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Two-year postdoctoral position in the Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, funded by NIMH


We are looking for a candidate with a clinical or neuroscience Ph.D. whose research interests lie in psychosis and social cognitive neuroscience. 

  • Prior psychosis research and assessment experience are required. Expertise in neuroimaging, brain stimulation, SIPS and Motion Energy Analysis would be preferred.
  • The candidate will work on a virtual reality based social skills training program to assess social cognitive functions and associated functional brain connectivity changes, and a TDCS project to examine brain oscillation changes.
  • He/she will be responsible for designing experiments, analyzing and processing data, and publishing findings.
  • He/she is expected to participate in social cognitive assessments and clinical interviews. 
  • The successful applicant will join Prof. Sohee Park and Prof. Geoff Woodman and their active research teams
  • There will also be ample opportunities for training opportunities, independent research and international collaborations.

Applicants should submit a CV, a brief statement describing interests and prior experience, and two publications (that best reflect contributions of the candidate) to Sohee Park. Salary is based on the NIMH Post-doctoral scale, and funding is available for up to two-years (appointments are for one year, but renewable for two years, based on progress/merit). The start date is March or April 2020 (flexible) and review of applications will begin immediately. 

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status.

For questions or to submit an application, please contact Sohee Park Ph.D.

Sohee Park, PhD
: (615) 322-2874
2020-01-27 22:21:15

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