Department of Psychology at Auburn University postdoc in cognitive neuroscience

The Department of Psychology at Auburn University invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in cognitive neuroscience. We seek candidates with research backgrounds in cognitive psychology and/or neuroscience with experience in neuroimaging techniques (fMRI, MRS, DTI). We are in the process of recruiting an additional faculty, in addition to several faculty in Psychology and Engineering, from whom the candidate would receive mentorship. The Auburn University MRI Research Center provides cutting-edge resources including access to a Siemens 3T Verio open-bore MRI scanner and a whole-body Siemens 7T MAGNETOM, as well as high-end computing resources. The AU MRI Research Center scanners are fully equipped for fMRI data acquisition and are suited for simultaneous fMRI and psychophysiological data collection (i.e., eye-tracking, ECG, EDA, EMG). For further information on the AU MRI Research Center, see the website at http://www.eng.auburn.edu/research/centers/mri/. For information on the Department of Psychology, see http://www.cla.auburn.edu/psychology/.

 

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the growth of neuroscience in the Department of Psychology and the AUMRIRC by developing an independent research program and assisting in developing collaborative projects between the Department of Psychology and AUMRIRC. A Ph.D. in psychology, neuroscience, or a closely related field is required.

 

The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Must possess excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.

 

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2015 and the search will continue until a suitable candidate is selected. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and in accordance with NIH guidelines. For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Jeffrey Katz (katzjef@auburn.edu). To apply for the position please go to: https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com. Potential applicants should submit a CV along with a cover letter containing a detailed description of prior research experience, transcript, and names and contact information of three professional references.

 

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