Postdoctoral fellow to work on neuroimaging and behavioral studies

The Hartley Lab (PI: Catherine Hartley), which will be moving to New York University this July, seeks a postdoctoral fellow to work on neuroimaging and behavioral studies examining value-based learning and decision-making across development. The laboratory, located within the Department of Psychology, provides access to an excellent research and training environment.

Strong applicants will have:

- Ph.D. in neuroscience, psychology or a related field
- Experience in acquiring, analyzing, and interpreting brain imaging data (e.g., FSL, SPM, AFNI, or similar platforms)
- Expertise using computational approaches in the study of learning and decision-making
- Demonstrated ability to complete projects, as evidenced by first-author publications
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
- Strong statistical/mathematical and programming skills (e.g., Matlab, Python, R)
- Experience and/or interest in conducting research in developmental populations (children, adolescents)

Candidates of any background are encouraged to apply, but those with a background in computational and/or cognitive neuroscience may be especially suited for this position. The target start date is between July 1, 2016 and September 1, 2016 and the initial appointment would be for two years, with the possibility of extension.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please submit a CV, cover letter, and a list of three references to Catherine Hartley: cate@nyu.edu. The cover letter should describe the candidate’s research interests and career plans.