Postdoctoral Associate

Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC
Salaries + fringe benefits are paid at the NIH postdoctoral associate scale
Oct 06, 2020
Dec 05, 2020
Research Area
Motivation & Emotion
Position Type
Full Time


The LaBar lab at Duke University seeks a talented postdoctoral associate to conduct human research on the cognitive neuroscience of emotion. The position is supported by an NIH-funded grant that applies machine learning algorithms to decode emotions from fMRI and psychophysiological signals. State-of-the-art facilities include multimodal psychophysiology and research-dedicated 3T MRI scanners at Duke’s Brain Imaging and Analysis Center. The position is initially for a one-year term but is renewable for 3 more years, contingent upon satisfactory performance. Programming skills, expertise in fMRI, and PhD in Psychology, Neuroscience or related fields are prerequisites; experience with psychophysiology and/or machine learning tools are desirable. Interested applicants should submit their CV, along with a research interest statement and contact information for 2 references, to Kevin LaBar at Please visit for details on the current lab organization and ongoing research projects. Applications will be reviewed immediately until the position is filled. Duke University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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