27/03/2020

Research Collaborator in "Neural and behavioral correlates of cognitive fatigue and sleep need"

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Psychological sciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    13/04/2020 12:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Italy › Lucca
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Other

Profile: The IMT School for Advanced Studies in Lucca invites applications for a Research Collaborator with a background in neuroimaging applied to social and affective cognition, behavioral psychology, social psychology, and cognitive neuroscience. The ideal candidate should have significant research experience with the administration of behavioral testing and psychometric questionnaires, preferentially applied to the fields of sleep research and/or to the study of the behavioral and neural outcomes of meditation practices. The candidate should also have good experience with the collection and analysis of data collected through high-density electroencephalography (hd-EEG; 64-256 electrodes) and functional/structural magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Keywords: Cognitive Fatigue, Sleep, Electroencephalography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Psychological sciences: Master Degree or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Psychology or related fields, preferably acquired within the last 6 years; 
  • At least 3 years of research activity with experience on the analysis of electroencephalographic data and magnetic resonance imaging data;
  • Excellent knowledge of both written and spoken English.

Specific Requirements

  • A good track record of research experience and outcomes related to the field of this position;
  • Experience in administering neuropsychological and personological questionnaires and tests for assessing cognitive abilities and psychological traits in healthy individuals and clinical populations;
  • Experience with the recording and analysis of standard and high-density (64-256 electrodes) electroencephalographic data. In particular, the ideal candidate should have experience with the analysis of continuous data, collected during wakefulness and/or sleep, as well as with the analysis of event-related potentials (ERP). Experience with EGI-Philips hd-EEG systems is preferred;
  • Experience with the preprocessing and analysis of functional magnetic resonance imaging data. Experience with AFNI is preferred;
  • Experience with the analysis of cortical and subcortical morphology using Freesurfer and related tools;
  • Basic MATLAB programming skills;
  • Ability to work in a team.

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