This postdoctoral fellow is full time and expected to last one year, renewable upon mutual agreement. We anticipate a start date of Summer 2019.
The successful applicant will primarily work on a project focused on determining effects of sex hormones on sleep-dependent memory in women across the lifespan (MPIs Fiona Baker, SRI and Sara Mednick, UCI). The project aims at understanding the potential protective role of sleep against cognitive decline, particularly in women.
The successful applicant will be expected to complete all aspects of the project (data collection, reduction and analysis, data presentation, preparation of manuscripts for publication), and develop new research initiatives
A post-offer, pre-laboratory physical examination may be required. Candidates who receive a conditional offer of employment will be subject to a background check.
• PhD degree in neuroscience, psychology, or a related field
• Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
• Fluent in English (oral and written)
• Highly motivated, self-starter and independent, as well as team player
• Expertise in the fields of sleep and/or cognitive research is preferred
About the SRI Human Sleep Research Lab
The Human Sleep Research Program works in tandem with the Neuroscience Program in the Center for Health Sciences, Bioscience Division at SRI International to conduct studies about sleep and the brain, using state of the art imaging and EEG equipment. Fiona C Baker, PhD is director of the program. The successful candidate will join an internationally renowned lab with a highly multi-disciplinary working environment
How to apply: Apply via our web page www.sri.com/careers to job number 2085BR.
Internal Number: 2085BR
About SRI International
SRI International is a nonprofit, independent research and innovation center serving government and industry. We provide basic and applied research, laboratory and advisory services, technology development and licenses, deployable systems, products, and venture opportunities.Our research and innovations have led to new industries and products that impact people’s lives every day—from the computer mouse and interactive computing to medical ultrasound, cancer drugs, and much more.SRI bridges the critical gap between research universities or national laboratories and industry. We move R&D from the laboratory to the marketplace to create high value and real innovation. And the platforms we build today are designed to meet tomorrow’s needs. For example, an artificial intelligence project for DARPA led to the development of Siri for Apple’s iPhone.SRI works on some of the world’s most important problems, collaborating across technical disciplines to spark new ideas and solutions. We believe in open innovation, bringing the best talent to the challenge at hand.