Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cognitive Neuroscience

Chicago, Illinois
Feb 14, 2020
Mar 15, 2020
Position Type
Full Time

We are seeking two postdoctoral fellows to join the Braga Lab in the Department of Neurology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. The fellows will work under the mentorship of Rodrigo M. Braga, PhD, and conduct experiments using precision human neuroimaging techniques to research the role of distributed brain networks in cognition and disease. Fellows will be expected to assist with ongoing clinical research studies and will receive training in clinical research methodologies including functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and intracranial electroencephalography (iEEG). They will also have opportunities to participate or lead in data analysis, presentations at national meetings, and writing of publications.

Must have PhD (or equivalent doctoral degree) in neuroscience, psychology, computer science, MR physics or a related field from an accredited institution or have received the degree(s) by the start of training. Experience with programming and neuroimaging (particularly individual-level and/or high-field fMRI) and/or intracranial electrophysiology are desirable. Postdoctoral applicants must have received their degree no more than five (5) years ago.


Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or be eligible to work in the United States (after obtaining appropriate visa).


Interested candidates should email a cover letter briefly describing research interests, curriculum vitae and names and contact information for three (3) references to Dr. Rodrigo Braga at:


Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

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