Post Doctoral Fellow in the School of Psychology

Position ID: 42576
Georgia Institute of Technology
College of Sciences
School of Psychology
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Postdoctoral Fellow
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Post Doctoral Fellow in the School of Psychology

The School of Psychology in the College of Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology announces an NIH-funded, 2-year postdoctoral position (with a possibility for extension) available in the laboratory of Dr. Doby Rahnev ( at the Georgia Tech’s Center for Advanced Brain Imaging (CABI, The position is available starting from April 1, 2019 but will remain open until filled. Salary will follow NIH guidelines and will be commensurate with experience (

The position includes access to facilities for fMRI, TMS, and behavioral testing, as well as a simultaneous TMS-fMRI setup. The lab space is conveniently located inside CABI.

Candidates will be expected to perform research on the neural and computational bases of perceptual decision making, confidence, metacognition, attention, and/or expectation. Candidates will be given the opportunity to conduct studies extending current research or develop their own projects. Requirements include (1) strong computer programming and statistical skills, (2) experience in fMRI data collection and analyses is preferred but not required, and (3) promising publication record.

Application Procedure:

To apply, send an email to Doby Rahnev ( including (1) your CV, (2) a brief description of your research interests and how they match the directions of the lab, and (3) a list of three references (names and email addresses only).

The School of Psychology has exceptional research facilities, strongly supports collaborative research, and enjoys productive associations with other colleges and universities in the Atlanta community. Georgia Tech is situated on an attractive campus in the heart of Atlanta, a large, vibrant, verdant city having great economic and cultural strengths. Additional information about our School can be found at

Questions about technical issues with the application submission process may be sent to Leslie Dionne White (

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Psychology, General
Cognitive Science
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(1) strong computer programming and statistical skills
(2) experience in fMRI data collection and analyses is preferred but not required
(3) promising publication record.
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Prof. Dobromir Rahnev
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