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Mary-ellen Flinn
10-28-1997, 02:30 AM
Instructor for Semester II 1997-98 to Teach Cognitive Neuroscience Course
at Brown University

A temporary position is available in the Spring semester (II) of 1998 to
teach a course in the Department of Neuroscience in the area of Cognitive
Neuroscience. This course will deal with fundamental issues of Cognitive
Neuroscience at a level appropriate for advanced undergraduate neuroscience
concentrators and for graduate students. This lecture course emphasizes a
systems approach to neuroscience and covers several neural systems from
among consciousness, sleeping and waking, thinking, selection of action,
higher visual and motor processes, sensorimotor integration, learning and
memory, attention and emotion. Discussions focus on cerebral cortical
mechanisms of behavior and cognition, though subcortical neural mechanisms
are discussed. Emphasis on experimental work from functional neuroimaging
in humans, behavioral neurophysiology, and observations from human
pathology. Some degree of flexibility in course content is possible.

Job Requirements:

At least 1 year's prior teaching experience.
Ph.D. in Brain or Behavioral Sciences

The position is available as an adjunct assistant, associate or full
professor for one semester only. Appropriately trained postdoctoral
fellows will be considered for this position. Strong teaching skills are
essential. We encourage applications from women and minority candidates.
Brown University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

Interested individuals should send a CV and names of 3 references by
November 20, 1997 to:

John P. Donoghue, Ph.D.
Department of Neuroscience
Box 1953
Providence, RI 02912