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PostDoc position in the Emotion & Cognition Lab at USC

Los Angeles, USA

University of Southern California


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Applications are invited for a postdoctoral cognitive/affective neuroscience research position in Dr. Mara Mather’s Emotion & Cognition lab at the University of Southern California ( ) investigating the brain mechanisms of how emotional arousal influences perceptual and memory processes in younger and older adults. The Emotion & Cognition lab is affiliated with the School of Gerontology, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Graduate Program at the University of Southern California. This environment provides excellent research support, including convenient access to a 3T Siemens scanner, high-speed grid computing resources, psychophysiological recording equipment and staff research assistance. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in psychology, neuroscience or a related discipline, a promising publication record, prior fMRI experience, programming experience and a strong statistical background. For full consideration, please apply by Oct. 15, 2012. The position start date is flexible. For inquiries, please email a C.V., a letter of interest, and a list of three references to .

Candidates should apply via the following website: (Requisition ID# 015116)

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