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Job Openings in the CNL

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Post-Doctoral Fellow

Application Date: 08/01/2021 - 04/01/2022

The Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory (CNL) directed by Dr. John Foxe and co-directed by Dr. Ed Freedman is hiring post-doctoral fellows specializing in the human and/or murine neurophysiology. The CNL at Rochester is a large lab with a wide-ranging program of research including, but not limited to mouse models of neurodevelopmental disorders, human electrocorticography, stationary and mobile human electroencephalography, and both structural and functional MRI. In addition to basic neurophysiology, current and future projects will involve the study of processing impairments associated with such diseases as schizophrenia, autism, Rett Syndrome,  Alzheimer's disease and other neurologic disorders and diseases.

We are looking for candidates with experience in neuroimaging and proficiency in programming, especially MATLAB. Most importantly, we are looking for individuals who are adaptable and skilled in collaboration.  Applicants from related fields within neuroscience, computer science, cognitive science, and engineering are encouraged to apply.

The University of Rochester offers a diverse and welcoming research environment with opportunities for training across the medical and undergraduate campuses.  

Interested applicants should e-mail Dr. Foxe​ or Dr. Freedman​ a CV, the contact information for three references, and a cover letter describing what you’ve done in the past and what you’d like to do with us in the future.

Human Subject Research Coordinator- ABCD

The Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory (CNL) is one of 21 sites across the country collecting data for the Adolescent Brain and Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study – the largest long-term study of adolescent brain development ever!

We are seeking a talented Research Assistant to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will provide essential research support and study coordination in the lab, with a wide range of duties including: contacting, scheduling, and consenting participants for study visits, working with children and their families to collect data during visits, administering neurocognitive and psychological assessments, coordinating biological sample collection, running MRI scans, data management and more.

We are looking for candidates with experience in neuroscience or psychology, especially those with a background working with children and adolescents. A Bachelor’s degree is required and 1 year of experience in human subject research is preferred. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal communication skills, be highly organized and detail oriented, and be able to work both independently as well as part of a team.

Interested applicants should e-mail the CNL directors - Dr. Foxe and Dr. Freedman - their CV, contact information for three references, and a brief cover letter describing your experience and interest in the position.