チャオ ジーナス(IRCN主任研究者)研究室では、予測符号化の基盤となる脳ネットワークに着目し、ヒトや動物の脳活動を記録し、脳ネットワークがどのようにして多感覚配列の統計構造を学習し、符号化しているのかを調べています。本研究テーマに興味のある特任研究員を募集しています。

Zenas Chao lab is interested in brain networks that underlie predictive coding. The researchers record brain activity in human and animals to examine how the brain networks learn and encode statistical structures in multisensory sequences. IRCN seeks Project Researchers who are interested in this research topic.

Application Requirements

Job title
Postdoctoral Fellow (Project Researcher)/One
Starting Date
Starting Date Negotiable
The contract will be ended on March 31, 2022.
Renewable
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
Six months from the date of arrival.
Place of Work
Zenas Chao Lab, 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.
Description
● Conduct electrophysiological recording in rats, analyze neural and behavioral data, and write paper(s)
● Collaborate with multiple labs in Team Science
Qualifications
(Required)
● Ph.D.
● Good communication skill in English
(Preferred)
● Experience in electrophysiological recordings in rodents
● Experience in behavioral experiments in rodents
Compensation & Benefits
● Salary: To be determined in accordance with the University of Tokyo Regulations
● Commuter allowance: JPY55,000 per month at maximum
● No retirement benefits or bonuses
Available Insurances
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)
Working Hours
Discretionary labor system, based on 7 hours, 45 minutes per day, or 38 hours 45 minutes per week
Holidays
Saturdays and Sundays; Statutory public holidays of Japan; Year-end and New Year holidays (December 29 through January 3)
Leaves
Paid leaves, Refreshment leave, etc
(In accordance with The University of Tokyo regulations)
Applications and Selection Process
Applications deadline: When the position is filled
* Applications will be accepted until eligible candidates are found.

Application documents:
      ● Curriculum vitae in English
      ● Cover letter in English
      ● Publication list
      ● Name and contact address for two references

Submission and Inquiry: Interested applicants should send application materials to: zenas.c.chao#ircn.jp (Please replace # with @ before using this email address)

Selection Process: All applications will be screened, and only those qualified will be scheduled for an interview (on-site or via video).

Recruiter Name: The University of Tokyo

* Submitted documents will not be returned.
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* Travel cost will not be paid in screening process.
*The University of Tokyo promotes gender equality and actively encourages women to apply.