We are seeking applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh under the direction of Alex Dombrovski, M.D. (University of Pittsburgh), Michael Hallquist, Ph.D. (University of North Carolina), Karim Jerbi, Ph.D. and Paul Cisek, Ph.D. (University of Montreal). The research fellow will work on an NIMH-funded MEG and EEG studies of decision processes in the dorsal stream. The fellow will spend part of their time at Drs. Jerbi’s and Cisek’s labs in Montreal. Ideally, applicants should have experience with MEG and/or EEG, cognitive neuroscience, and reinforcement-learning computational models of behavior. Experience with machine learning and dimensionality reduction techniques would be a valuable addition. This position will require excellent quantitative and statistical skills, and successful candidates will have a track record of published high-quality research. Proficiency with Matlab, R, and Python is desirable.

Requirements: Candidates must have completed the requirements for a Ph.D. in neuroscience, cognitive psychology, quantitative psychology, bioengineering, or a related field at the time of the appointment.

Funding is available now with a flexible start date. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis starting in September 2023. This is a two-year position with possible funding for a third year of postdoctoral training, depending on performance and availability of funds. Please send your CV and a letter of intent to Mandy Collier collieral@upmc.edu

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