Postdoctoral Fellow, Psychology

Tulane University
New Orleans, Louisiana

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Four-Year Institution
Postdoctoral Fellow, Psychology

New Orleans, Louisiana
Open Date:
Jun 22, 2022

The Social Memory Lab, directed by Dr. Ben Deen, is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow. The lab studies social perception, cognition, and memory, with the goal of characterizing the cognitive and neural basis or our ability to understand other people. We use behavioral and neuroimaging (fMRI) methods in humans, with a focus on precision imaging of functional organization in individual brains. Specific research projects within that scope are flexible and dependent on the interests of the candidate. Fellows will have the opportunity to conceive of and design research studies, lead and participate in data collection and analysis, mentor graduate and undergraduate lab members, write fellowship and grant proposals, and present their results at scientific conferences.




  1. PhD in psychology, neuroscience, or a related field



  1. Ability to communicate effectively with lab members, university staff, and volunteers
  2. Experience with behavioral and/or neuroimaging research.
  3. Proficiency coding in Matlab, Python, or R



  1. Experience with fMRI data collection and analysis
  2. Strong publication record in psychology and/or neuroscience


Application Instructions:

All applicants must apply through Interfolio using the "Apply Now" link and upload a CV, brief statement of research interest, and contact information for three references.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, those living with disabilities, and veterans.  

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity and creating a community and culture that fosters a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO and will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law.  It is important to us to intentionally seek candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. 

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