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Horizon Postdoctoral Fellowships

Job posting


Research program title

Long term impacts of early musical training

Reference number

10008

Supervisor

Program description

Work in my lab focuses on the ways that musical training changes behaviour and the brain. The current post-doctoral opportunity will examine the long-term effects of early music training on auditory processing and possible transfer to language and reading skills using EEG.

Academic qualifications required

PhD in Psychology, Neuroscience or a related discipline. Experience with auditory psychophysics, auditory cognition, language processing. Experience with brain imaging techniques such as EEG, MEG or fMRI.

Eligibility requirements

  • Applicants must not currently hold a postdoctoral appointment at Concordia
  • Priority will be given to postdoctoral fellows who have obtained their PhD from another university although in exceptional cases Concordia graduates may be considered
  • Applicants must adhere to the postdoctoral fellow eligibility criteria outlined in Concordia University’s Postdoctoral Policy

Timeline

The Postdoctoral Fellow must start their appointment by August 31, 2022.

Submission process

  • All documents must be submitted to Virginia Penhune
  • Please include the reference number with your application

Application checklist

  • One to three (1-3) page research statement demonstrating fit with the program described above
  • Current curriculum vitae demonstrating research excellence and a capacity for leadership in the domain (maximum 5 pages)
  • Two letters of reference from academic supervisors or current employers to be sent via e-mail directly to: Virginia Penhune

Value

The prestigious two-year Horizon Postdoctoral Fellowships are valued at $50,000 per year plus benefits and full access to Concordia’s services, including GradProSkills.


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