The successful applicant will primarily work on a project focused on determining effects of sex hormones on sleep-dependent memory in women across the lifespan (MPIs Fiona Baker, SRI and Sara Mednick, UCI). The project aims at understanding the potential protective role of sleep against cognitive decline, particularly in women.
The successful applicant will be expected to complete all aspects of the project (data collection, reduction and analysis, data presentation, preparation of manuscripts for publication), and develop new research initiatives. Please send inquiries to [email protected]
About the SRI Human Sleep Research Lab
The Human Sleep Research Program works in tandem with the Neuroscience Program in the Center for Health Sciences, Bioscience Division at SRI International to conduct studies about sleep and the brain, using state of the art imaging and EEG equipment. Fiona C Baker, PhD is director of the program. The successful candidate will join an internationally renowned lab with a highly multi-disciplinary working environment
This postdoctoral fellow is full time and expected to last one year, renewable upon mutual agreement, for 3 years. We anticipate a start date of Summer 2019.
- PhD degree in neuroscience, psychology, or a related field
- Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
- Fluent in English (oral and written)
- Highly motivated, self-starter and independent, as well as team player
- Expertise in the fields of sleep and/or cognitive research is preferred