Postdoc in Social and Affective Neuroscience at the University of Maryland, College Park

Candidates are being considered for a postdoctoral research associate position as part of a collaborative project between Dr. Luiz Pessoa’s Laboratory of Cognition and Emotion ( and Dr. Elizabeth Redcay’s Developmental Social Cognitive Neuroscience lab ( at the University of Maryland, College Park. The postdoc will be primarily involved in studies to examine the temporal evolution of brain network organization during dynamic, multimodal social and emotional processing in adults and children. These studies include investigating effects of emotional (e.g., mood induction) and social (e.g., joint attention) context on network organization.

Requirements include a PhD in neuroscience or related area; candidates with degrees in engineering, CS, or related area will be considered too. Experience in cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging and familiarity with neuroimaging analysis platforms are desirable. We are particularly looking for someone with strong computational programming skills, including experience with Matlab, Python, R, etc. Strengths in mathematical and statistical knowledge are strongly desired. The position offers excellent training in advanced aspects of neuroimaging data analysis, including machine learning/multivariate and graph-theoretic/network techniques.

The University of Maryland, College Park, offers excellent resources for neuroimaging and houses a 3T TIM Trio Siemens system. The university is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Anticipated start date: Summer, 2017. Please email a CV and letter of intent to Elizabeth Redcay ( and arrange for 2-3 letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Dr. Redcay as well.