PhD positions and 1 post doctoral fellowship available at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, BC)

Reposting from an internal mailing list, several funded PhD positions, and 1 post doctoral fellowship available at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, BC:


Several funded Ph.D. positions are available at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, Canada), at the Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology and the School of Engineering Science. Ph.D. candidates will focus on research in neurophysiology, such as electroencephalography (EEG) and magnetoencephalography (MEG), and machine learning to study clinical populations. Two Ph.D. projects will use clinical routine EEG recorded and evaluated in public hospitals in the process of neurological evaluation to predict patients’ clinical profiles. The other project will apply MEG to explore cortico-cerebellar brain networks in children with autism.*
PhD candidates are expected to get experience with digital signal processing, multivariate statistics, predictive analytics and data analysis with applications to bio-signals, and further develop scientific programing skills. The ideal start date is September 2022, but in general it is flexible. For more information, please contact Dr. Sam Doesburg, Dr. Teresa Cheung, and Dr. Vasily Vakorin: . If you are interested, please send your cover letter and CV to . Please name the attached files according to the format: Lastname_Firstname_cv.pdf and Lastname_Firstname_coverletter.pdf .


Drs. Bernard Crespi and Sam Doesburg are seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Fellow at Simon Fraser University (SFU). The project focuses on the roles of autistic and schizotypal traits in religious cognition, using a combination of psychometric data together with MEG and fMRI imaging. The successful applicant will hold a doctorate in neuroscience, biology, physiology, engineering, psychology or a related field. Prior expertise with neuroimaging, religious cognition research, psychological data collection, or the role of individual traits in behaviour would be beneficial, but is not required. The duration will be two years. Salary will be in the range of 45-55K per year, depending upon experience.

SFU is Canada’s top-ranked comprehensive university, poised at the intersection of innovative education, cutting-edge research, and community engagement. With three campuses located in beautiful British Columbia’s largest municipalities – Vancouver, Burnaby, and Surrey.SFU’s excellence as an engaged university is derived from our shared commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the pursuit of decolonization, indigenization, and reconciliation. Applications will be received until the position is filled. The successful applicant will be expected to start on or before January 2nd, 2023. Interested applicants should email their CV and a brief (1 page) letter of interest to Dr. Crespi and Dr. Doesburg at bernard_crespi@sfu.camailto:[]( and sam_doesburg@sfu.camailto:[](

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