February 14, 2014

Postdoc opening in clinical neuroscience at University of Illinois-Chicago

Dr. Stewart Shankman is looking to hire a full-time Post-doctoral Research
Associate with special expertise in human neuroimaging or
electrophysiology at the University of Illinois-Chicago.  Dr. Shankman
directs the Chicago Laboratory of Emotion and Physiology, a
multidisciplinary research laboratory housed in the Department of


The Post-doctoral Research Specialist will work on an NIMH R01 study
funded under the Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) initiative that is
examining risk for internalizing psychopathologies (e.g., depression and
anxiety). The successful candidate will have the unique opportunity to
work on a multi-method (e.g., psychophysiology, neuroimaging, genetics,
behavior) project, while gaining knowledge of psychopathology and mental
health research. The postdoctoral associate will help analyze neuroimaging
and/or psychophysiological data, prepare grants, and write manuscripts
from the RDoC as well as other existing datasets. Strong organizational,
oral communication, and written communication is required. The appointment
is for two years with the possibility of renewal.

A doctoral degree in neuroscience, psychology, public health or a related
field with a concentration in cognitive or affective neuroscience is
required. Experience working with and analyzing fMRI and/or ERP/EEG data
is also required. Expertise in MATLAB is a plus. Additionally, it is
essential that the candidate has the ability to manage multiple tasks, has
strong interpersonal skills, and carries him/herself in a professional

Start date for this position is May 2014.

Applicants must electronically submit an on line application at
https://jobs.uic.edu (click on the job board and then click on the
position) and upload a cover letter detailing your research experience,
CV, representative publications, and email addresses of three references
within the on-line application. Job closing date is March 31, 2014.

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