ORGANISATION/COMPANYThe University of Tokyo
RESEARCH FIELDBiological sciences › Laboratory animal scienceNeurosciences › Neuropsychology
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE31/03/2021 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
LOCATIONJapan › Tokyo
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEKSee description
Zenas Chao (IRCN Principal Investigator) lab is interested in brain networks that underlie predictive coding and creativity. We use EEG in human and ECoG in marmoset to examine how the brain networks learn and predict statistical structures in multisensory sequences. We also use EEG in human to study how brain networks support creative thinking and its incubation. We seek Project Researchers who are interested in these topics and approaches. (ref: Chao et al 2018, Neuron, doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2018.10.004).
IRCN Postdoctoral Fellow (Project Researcher)
The first contract will be ended on March 31, 2021. The contract is renewable on a fiscal year basis (from April 1 to March 31; every year) according to research activity and achievements. Contract duration is 3 years.
Probationary period is 6 months from the date of arrival.
Place of Work
International Research Center for Neurointelligence
The University of Tokyo, Institutes for Advanced Study
7-3-1 Hongo Bunkyo-ku Tokyo, 113-0033 JAPAN
*This can be changed due to work circumstances.
● Salary: To be determined in accordance with The University of Tokyo Regulations
● Commuter allowance: JPY55,000 per month at maximum
● Social Insurance: Eligible for MEXT* Mutual Aid Association membership, employees' pension, employment insurance, and workers' accident compensation insurance. (*MEXT: Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)
● Vacation: Annual paid vacation, Sick leave (paid), Special vacation (paid)
Discretionary labor system, based on 7 hours 45 minutes per day, or 38 hours 45 minutes per week
Saturdays and Sundays; Statutory public holidays of Japan; Year-end and New Year holidays (December 29 through January 3); Summer holidays
EURAXESS offer ID: 551733
Posting organisation offer ID: D120080769
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