Degree and area of specialization:
Ph.D. in Neuroscience or Psychology Experience in neuroimaging research in emotion, cognition, and/or aging preferred.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
The Center for Healthy Minds (CHM) was founded and is led by neuroscientist Richard J. Davidson. CHM's mission is to cultivate well-being and relieve suffering through a scientific understanding of the mind. CHM is a leader in rigorous, interdisciplinary basic and translational research aimed at understanding the mind and how to nurture well-being in ourselves and others. CHM communicates these findings to the world, inspires scientists to conduct further research, and influences a shift in culture to embrace well-being.
The successful candidate will play a key role analyzing both extant and new neuroimaging data in relation to sociodemographic, behavioral, cognitive, and biomarker data from the Midlife in the US (MIDUS; http://midus.wisc.edu/) national longitudinal study.
Expected position duration is two years with potential for renewal based on funding and performance.
For more information see: https://centerhealthyminds.org/assets/files-resources/MIDUS-Postdoctoral-Fellow-Ad.pdf
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