One-year Research Fellowship in Neuroscience

Sponsor: Tehran University of Medical Sciences

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Field(s) of Study

Science, Medicine and Health Professions

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TUMS is pleased to invite qualified candidates to apply for this fellowship position in the department of Neuroscience. This full-time position is based in Tehran, Iran and provides outstanding opportunities for training and professional development in combining basic behavioral research in the context of clinical applications of the basic science. The ITAF Fellow will work directly with scientists on projects related to the subtle changes in the pathways conveying information from the eye to the visual cortex and other CNS areas. Examples of research activities include mechanisms of changes in the lateral Geniculate Nucleus of Thalamus in the clinical conditions such as depression, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and clinical applications of such subtle changes. Additionally, the post-doctoral Fellow is highly encouraged to initiate and develop his or her own projects, and may have the opportunity to attend national and international conferences.

Other Criteria

Qualification • Doctoral level training (Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent) with a neuroscience, cognitive, and/ or sensory science or related background is required. • Strong quantitative skills and experience with statistical software (e.g., Matlab, and SPSS) • Strong English writing skills

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Number of AwardsUnlimited
Host InstitutionSchool of Advanced Technologies in Medicine
Nationality RequiredUnrestricted
Host CountriesIran