Aug 30, 2017

Postdoctoral Scholar in Infant Attention

  • University of South Carolina
  • Columbia, SC, United States
Postdoc Biopsychology Cognitive Neuroscience Development Developmental Neuroscience

Job Description

John Richards in the Department of Psychology at the University of South Carolina is seeking a qualified PhD for a postdoctoral position.  The position involves research on the development of infant attention.  The laboratory uses psychophysiological methods (heart rate, EEG, ERP) and MRI (structural) to examine the brain bases of the development of infant attention and recognition memory (  Ideal candidates would have background in infant cognition, perception, or attention, and experience in cognitive neuroscience methods.  The position would involve current ongoing projects, data analysis and write up of existing data, and collaborative development of new work.  Writing experience and a publication record is required; and extensive writing and publication will be expected.  At the candidate’s interest, teaching experiences are available.

 The position is initially funded for one year, and subsequent years will be available depending on funding. The position is available now and candidates could start immediately.  The salary is set at NIH standards accounting for years of postdoctoral experience.

 Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, 1-2 writing samples, and the names and contact information of three references to, John E. Richards, Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia SC  29028.  You can find further information and submit your materials electronically at

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University of South Carolina


Department of Psychology



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