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Post-doctoral researcher

Georgetown University, Department of Psychology, Laboratory on Social & Affective Neuroscience
Georgetown Univ, Washington D.C.
NIH-commensurate salary (up to $65,000/year + benefits)
Closing date
Mar 5, 2023

The Laboratory on Social and Affective Neuroscience in the Department of Psychology at Georgetown University in Washington, DC (PI: Abigail Marsh) is looking to hire 1-2 post-doctoral researchers to conduct fMRI, behavioral, and neurohormonal research related to the neural basis of empathy, altruism, and interpersonal callousness/psychopathy.

The project offers opportunities to develop skills and expertise in functional and structural neuroimaging combined with neurohormonal research, and to work in a collaborative and supportive social neuroscience lab. 

The start date is flexible. Interviews will be conducted until the position is filled.

The ideal candidate will have…

A PhD in psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science, or a closely related field Interest and experience in conducting empirical research on empathy, altruism, aggression, and/or psychopathy Experience conducting computational analyses of behavioral and/or neuroimaging data A publication record commensurate with the candidate's level of training Enthusiasm for working as part of a team and taking part in training junior scholars To learn more about our lab, please visit

We will continue to interview candidates until 1 or 2 positions have been filled.

Please submit inquiries or applications (a cover letter and CV that includes contact information for at least 3 references) can be sent to


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