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Postdoctoral Associate, Human Brain Imaging

Binghamton University Research Foundation
Binghamton, New York
Closing date
May 19, 2023

Job Details

The Department of Psychology invites applications for a Postdoctoral Associate who will participate in, undertake and assist with faculty-sponsored cognitive neuroscience research involving human subjects and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Primary job functions include:

  • Planning and conducting faculty-sponsored cognitive neuroscience research
  • Training staff, faculty and students in the acquisition and analysis of MRI-centered data 
  • Generating experimental paradigms, including coding neuropsychological tasks to be conducted during MRI scanning 
  • Setting up and troubleshooting experimental equipment
  • Writing and managing experimental protocols with the Institutional Review Board
  • There will also be opportunities to initiate independent research projects


  • A doctoral degree in psychology, neuroscience or a related discipline
  • At least three years of experience with MRI research involving human subjects
  • At least two years of experience with coding experimental paradigms using E-Prime, MATLAB or equivalent programming environments
  • Demonstrated capacity for professional-level independence, perseverance and innovation, as well as the ability to work as part of a team
  • Strong project management skills, such as detail orientation and attentiveness to timelines
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with administrators, faculty, students, and staff across all disciplines, programs and offices
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


  • One or more first-author, peer reviewed publications involving MRI research
  • Experience conducting research using Siemens Magnetom Prisma MRI technology

The Department of Psychology is dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research, and working environment. Applicants who share this goal and who are members of underrepresented groups, women, veterans, and/or persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


All applicants must apply via Interview Exchange:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled.

Please submit:

  1. Resume,
  2. Cover letter, and
  3. Contact information for three professional references


The Research Foundation for SUNY The Research Foundation for The State University of New York (RF) is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.  It is the obligation of each officer, manager, and supervisor to ensure all employment activities are conducted in an equal and equitable fashion, without regard to race, creed, religion, color, citizenship, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, genetic information, marital status, status as a domestic violence victim, arrest record, disability, military status, disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces Service Medal veteran, active duty or wartime campaign badge veteran, or other characteristic as protected by law.  Such activities include, but are not limited to: recruitment, advertising, selection, hiring, training, promotion, upgrade, demotion, transfer, layoff, discharge, return from layoff, performance evaluation, rate of pay, other compensation and fringe benefits.

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