Trawick Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cognitive Neuroscience

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University of Richmond

The University of Richmond anticipates an opening for a postdoctoral fellowship in cognitive neuroscience starting August 23, 2017.The fellowship is designed to enhance candidate's scholarship and provide teaching experience for a career in academia. The candidate will work with Dr. Cindy Bukach investigating how category specific effects (in particular other-race effects) emerge, generalize, and transform with changes in experience and context, using both behavioral and ERP techniques. Applicants should hold a PhD in a related field (e.g., psychology, neuroscience) and have extensive experience with EEG including statistical analysis, experimental control software (e.g. Presentation, Psychopy, Eprime, psiTurk) and statistical software (e.g. SPSS, Matlab). Proven skills in scholarly writing will be an advantage, as will be a background in face/object recognition or social neuroscience and/or programming skills. Finally, the candidate is expected to have good social skills and the ability to work in a team. The successful candidate will work collaboratively and independently on research with Dr. Cindy Bukach and will teach two units per academic year.

To apply, click here.  Applicants will be asked to submit a curriculum vitae, a research statement, and names of three references who will receive an email with instructions for submitting their letters of reference. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send inquiries to Cindy Bukach, [email protected]

The University of Richmond is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of difference in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development, and institutional success. Our academic community strongly encourages applications that are in keeping with this commitment.