[FieldTrip] Postdoctoral Fellowship at Arizona State University

Gene Brewer ugabrewer at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 18:58:33 CET 2012

List Members,

*Arizona State University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuropsychology of
Strategic Communication*

The Center for Strategic Communication (CSC) and the Department of
Psychology at Arizona State University are pleased to announce a new
Postdoctoral Fellowship program beginning May 2012.

*Postdoctoral Fellowship*

A postdoctoral fellowship will be awarded beginning in the May/June 2012
time frame. The appointment is for full time employment (40 hours per week)
for 18 months.  Renewal for up to two additional 18 month periods is
possible, contingent on additional funding by the sponsor and satisfactory
job performance. Salary is $60,000 and the University offers subsidized
health insurance. Support for travel to conferences will be available.
Fellows are responsible for relocation and housing expenses.  Fellows will
support a research project sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research
Projects Agency (DARPA) involving multi-modal neuroimaging (fMRI + EEG) of
narrative comprehension and persuasion.

For additional information regarding postdoctoral fellowships at ASU,
please see: http://provost.asu.edu/postdoc.


Applicants must have an earned or pending doctoral degree in Neuroscience,
Statistics, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, or a related
field/discipline. The degree must have been earned no earlier than 2010.
Candidates with pending degrees who will have successfully defended their
dissertations by May 1, 2012 will also be considered. Applicants must have
no more than two years of formal postdoctoral experience.

*Required Expertise*

Applicants must have relevant expertise in fMRI data acquisition and
analysis and/or EEG data acquisition and analysis, as applied to the study
of cognitive or social psychological processes.

*Desired Expertise*

Relevant expertise or experience in multi-modal mapping (fMRI + EEG) of
cognitive and social psychological processes and/or neuropsychology of
narrative or persuasion is desirable.


Postdoctoral scholars are expected to carry out the research plan and
fulfill the goals established with the supervising faculty members, Drs.
Gene Brewer and Leslie Baxter; to assist the supervising faculty members
and other Principal Investigators in fulfilling the requirements of the
grant in a timely manner; to communicate regularly with the supervising
faculty member and other members of the research team; and to notify the
faculty member of any change in research plans.

Beyond grant-related activities, our facilities will help create valuable
opportunities for the postdoctoral scholar to continue their fMRI and EEG
research agenda, develop new multi-modal techniques, teach, and get
training experience.

For further information about the position contact Prof. Gene Brewer,
gene.brewer at asu.edu


Submit application materials electronically with all documents included in
a single PDF file, to include the following:

1. A cover letter stating your interest in the Postdoctoral Fellowship.
Provide details on

a. how your research and expertise relates to neuroimaging, especially with
regard to combining data from fMRI and EEG.

b. how your research and expertise relates to the project described above,

c. your long-term professional goals.

2. An up to date curriculum vitae.

3. Names and contact information for two references who agree to be

4. Copies of up to three published papers/scholarly work.

5. Scanned copies of current academic transcript from all degree awarding
institutions. Official transcripts will be requested from those who
received formal offers.

The search will initially close with applications received by* April 15,
2012*.  If the position is not filled, then applications will be accepted
every subsequent Friday until search is closed.

Send materials to:

Josephine Wong, Program Manager

Center for Strategic Communication

jody at asu.edu

ASU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to
excellence through diversity.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
ASU’s complete non-discrimination statement can be found at:

Gene A. Brewer Jr.
Arizona State University
Department of Psychology
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