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NIH-funded Postdoctoral Fellow

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts
Salary will be highly competitive and correspond with experience.
Closing date
Sep 22, 2023

Job Details

A Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Associate Professor Rob Reinhart, in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Boston University.

This position is funded by an NIH R01 grant from the National Institute of Aging. The project focuses on using electrophysiology and noninvasive neuromodulation to investigate (and potentially rectify) the neural oscillatory mechanisms of various memory systems in people with Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer's Disease. 

Representative papers

Grover S, Wen W, Viswanathan V, Gill CT, Reinhart RMG (2022). Long-lasting, dissociable improvements in working memory and long-term memory in older adults with repetitive neuromodulation. Nature Neuroscience 25(9):1237-1246.

Reinhart RMG and Nguyen JA (2019). Working memory revived in older adults by synchronizing rhythmic brain circuits. Nature Neuroscience 22(5):820-827. 

Candidates should have a PhD with expertise in one or more of the following areas: memory, EEG, computational modeling, fMRI, brain stimulation. Candidates should be fluent and versatile at coding in MATLAB and/or Python. We seek individuals who enjoy working on challenging problems with enthusiasm and creative rigor in a collaborative team-based environment. The postdoctoral fellow will also have opportunities to pursue collaborative projects involving reward processing, decision-making, OCD, schizophrenia, and consciousness. This position is open to both US citizens and foreign nationals. Start date is flexible.

For more information about the lab, see:

Applicants should send a short cover letter, CV, and names of three references to 


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