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Researcher to the project "Age Consolidate - The Missing Link of Episodic Memory Decline in Aging"

The Position

The position is financed by the European Research Council (ERC), and linked to the project Age Consolidate – The Missing Link of Episodic Memory Decline in Aging: The Role of Inefficient Systems Consolidation. The main objective is to study how memory for episodic memories declines with age, particularly focusing on the consolidation phase. For more information, please contact Anders M Fjell (andersmf@psykologi.uio.no).

The positon is for a period of 3 years. The tasks will include
– Design and testing of new fMRI paradigm for memory consolidation
– Analysis of task-fMRI and other neuroimaging modalities
– Writing papers on memory and aging

Qualifications

• A PhD degree or similar in psychology or a related field
• Substantial research experience after completion of the PhD (typically completion  of a post doc period)
• Experience with functional and structural neuroimaging, memory and aging research
• Experience with the FreeSurfer brain imaging analysis software
• Excellent English communication skills, orally and in writing

The following are considered advantageous:

• Experience with designing and testing of fMRI experiments
• Proficiency in Matlab and R