Associate Professional Specialist
Dr. Lauren Emberson is seeking an Associate Professional Specialist. Start time flexible but ideally starting Feb/March 2021 through June 30, 2021. Position Summary: This Gates foundation grant-funded position will focus on the analysis of existing developmental neuroimaging datasets (fNIRS/fMRI) to predict developmental outcomes. The focus of this project is on dynamic changes during experience (i.e., learning), the emergence of large-scale neural networks (i.e., functional connectivity) and distributed representational patterns across the cortex (i.e., decoding or use of machine learning methods) in these fNIRS datasets. Preferred Qualifications: Researchers with interests in early neural and cognitive development with prior experience with developmental neuroimaging are encouraged to apply. Ideally, candidates will have knowledge of relevant statistical software & programming tools (e.g. MATLAB, R). Essential Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. and show evidence of publication-quality dissertation research. Candidates must have research experience with developmental populations and/or neuroimaging (with adults OR developmental populations). Please submit a CV, a cover letter describing academic and research goals, as well as relevant research experience. If possible, include 2 papers or posters of your research. Applicants are required to include contact information for at least 2 references but letters are not required at this time. References will be contacted for a short-list of candidates only. Contact Dr. Lauren Emberson ([email protected]) for additional questions. Please apply at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/19181. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.