Post-Doctoral Fellowship

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) – McGovern Institute for Brain Research
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Dec 02, 2020
Jan 31, 2021
Position Type
Full Time

Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) – McGovern Institute for Brain Research

Cambridge, MA 

The McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT is recruiting for post-doctoral fellow opportunities in the following research areas: Brain Imaging; Cellular & Molecular Neuroscience; Cognitive Neuroscience; Neuroengineering; Computational Neuroscience; Genome Engineering; Neuroethology; and, Systems Neuroscience. Disorder areas include Addiction; ADHD; ALS; Alzheimer’s Disease; Anxiety; Autism Spectrum Disorder; Bipolar Disorder; Depression; Dyslexia; Huntington’s Disease; Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder; Parkinson’s Disease; and, Schizophrenia.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, to start no earlier than January 1, 2021, for soon to be or recent PhD graduates from any gender, racial, ethnic, and other groups underrepresented in neuroscience, psychology, molecular and cell biology, biological engineering, or a related field. Underrepresented individuals in neuroscience, including, but not limited to, Women, African Americans, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders, Hispanics, and those with disabilities or from disadvantaged backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates MUST be U.S. citizens or green card holders.

Please submit the following information to Jill Crittenden at for consideration:

·         A curriculum vitae, including a summary of the applicant’s educational and training record

·         Personal statement relating past experiences and career goals; overview of the applicant’s prior research experience; and, a list of publications with statements of significance

·         Indicate which PI(s) or lab(s) you are interested in working with and include a statement of your proposed research for the postdoctoral phase.


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