Postdoctoral Position at UCSF in California, USA on cognitive neuroscience of language processing

The Hoeft Lab ( PI: Fumiko Hoeft MD PhD) at the UCSF Dept of Psychiatry and Weill Institute for Neurosciences is looking for an exceptional postdoc in the field of neurolinguistics, with advanced neuroimaging, computational, programming and organizational skills. Training in genetics is a plus.

The primary project that the postdoc will be responsible for is the examination of intergenerational neuroimaging using a ‘natural’ cross-fostering design that allows dissociation of genetic, prenatal and postnatal environment on brain networks that are transmitted across generations. Related articles from our lab can be found here - Yamagata et al. J Neurosci 2016 (, Ho et al. Trends in Neurosci 2016 (, and Scientific American ( There are many opportunities to be involved in other projects on the neuroscience of language and literacy.

The position can begin immediately. Please email with a cover letter and your CV. Please add “[Postdoc job]” and your full name in the Subject of the email. Qualified candidates will be asked to have 3 letters of reference forwarded.