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Postdoctoral Scientist - Rutishauser Lab - Department of Neurosurgery

Company: Cedars-Sinai
Location: Alhambra
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Grow your career at Cedars-Sinai!Cedars-Sinai offers a culture of happiness, passion, and dedication. This is one of the many reasons why we rank as one of the top hospitals in California and in the nation by the U.S. News & World Report.Principal Investigator, Ueli Rutishauser, PhD is seeking a Postdoctoral Scientist to join the team!Under the guidance and mentorship of Dr. Ueli Rutishauser in the department of Neurosurgery and working closely with other postdoctoral scholars, graduate students, undergraduate students, research associates, and collaborators, the postdoctoral fellow will be engaged in cutting-edge research with the goal of developing a mechanistic understanding of human cognition. The postdoctoral scholar will participate in systems neuroscience research throughout the training period by using intracranial recordings in humans and advanced computational and analysis methods to study the mechanisms of learning and memory. The incumbent will analyze, interpret data, and may assist in preparation of grant proposals. The postdoctoral scholar will participate in publications and presentations as author or co-author. This NIH and BRAIN initiative funded position is an outstanding opportunity to acquire training in a ground breaking research program. Not responsible for generating grant funds. To learn more, please visit: .#Jobs-IndeedPrimary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Keeps appropriate experimental records and documentation and analyzes the results with the Principal Investigator.
  • May develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols.
  • Analyzes, interprets, summarizes, and compiles data.
  • Performs routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout training period.
  • Operates and maintains equipment and instruments.Department-Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Designs and performs human intracranial electrophysiology experiments.
    • Designs, implements, and uses computational techniques to process and analyze electrophysiological and behavioral data.
    • Utilizes a programming language (MATLAB) to implement analysis procedures and to analyze and interpret the results.
    • Utilizes, develops and extends complex data analysis programs in MATLAB or similar and utilizes these programs to develop biological insights from complex electrophysiological datasets.
    • Designs, implements, and continuously improves behavioral experiments using MATLAB or similar.
    • Interacts respectfully and efficiently with patients, caregivers, and hospital clinical staff.--Education:
      • Doctorate degree (PhD) in Neuroscience or related field, required.Experience:
        • Works independently on research projects designed together with the mentor (Dr. Ueli Rutishauser) within area of specialization.
        • Programming (MATLAB or similar), data analysis, statistics and electrophysiology skills are crucial.
        • Knowledge of the neuroscience literature is essential.
        • Excellent written and oral English communication skills are required.
        • Previous experience with human scalp-or intracranial EEG or animal intracranial electrophysiology is preferred.
        • Proven ability to conduct high-quality research evidenced by first author publications is required.Physical Demands: Position requires working with electrophysiology equipment and computers for extended periods of time and the use of specialized laboratory equipment. Must be able to sit, stand and/or stoop for long periods of time. Must be able to lift at least 20 pounds.Working Title: Postdoctoral Scientist - Rutishauser Lab - Department of NeurosurgeryDepartment: Home Dept-BlackBusiness Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterJob Category: Academic/ResearchJob Specialty: PostdoctoralPosition Type: Full-timeShift Length: 8 hour shiftShift Type: DayBase Pay:$64,500.00 - $93,600.00

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