Dr. Lauren Emberson is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to join her lab at Princeton University.

Dr. Lauren Emberson is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to join her lab at Princeton University. Start time flexible but ideally starting in the summer of 2016.

Position Summary

This NIH-supported lab studies learning and prediction early in life and how these processes can support perceptual development.  Research in the lab employs a combination of behavioral (looking time, eye tracking) and neuroimaging methods (fNIRS, fMRI) with young infants to uncover how the developing brain translates experience into developmental change through learning.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

Preferred Qualifications

Researchers with interests in early learning/memory and/or perception are encouraged to apply.  Ideally, candidates will have knowledge of relevant statistical software & programming tools (e.g. MATLAB, R).

Essential Qualifications

Candidates must have their PhD before the start date and evidence of publication-quality dissertation research. Candidates must have research experience with developmental populations and/or neuroimaging (with adults OR developmental populations).

To Apply

Please submit a CV, a cover letter describing academic and research goals, as well as relevant research experience. In addition, include 2 papers or posters of your research.  Applicants are required to include contact information for at least 2 references but letters are not required at this time.  References will be contacted for a short-list of candidates only.  To apply: please log in to Jobs at Princeton (http://jobs.princeton.edu/hr) and search for Requisition Number 1501067.

Feel free to contact Dr. Lauren Emberson (lauren.emberson@princeton.edu) for additional questions.