A postdoctoral position is available in the lab of Will Alexander at
Ghent University, Belgium. The position is part of a 5 year project
investigating reinforcement learning and cognitive control, funded
through the FWO-Flanders.
The ideal candidate will have experience and interests in one or more of
the following areas: 1) computational neural modeling, 2) fMRI, 3)
cognitive control and 4) reinforcement learning. Individuals with
experience in applying computational models to the analysis of fMRI data
are especially encouraged to apply. Experience with Matlab is a plus.
Depending on background and interests, the successful candidate will
have the opportunity to develop computational neural models of cognitive
control and decision making, as well as to contribute to the design,
execution, and analysis of behavioral and fMRI experiments intended to
inform and constrain new computational models.
The duration of the position is initially two years, with the
possibility of renewal for an additional two years The position is
available from the beginning of February, 2014, although the start date
is flexible. This is a full-time position with salary based on standard
Belgian regulations. The successful candidate will join the Department
of Experimental Psychology at Ghent University, and will have access to
a research-dedicated 3T MRI scanner.
To apply, send a brief statement of research interests, CV, and contact
information for two references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Informal
inquiries are also welcome.
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