Postdoctoral Fellow

Hospital Toronto Baycrest Center for Geriatric Care

Postdoctoral Fellow

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The Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest has an opportunity for a




(2 Year Contract)

70.00 Hours bi-weekly – Non-Union


The Rotman Research Institute (RRI) is a premier international centre for the study of human brain function. The primary research focus is on memory and the executive functions of the brain, both in normal aging and in the presence of diseases and conditions that affect the brain, such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia. This fellowship is supervised by Drs. Lynn Hasher and Bradley Buchsbaum at the Rotman Research Institute in Toronto. The project centers on aging and memory, with special focus on the cognitive control and regulation of the contents of memory. Research will use both behavioural and neuroimaging methods to examine mechanisms important for the selection, suppression, and maintenance of information in memory. Requirements: a Ph.D. in Psychology or related field, with background in behavioural research and cognitive neuroscience. Experience with data analysis of functional neuroimaging is desirable. Interest in aging is also a plus.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Experimental design, data collection, manuscript preparation
  • Neuroimaging analysis (MRI/fMRI)
  • Multivariate analysis of imaging data
  • Behavioural data collection and statistical analysis
  • Communication of research at conferences.

 Qualifications include but are not limited to:

  • D., M.D. or equivalent degree with an emphasis on cognitive psychology and/or cognitive neuroscience.
  • Experience in cognitive control, retrieval, and memory.
  • Experience recruiting and testing research participants and patients
  • Experience with MRI, EEG, or MEG data collection and analysis



Internal applicants: It is preferred that you submit your application online via our intranet.  Please ensure that your updated resume is submitted with your application.  Failure to submit your resume, may affect your candidacy for this position.

External applicants: Please submit your application online by clicking the Apply button below. 


Internal Expiry Date: April 16, 2018

Posting # 18-0140




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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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