Postdoctoral position, Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park.
The Developmental Social Cognitive Neuroscience lab (www.dscn.umd.edu) at the University of Maryland is accepting applications for a postdoctoral fellow. This position is supported by an NIMH-funded grant investigating social-cognitive and social-motivational contributions to atypical social interaction in children with autism spectrum disorder. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in cognitive, clinical, or developmental neuroscience, or related field, and have significant expertise with functional MRI methods, including functional connectivity and graph theory methods. Prior experience working with children or adults with autism is a plus.
Start date is flexible with the earliest anticipated start in August 2016. This is a one-year position renewable up to 5 years, contingent on performance and funding. A minimum two-year commitment is preferred. Interested applicants should send a CV, statement of research experiences and goals, and three letters of recommendation to Elizabeth Redcay at firstname.lastname@example.org. Recommendation letters should be emailed by the recommender. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer with a commitment to racial, cultural, and gender diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.