POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH SCHOLAR Hunter College of the City University of New York Psychology Department

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH SCHOLAR

Hunter College of the City University of New York Psychology Department

The Department of Psychology at Hunter College of the City University of New York in

Manhattan offeran NIH-funded, two-year full-time postdoctoraresearch scholarposition focused on biobehavioral mechanism underlying attention bias modification for anxiety and the translation of basic findings towards thedevelopment of mobile mental health and eHealth interventions beginning iSummer/Fall 2015. The project integrates multiple methods including electrophysiologyeye-tracking, neuroendocrine measures of stress reactivity,genotyping, behavioraassays, and clinical interviews, with an emphasis on EEG/ERP methods.  More information about the lab can be found ahttp://dennis-tiwary.com.

 

Primary responsibilities include collecting and processing EEG, psychophysiological, biological, behavioral, and clinicadata; interfacing with investigatorand participating in interdisciplinary team meetings; analyzing data; preparing conference presentations and scientific publications

and grant proposals. Other duties will include working with researcassistants and graduate and undergraduate students. Qualified individuals will have a Ph.D. in the neuroscience, clinical, behavioral or health sciences, experience and skill with EEG/ERP data collection, processingand analysis methods, anan interest in the application of neurophysiologicaand multimodal data to translational,clinicaresearc(e.g., alternative neuroscience-basetreatment approaches foranxiety, stress-related and mood disorders).

 

Experience with software programs for EEG/ERP processing (e.g., Brain Vision Analyzer), task programming (E-prime, Presentation), statisticaanalysis (SPSSSAS) and general computing (e.g., MATLAB) is highly desired. Demonstratedproductivity (publishejournaarticles and scientific conference presentations)and excellent writteand oral English communication skills are required.  Competitive salary and benefits are provided, and will be based on training and experience. Applicants must have a doctoral degree from an APA-accredited program, and must have completed an APA-accredited internship, if applicable.Review of applicationwill begin immediately and continue until the positionis filled.

 

Send curriculum vitae, statement of professional goals, at least two samplepublications, three letters of recommendation, and a cover letter describingresearch interests and career goals to: Dr. Tracy Dennis-Tiwary, Department ofPsychology, Hunter College of the City University of New York, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065, (212) 650-3878. Email:tracy.dennis@hunter.cuny.edu. Hunter College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity EmployerWomecandidateand minoritieare encouraged toapply.

 

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