Baylor University
October 8, 2019
Waco, TX
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Michael Scullin
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The Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Lab at Baylor University (PI, Michael Scullin, PhD) is interested in hiring a Post-Doctoral fellow to work on a National Science Foundation grant (link to abstract) that focuses on the interplay between sleep, creativity, learning and memory, and brain structure and function. Sleep lab facilities include a light-, sound-, and temperature-controlled environment with three bedrooms, each equipped with Grass Comet XL polysomnographic systems. The lab also includes 60 actiwatches and 7 computer testing stations. MRI scanning will be performed on a new Philips 3T Ingenia Omega, in collaboration with Steven Nelson, PhD at the VISN 17 Center of Excellence, and include both task-based and functional connectivity MRI. Applicants with a background in cognitive neuroscience are highly encouraged to apply. Previous experience conducting MRI protocols, analyzing both structural and functional MRI data using a combination of neuroimaging software and Matlab in a Linux/UNIX environment is preferred. The position guarantees 3 years of funding, with a starting salary of $47,500, beginning June 1, 2020.

Review of applicants will begin on November 1, 2019 and will continue on a rolling basis. If interested, email your CV and a cover letter that describes your interest in the position to [email protected].

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