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Postdoctoral Fellow - Cognition and Performance

Brooklyn, New York, USA

Brooklyn College of CUNY


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One postdoctoral position available in Matt Crump's Human Cognition and Performance laboratory beginning between July 1, 2014 and October 1, 2014. Fellows will be hired on a yearly basis for up to three years of support, conditional on satisfactory progress. Eligible candidates will be encouraged to apply for fellowships with national funding agencies. Salary will be determined in accordance with NIH guidelines.

Ideal candidates will have a Ph.D. with a focus in Cognitive Psychology, a succesful track record of publication, skills in computer programming for experiment design and data-analysis, and computational modelling. Experience with programming web-based experiments using HTML and Javascript or other languages is highly desirable. Ideal candidates will have strong skills in communicating their research orally and in writing.

The candidate should have strong interests in pursuing basic research in human cognition including topics in learning, memory, attention, or performance. The candidate will primarily work on desiging, running, and analyzing data from experiments in an NSF funded project examining serial-ordering processes in skilled action sequencing (see Logan & Crump, 2011 Psychology of Learning and Motivation for a review of related prior work). The candidate will also be encouraged to develop independent lines of research.

Applications should be submitted by email to, and should include a statement of interest, a curriculum vitae, copies of representative publications, and names of people who can provide letters of recommendation.

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