Post Doctoral Fellow

Columbia, SC
Aug 12, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number RTF00005PO17 Classification Title Post Doctoral Fellow Internal Title Post Doctoral Fellow Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Arts and Sciences Department Psychology Advertised Salary Range $47,484.00 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Type of Grant Funded Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 9 months Job Search Category Post-doctorial

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Post-Doctoral Fellow-This position will work in John Richards Infant Attention lab. The lab uses EEG and ERP, heart rate, and structural MRIs to examine the development of infant attention.

Required Education and Experience

The position requires a doctoral degree. Applicants with a PhD in any of the developmental sciences broadly defined (e.g., Child Development, Develoopmental Psychology, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience) are welcome to apply.

Preferred Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Applicants should have a background in any area of infant attention or infant cognition. Expertise in psychophysiological recording (EEG, ERP, HR) or structural / functional neuroimaging procedures (MRI, fMRI, NIRS) is preferred, though not required. Programming skills (EPRime, C++, MATLAB, FSL/SPN) is desirable

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 08/15/2017 Position End Date 08/14/2018 Job Open Date 07/31/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL No

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    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Letter of Recommendation 1
    4. List of References and Contact Information
    Optional Documents


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