31/07/2019

Research scientist position(W19087)(Lab. for Human Cognition and Learning)


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    RIKEN(The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer scienceInformatics
    EngineeringKnowledge engineering
    NeurosciencesNeuropsychology
    TechnologyInformation technology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    18/07/2020 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
  • LOCATION
    Japan › Saitama
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    See description

[Laboratory]
Laboratory for Human Cognition and Learning, Center for Brain Science (Laboratory head: Kazuhisa Shibata)(W19087)

[Research field]
Our team (starting on Oct 1st 2019) focuses on brain mechanisms of human cognition and learning by using behavioral and neuroimaging methods, with particular emphasis on interactions between conscious and subconscious processing in the brain. We also develop new neuroscientific techniques such as behavioral experiments using virtual reality systems and analysis methods based on machine learning. We seek highly motivated researchers who wish to conduct important and exciting research in an excellent environment at RIKEN Center for Brain Science. Before sending an application, please see Dr. Shibata's webpage (https://www.shibatalab.net) for more details about the recruitment process.

[Job title and description]
Job title, available positions:
Research Scientist: a few position(s)

Job description:
Successful candidates will use psychophysical and neuroimaging methods to brain processes that underlie human cognition and learning. We particularly look for researchers who are interested in the roles of subconscious processing in perception, cognition, motor function, and learning. While we already have various research ideas, additional new ideas are also welcome as long as the ideas are in accord with the team's research direction.

[Work location]
Branch and address:
RIKEN Wako (2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198)

[Start of employment]
As early as possible after September 1st 2019 (negotiable)

Benefits

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Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
RIKEN(The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
Japan
Saitama

EURAXESS offer ID: 433782
Posting organisation offer ID: D119071416

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