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Postdoctoral position in neurophysiology

U.C. Berkeley
Berkeley, California
Salary is commensurate with experience, within the U.C. Berkeley postdoctoral salary range.
Closing date
Nov 1, 2023

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Postdoctoral position in neurophysiology

An NIH-funded appointment is available to study the neurophysiology underlying goal-directed behavior, decision-making, reward processing and executive control in the laboratory of Dr. Joni Wallis at the University of California, Berkeley. Further information regarding the research performed in our lab can be found on our website:


Our research uses sophisticated behavioral paradigms combined with the latest recording systems, which enables the simultaneous monitoring of large numbers of individual neurons in the awake, behaving subject. Our lab is part of the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, and we collaborate with the extensive number of frontal lobe researchers on campus and colleagues in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences.


Candidates with prior experience working with animals are preferred. Previous experience with brain-machine interfaces is also an advantage but not critical. Candidates are expected to have a strong work ethic, excellent organizational and communication skills, and critical thinking abilities. Candidates must have a Ph.D., and those with a background in either psychology or neuroscience are particularly encouraged to apply. Experience with MATLAB or Python is desirable. Salary is commensurate with experience, within the U.C. Berkeley postdoctoral salary range.


To apply for the position, please send a cover letter and curriculum vita to In your cover letter, please indicate how you found out about this job advertisement.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.


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