The Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest Centre invites applications for a Scientist position in Cognitive Neuroscience. This is a full-time research position located at a geriatric centre in Toronto, with eligibility for cross-appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level at the University of Toronto. The successful candidate must possess a PhD or equivalent and experience in cognitive psychology, neuroimaging and/or neuropsychological research. The Rotman Research Institute supports behavioral, neuropsychological and neuroimaging studies of memory, attention, and perception, including research on changes in cognitive function that arise from brain damage, disease and/or normal aging, and the development of cognitive rehabilitation strategies. The Rotman Research Institute has state-of-the-art electroencephalography and magnetoencephalography laboratories and a research-dedicated Siemens 3 Tesla MRI in-house at Baycrest.
The successful applicant will also become a core member of the Heart and Stroke Centre for Stroke Recovery (HSFCSR). HSFCSR is a virtual organization made up of three leading healthcare centres: Baycrest, Rotman Research Institute and Kunin-Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit (KLARU); Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre; and the Ottawa Health Research Institute/University of Ottawa, in a unique public-private partnership with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. More information about the Rotman and KLARU, including profiles of current Scientists, can be found at www.rotman-baycrest.on.ca and at www.klaru-baycrest.on.ca, respectively. More information about the Heart and Stroke Foundation Centre for Stroke Recovery, can be found at www.hsfcsr.ca
The Rotman Research Institute welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed initially to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2009, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a covering letter describing current research interests and future research goals, a complete C.V., relevant reprints and letters sent independently from 3 references to:Dr. Jennifer D. Ryan