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Postdoc Fellow in Developmental/Clinical Neuroscience

Madison, Wisconsin, USA

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Center for Investigating Healthy Minds


Contact Brittany Thomson
Phone: 608-890-0143

Degree and area of specialization:

Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Developmental, or Clinical Psychology Experience in neuroimaging research with individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:


*Demonstrated experience in neuroimaging and in research with participants with ASD. *Experience with multi-modal imaging including functional, resting state, DTI and structural helpful.

*Demonstrated experience in scientific communication including speaking and publishing. *Statistical acumen in analyzing neuroimaging data.

*Excellent organizational, project management, interpersonal, writing and communication skills.

*Experience imaging individuals with ASD in a research and/or clinical setting

*Adaptable; self-motivated; and possess a passion for CIHM mission/core values.

Preferred: Some prior post-doctoral experience.

Principal duties:

The Waisman Center is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerative diseases.

The Center for Investigating Healthy Minds (CIHM) conducts rigorous interdisciplinary research on healthy qualities of mind such as attention, resilience, kindness, compassion and mindfulness. Scientists at CIHM represent an integrated team with a broad array of research methodologies from behavioral to neuro-scientific. The CIHM engages in basic (40%) and translational (40%) research in addition to providing outreach (20%) with the goal of cultivating healthy qualities of mind at the individual, community and global levels. The CIHM staff and scientists are dedicated to creating a world in which healthy qualities of mind are investigated and valued. The team's guiding principles include living with integrity and practicing our values in everything we do.

The successful candidate will play a key role in ongoing neuroimaging research on ASD and its treatment using various behavioral strategies.

Additional information: Expected position duration is two years with potential for renewal based on funding and performance.

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

To apply please send cover letter and CV to:

Brittany Thomson,, (608) 890-0143

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