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Job Postings

By Felipe Orihuela-Espina and Stacey Ladieu.

We encourage everyone to contact us with the job offer information so that we can announce as soon as possible in this page. Alternatively, post job openings to the SfNIRS Facebook group. We also suggest that you use twitter with the #fnirs hashtag. The list is in reverse ordering to posting publication (to our knowledge) with more recent atop. If you know of any other job opportunity that you think it should be announced here, or you want an amendment to be made to one of the postings, please do contact us. Please note that we cannot guarantee that these offers are still open. For older job postings please check our archive.

Beamline Scientist for Infrared Biospectroscopy

• Posted by: Kady Gonzales
• Posting date: Jul 16th, 2024
• Where: Lawrence Berkeley National Lab’s, USA
• More information at: http://50.73.55.13/counter.php?id=286016

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab’s (LBNL, https://www.lbl.gov/) Advanced Light Source (ALS, https://als.lbl.gov/) Division has an opening for a Beamline Scientist for Infrared Biospectroscopy to drive biological and environmental research at the ALS Infrared Beamlines, including Beamlines 1.4, 2.4, and 5.4. The Beamline Scientist will work creatively in a multidisciplinary team to enhance the state-of-the-art microspectroscopy and nanospectroscopy beamline instruments and conduct cutting-edge infrared experiments in collaboration with the ALS user community.

Apply directly online at http://50.73.55.13/counter.php?id=286016 and follow the on-line instructions to complete the application process.

Postdoctoral position in fNIRS

• Posted by: Hendrik Santosa
• Posting date: May 2nd, 2024
• Where: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
• More information at: https://cfopitt.taleo.net/careersection/pitt_faculty_external_pd/jobdetail.ftl?job=24003446&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York

Starting as soon as possible.

For any questions, please contact: hes73@pitt.edu

The Santosa lab at University of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce a post-doc position (one year, renewable for up to 2 years) for research in development of a new NIH-funded project aimed at advancing the field of neuroimaging. The postdoc will work closely with Dr. Hendrik Santosa and his research team, including Dr. Ted Huppert. 

The ideal candidate should possess a PhD degree in engineering, physics, statistics, computer science, or related fields, as well as proficient in programing skills (Matlab is preferable). 

Postdoctoral fellow in fNIRS (University of Western Ontario, Canada, Adrian Owen Lab)

• Posted by: Adrian Owen
• Posting date: April 2nd, 2024
• Where: Owen Lab, London, Ontario, Canada
• More information at: owenlab.org

Starting as soon as possible

The Owen Lab in London, Ontario, Canada is pleased to announce a Canadian Institutes for Health Sciences (CIHR) funded postdoctoral fellowship in cognitive neuroscience, focusing on the development of fNIRS methods for the assessment of preserved cognitive function and consciousness after severe brain injury. The ideal candidate should have a solid background in fNIRS methods and, possibly (but not necessarily), previous experience with brain-injured populations. The position is for a one-year contract (renewable up to 3 years) and the salary will be set according to the candidate’s experience.

For any questions and to apply for the job, please reach out to adrian.owen@uwo.ca as soon as possible.

PhD Studentship available (University of Turin, Manibus Lab)

• Posted by: Francesca Garbarini
• Posting date: Mar 20, 2024
• Where: Manibus Lab, Turin, Italy
• More information at: https://sites.google.com/unito.it/manibuslab/open-positions

Starting in November 2024

The Manibus Lab in Turin is pleased to announce an opening call for an ERC-funded PhD in cognitive neuroscience at the University of Turin, focusing on the development of bodily-self representation and multisensory integration in healthy and pathological populations, exploiting behavioural, EEG, fNIRS and fMRI techniques.

For any questions and to apply for the job, please reach out to hr.manibus@gmail.com as soon as possible.

Postdoctoral fellow in fNIRS (University of Turin, Manibus Lab)

• Posted by: Francesca Garbarini
• Posting date: Mar 20, 2024
• Where: Manibus Lab, Turin, Italy
• More information at: https://sites.google.com/unito.it/manibuslab/open-positions

Starting in October 2024

The Manibus Lab in Turin is pleased to announce an opening call for an ERC-funded postdoc in cognitive neuroscience, focusing on the development of bodily-self representation and multisensory integration in healthy and pathological populations, exploiting behavioural, fNIRS and fMRI techniques. The ideal candidate should have a solid background in fNIRS and, possibly, previous experience with developmental samples. The position is for a one-year contract (renewable up to 3 years) and the salary will be set according to the candidate’s experience.

For any questions and to apply for the job, please reach out to hr.manibus@gmail.com as soon as possible.

Master’s Internship: Neural correlates of social skills in middle childhood

• Posted by: Justine Cassell, Sinem Demirkan
• Posting date: Feb 12, 2024
• Where: Inria, Paris, France
• More information at: https://jobs.inria.fr/public/classic/fr/offres/2023-06513

The ArticuLabo at Inria Paris is pleased to announce an opening for an internship (minimum 3 months) in developmental social neuroscience, focusing on the development of social skills in middle childhood using fNIRS hyperscanning, and pairing neuroimaging data with on data on children’s conversational behavior.

For any questions, please reach out to justine.cassell@inria.fr and sinem.demirkan@inria.fr and quote the job in your inquiry.

Postdoc Position: Neural correlates of social skills in middle childhood

• Posted by: Justine Cassell, Sinem Demirkan
• Posting date: Feb 12, 2024
• Where: Inria, Paris, France
• More information at: https://recrutement.inria.fr/public/classic/en/offres/2023-06514

The ArticuLabo at Inria Paris is pleased to announce a post-doc position (one year, renewable for up to 3 years) for research in developmental social neuroscience, focusing on the development of social skills in middle childhood using fNIRS hyperscanning, and pairing neuroimaging data with on data on children’s verbal and nonverbal conversational skills.

For any questions, please reach out to justine.cassell@inria.fr and sinem.demirkan@inria.fr and quote the job in your inquiry.

PhD Studentship Available (University of Birmingham, UK)

• Posted by: Dr. Rickson Mesquita
• Posting date: Jan 18, 2024
• Where: School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
• More information at: Find a PhD

The University of Birmingham’s Medical Imaging Lab has a PhD studentship within the School of Computer Science to work on the development and validation of a noninvasive, portable device utilizing near-infrared spectroscopy and diffuse correlation spectroscopy to measure cerebral haemodynamics and metabolism in real-time at the patient’s bedside. Most of the project will be dedicated to instrumentation development and validation experiments in humans. We plan to integrate computational methods from software engineering, human-computer interaction, and machine learning to deliver an innovative and robust device capable of performing sophisticated data collection and intelligent data analysis in a clinical setting.

The ideal candidate should have a background in engineering, physics, or computer science, previous experience in electronics and/or systems control (or a willingness to learn these topics), and a passion for combining modelling and programming in biomedical engineering. Other beneficial skills for this project include programming, mathematical, and communication abilities, as well as proficiency in collaborative working. Successful applicants will work in a multidisciplinary team specializing in optical neuroimaging methods, under close supervision and with opportunities to interact with collaborators from other research areas in a supportive and friendly environment..

Clinical Research Coordinator Associate (1 Yr. Fixed Term)

• Posted by: Dr. Yuanyuan Gao
• Posting date: Jun 25, 2023
• Where: School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States
• More information at: https://careersearch.stanford.edu/jobs/clinical-research-coordinator-associate-1-yr-fixed-term-21757

The Division of Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences (DIBS) in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University is seeking a 1-year fixed term Clinical Research Coordinator Associate (CRCA) at 100% FTE to support multiple studies utilizing imaging technologies. DIBS is dedicated to research that will improve the lives and well-being of individuals with disorders of the brain and improve knowledge of healthy brain and behavioral development. Coordinator responsibilities will include liaising with relevant service providers and community groups for recruitment purposes, screening participants by telephone for inclusion/exclusion criteria, organizing and disseminating preparatory materials, planning trips for participants to visit Stanford, and managing data and database integrity. Responsibilities also include MRI/NIRS data acquisition and conducting behavioral assessments of research participants. Opportunities are available to prepare and co-author scientific manuscripts for publication. This position may occasionally entail work outside peak business hours (e.g., evenings) to accommodate scanning sessions. The CRCA will work closely with project coordinators to track project progress, meet deadlines, anticipate project needs, communicate with project collaborators offsite, and train other staff as needed. The successful applicant will have a good understanding of behavioral principles and experience with children and adolescents with intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as experience in fNIRS equipment and MRI imaging.

Postgraduate position in fNIRS and neurofeedback

• Posted by: Dr. Cornelia Kranczioch
• Posting date: Jun 14, 2023
• Where: University of Oldenburg, Germany
• More information at: https://uol.de/stellen?stelle=69625

We are looking for a postgraduate associate with an interest in the use of functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) for neurofeedback. The primary project will focus on fundamental methodological limitations that so far significantly limit the reach of fNIRS real-time applications such as neurofeedback. Of particular concern is evaluating the performance of real-time fNIRS data cleaning procedures and conclusions for reliable, standardized real-time processing. The project is funded for two years.

The ideal candidate will have completed a master’s degree and will have three or more years of postgraduate working experience in a related research field. 

PhD/PostDoc at TU Berlin – Electronics Engineering and ML for Wearable Brain-Body Imaging

• Posted by: Dr. Alexander von Lühmann
• Posting date: May 30, 2023
• Where: TU Berlin/BIFOLD
• More information at:  TUB IV-340/23IBS Lab | LinkedIn

The independent research group “Intelligent Biomedical Sensing (IBS)” headed by Dr.-Ing. Alexander von Lühmann is hiring!
We are looking for a highly motivated researcher to join us in interdisciplinary projects that focus on the development of novel methods for the identification and extraction of robust multimodal biomarkers for neuronal and peripheral physiological activation – towards personalized digital health.
The IBS Lab develops miniaturized wearable neurotechnology and body-worn sensors, as well as machine learning methods for sensing signals from the brain and body under natural conditions of the everyday world. The group focuses on multimodal analysis of physiological signals in diffuse optics (e.g. fNIRS) and biopotentials (e.g. EEG).

Working field:

  • Independent and responsible research on ML-based methods and models for robust neurotechnology in mobile applications.
  • Design and implementation of innovative wearable and miniaturized opto-electronic hardware for multimodal brai-nbody imaging using diffuse optics and biopotentials.
  • Development of multimodal machine-learning-based sensor fusion methods for signal analysis, signal decomposition and inference from wearable physiological sensor data

Requirements:

  • Successfully completed university degree (Master, Diplom or equivalent) with excellent grades in electrical or biomedical engineering, embedded systems engineering, opto-physics, or a similar technical subject. Doctoral degree desirable but not required.
  • Strong competence in the development of (opto)electronic circuits and layouts from circuit diagram to pilot series (experience with CAE and CAD software).
  • Sound knowledge of microcontrollers and mixed-signal circuits

Employer: TU Berlin/BIFOLD

Salary grade: TV-L 13 Berliner Hochschulen

Starting date: at the earliest possible

Closing date: 23.06.2023