Electrophysiological data acquisition to investigate the language processing in case of delayed auditory onset

1 Research Project Grant position
(Deadline June 5th, 2020 12:00 )
Fields

EEG, ABR, Language, Cochlear implants, Development

Activity
The successful candidate will conduct EEG experiments with children with typical development and with Cochlear Implants (in the clinical setting). He/she will analyze ABR data in children with typical development and with Cochlear Implants. The successful candidate will also administer cognitive psychological tests to children (in the clinical setting) and adults with typical and atypical development. Finally, he/she will have to deal with previously analyzed fMRI data.
Profile
The candidate should possess:
  • Experience with the acquisition of Electroencephalogram (EEG) recording and with acquisition and analysis of fMRI data;
  • Experience with Auditory Brain Stem (ABR) data analysis. Experience with functional magnetic resonance data analysis. Research and clinical experience with children with atypical sensory development;
  • Experience with the topic of sensory deprivation and neural plasticity;
  • Neuropsychological training with children and adults;
  • Psychologist qualification and experience with test administration (e.g. cognitive tests).
Project

"The role of cochlear implantation and bimodal bilingualism in early deafness: a window into the neurofunctional mechanisms of human language"

SSD

M-PSI/02, M-PSI/04

Formal requirements
  • Master's Degree in Psychology;
  • Having passed the State Examination and being registered in the Register of Psychologists;
  • Excellent knowledge of English, both written and spoken.
Specific requirements
  • Experience with the acquisition of Electroencephalogram (EEG) recording;
  • Experience with the analysis of Auditory Brain Stem (ABR) data in children;
  • Experience with the topic of sensory deprivation and neural plasticity;
  • Neuropsychological training with children and adults.
Duration

6 months (renewable) 

Gross amount

3000,00 

Job Research Unit: 
MOMILAB
Job Contract Type: 
Borsa a progetto - Project fellowship

Application

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Info

  • Personal info and contact info (compulsory);
  • University degree (compulsory).

Attachments

  • The scanned copy of a valid identity document (Passport or Identity Card - compulsory);
  • Your CV in English (compulsory).
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