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Postdoctoral Research Positions - Cognitive Neuroscience of Language and Learning

Atlanta, GA, United States

Georgia State University


Contact Christopher Conway
Phone: 314-977-2299

We are seeking applicants for two postdoctoral positions in Cognitive Neuroscience to work in the lab of Dr. Christopher Conway in the Psychology Department at Georgia State University in Atlanta. These NIH-funded positions focus on investigating the cognitive and neural (event-related potential, ERP) correlates of language and learning abilities in adults, typically developing children, and children with a language or communication disorder. The postdoc will be expected to contribute to the overall design, implementation, analysis, and presentation/publication(s) of this research, under supervision of Dr. Conway, with opportunities available to initiate additional projects and collaborations as appropriate. Funding is available for up to 5 years, with a minimum commitment of 2 years required.

The successful candidate will have expertise with (or aptitude to learn) ERP techniques – ideally with pediatric populations -- as well as experience and/or interest in one or more of the following areas: learning & memory, language/cognitive development, deafness, language & communication disorders. A Ph.D. in psychology or related field is required by the starting date of employment. The anticipated start of this position is Fall 2012, with the specific date negotiable. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a 1-2 page statement of research interests, training, and goals, and three letters of reference. Please contact Dr. Conway at for more information. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

    When applying for this position, please mention you saw this ad in the APS Postdoc Exchange.

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