboratory may not be reviewed.

The HSE is a young, dynamic, fast-growing Russian research university providing unique research opportunities (http://hse.ru/enhttp://soc.hse.ru/en/,http://linis.hse.ru/) .

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