Postdoctoral position Anillo de Investigacion en Ciencia ACT1403

A postdoctoral position to study the cognitive consequences of age-related hearing loss is available at the auditory and cognition center (AUCO). This postdoctoral position is funded by the project “From Presbycusis to Dementia. A basic and clinical approach” from the PIA-CONICYT program: Anillo de Investigacion en Ciencia ACT1403. This collaborative project includes three laboratories directed by Paul Delano (Universidad de Chile), Carolina Delgado, (Universidad de Chile) and Alexies Dagnino (Universidad de Valparaiso). (www.auco.cl)

In particular, the eligible postdoctoral researcher will analyze brain-imaging data with magnetic resonance. In addition, the postdoctoral researcher will have to analyze cognitive, behavioral and audiological data from human subjects, including controls and presbycusis patients at the Clinical Hospital of the Universidad de Chile in Santiago, Chile. The postdoctoral researcher must have full availability (44 h per week), and the expected beginning of this postdoctoral position is on May 2th, 2017. The offered salary is 1,200,000 CLP monthly, for one year renewable for another year, depending on the evaluation performed by the principal investigators.

Requisite and expected skills:

  • PhD in biomedical sciences, engineering, or public
  • Expertise in programming in different languages (C, R, Matlab, ).
  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary group of


Send an email with your CV and cover letter to: phdelano@gmail.com; carodede@gmail.com including the contact information of two references. Application deadline: 15th April, 2017. The non-selected and selected applicants will be informed by email near 22th April, 2017. The granted postdoctoral fellow at the AUCO center is expected to apply with the principal investigator of the AUCO center in May 2017 for postdoctoral Fondecyt funding. (http://www.conicyt.cl/fondecyt/category/concursos/postdoctorado/)