Postdoctoral position, Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park.

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 redcay@umd.edu. 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.