Postdoctoral Research Associate - Psychological & Brain Sciences - 47491

Updated: 5 days ago
Location: Seattle, WASHINGTON
Job Type: FullTime

Post Doc Instructions

Please do not submit an application to this posting.  To apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, follow the directions below in “Applicant Special Instructions”.



Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.



Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the department of Psychological & Brain Sciences on the Danforth Campus.



Essential Functions

POSITION SUMMARY:

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position at Washington University in St. Louis, to work on a NIH-funded research project investigating the neural and psychological mechanisms of event comprehension and memory, as applied to healthy aging and Alzheimer’s disease. Research will involve the integration of methods from functional neuroimaging, behavioral measurement, and computational modeling.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design experiments.
  • Collect data and supervise data collection.
  • Write manuscripts and give presentations.
  • Supervise students and staff researchers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Required Qualifications

    Candidates should have a Ph.D (or about to be awarded one) in psychology, neuroscience, or a related field, with a background that might include, but is not limited to functional neuroimaging, cognitive aging, computational modeling, neuropsychology.



    Preferred Qualifications

    Substantial experience with neuroimaging analysis is preferred. Additional skills in cognitive aging are desirable.



    Salary Range

    Base pay commensurate with experience.



    Pre-Employment Screening

    All candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.



    Applicant Special Instructions

    To apply, please send a statement of research interests and CV, and have two letters of evaluation sent by faculty familiar with your work. Email submission is fine; please send application materials or questions about the position to jzacks@wustl.edu . If you prefer paper mail the address is:

     

    Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences

    Washington University

    Saint Louis, MO 63130

     

     



    EOE Statement

    Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.


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