Postdoctoral Trainee

Job description

Position Title:

Postdoctoral Trainee

Vacancy ID:



Psychology and Neuroscience - 319100

Position Type:

Postdoctoral Scholar


Full Time



Proposed Start Date:


Estimated Duration of Appointment:

12 Months

Posting Open Date:


Posting Close Date:


Open Until Filled:


Work Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Summary:

Post-doctoral fellow will be primarily responsible for helping maintain and develop neuroimaging analysis tools for use by labs using Neuroimaging within the Psychology and Neuroscience Department at UNC. They would be jointly supervised by Drs. Hallquist, Sheridan, and Miller. Work would include programming to develop tools for use by many labs as well as direct work with lab members (graduate students, research assistants and other post-doctoral fellows) to help with implementing new tool use. In addition, the post-doctoral fellow would be responsible for some data analysis within specific projects and would have time and be provided resources to pursue independent research projects.

Experience with fMRI data analysis is preferred for this position, but this can be primarily connectivity or task-based analyses. Knowledge of python, R, MATLAB are useful skills as is use of nipype, FSL, or fMRIprep.

Educational Requirements:

PhD in Psychology or related field by time of appointment.

Qualifications and Experience:

It is preferred that the post-doctoral trainee should have experience with neuroimaging research methods, proficiency in statistical analyses, and a publication record.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions:

For information on UNC Postdoctoral Benefits and Services click here

Applicant should submit a cover letter, CV, and list of references who may be asked to provide letters of recommendation




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Job No:
Posted: 5/3/2021
Application Due: 5/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time