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Postdoctoral Fellow

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Interested candidates should apply through http://careers.wesleyan.edu. Applications should include: a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, publications (if available), and a list of personal references that we may contact. Review of applications will start on November 15, 2016, but the position will remain open until filled. Contact Information: Psyche Loui, PhD, Department of Psychology, Program in Neuroscience & Behavior, Wesleyan University. Email: ploui@wesleyan.edu

Position Information

Position Information

Job Posting Number S00435
Position Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Department Psychology Department-1019
Job Category Staff Posting
Position Type Grant Funded Full-Time
Position Details

The Music, Imaging, and Neural Dynamics Laboratory at Wesleyan University has a postdoctoral position available in the cognitive neuroscience of music.

The position offers training and research opportunities using cognitive neuroscience techniques including EEG/ERP, structural and functional MRI, human behavioral testing, and combinations thereof.

The postdoctoral fellow will work with Dr. Psyche Loui on all aspects of research including, but not limited to:
• Study development
• Data collection
• Data management and analysis
• Dissemination of findings
• Training and mentoring of undergraduates in the lab

This is a grant-funded position and funding has been approved for 1 year with the possibility of a 2nd year contingent upon continued funding.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in Psychology, Neuroscience, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong academic training in cognitive neuroscience, cognitive science, and/or perception and psychophysics.

Experience with human neuroscience methods, such as those listed above.

Computing and programming skill.

Quantitative and/or statistical expertise.

Skills and independence in scientific writing.

Experience in behavioral testing of human subjects.

Management Competencies Not Applicable
Competencies Intellectual horsepower, Organizational skills, Project management, Teamwork/collaboration, Time management, Respects diversity, Commitment to sustainability
Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested candidates should apply through http://careers.wesleyan.edu. Applications should include: a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, publications (if available), and a list of personal references that we may contact.

Review of applications will start on November 15, 2016, but the position will remain open until filled.

Contact Information: Psyche Loui, PhD, Department of Psychology, Program in Neuroscience & Behavior, Wesleyan University. Email: ploui@wesleyan.edu

Additional Information

Any and all offers to external applicants are contingent on the candidate’s completion of a pre-employment background check screening to the satisfaction of Wesleyan University.

Supplemental Questions

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Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Recent Publication(s)