Postdoc position available

The lab is seeking a postdoctoral researcher. The position is available as soon as June 2019, and will be available until filled. Funding is available for two years, with extension possible depending on the evolving funding situation. The lab uses a combination of fMRI, psychophysics, and cutting-edge computational modeling to study how information about objects, bodies, and scenes is represented in the brain. See the Research page on this site for more information about ongoing projects.

The formal job announcement can be found here; please look there for required qualifications. Briefly – since the lab is strongly computationally focused, experience writing code (in python, Matlab, R, C++, or equivalent languages) is mandatory. Lab work is principally carried out in a Linux environment and in python; experience with both is strongly preferred. Specific experience with machine learning techniques (regression analysis, classification, dimensionality reduction, deep neural networks), image processing, and/or graphics is also a plus. Researchers with experience in 3D graphics (Blender, Maya, Unreal Engine 4, etc) and an interest in the brain, even if they do not have experience with fMRI or neuroscience, are encouraged to apply.

Potential postdocs should contact Dr. Lescroart directly, and send a current CV and contact information for two references.

New paper in Neuron

Our paper on representation of 3D structure in scene-selective areas is now out in Neuron! Check out the paper here and an interactive brain viewer summarizing some of the results here.

Currently seeking students!

The PoM lab is currently seeking motivated research assistants, graduate students and postdocs! 

Since the lab is strongly computationally focused, experience writing code is strongly preferred for grad students and mandatory for postdocs. Lab work is principally carried out in a Linux environment and in python; experience with both is strongly preferred though not strictly necessary. 

Potential graduate students should apply to the Cognitive & Brain Sciences graduate program and/or the Neuroscience graduate program at UN Reno. 

Potential postdocs should contact Dr. Lescroart directly, and send a current CV and contact information for two references. 

Both postdocs and students should also contact Dr. Lescroart to discuss fit with the lab and potential projects!