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Postdoctoral Researcher in Auditory Cortical Neurophysiology

Georgetown University (Rauschecker lab)
Washington D.C.
Following NIH scale depending on years of experience
Closing date
Jul 17, 2022

Job Details

Postdoctoral Position at Georgetown University in Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience 

The Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience and Cognition at Georgetown University, directed by 

Josef Rauschecker, is looking to hire a postdoctoral fellow for a period of two years or longer. 

We are seeking a highly talented, innovative and enthusiastic postdoc to begin immediately or in summer 2022. This postdoctoral position will involve single- and multi-unit recordings from auditory and premotor cortex as well as the basal ganglia on an NIH-funded grant involving nonhuman primates. Strong candidates will also have skills in advanced functional brain imaging. 

Postdoc Candidate Qualifications

• PhD in Neuroscience, or another related discipline 

• Interest in neural mechanisms of perception, auditory processing, development, speech and language 

• Experience with neuroimaging data, basic and advanced analysis of brain activation and connectivity (fMRI) and prior experience with electrophysiology would be desirable. 

• Strong programming and statistical skills (Matlab or Python) 

The postdoc position is open immediately until filled, with a start date of June 1. 

Follow the links below to learn more:

Neuroscience department:

Rauschecker lab:

Georgetown University:

To apply please send a cover letter, your CV, and names of 2-3 references to 

Prof. Josef Rauschecker ( 

Graduate Student Position at Georgetown University in Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience 

The Rauschecker Lab also has a position open for a Graduate Student (PhD). The student will work with the postdoc on the above project, training macaques in auditory sequence learning and will acquire the abilities for advanced electrophysiological recording. Post-bac experience and programming skills are highly desirable.


The Lab investigates the functional organization and plasticity of the cerebral cortex, with special emphasis on the neural substrates of audition in humans and nonhuman primates.

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