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Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience | Jobs and Internships

If you are interested in working or interning at the LCN, please click here to fill out our application form. If we have current openings for which you may be a fit, someone will contact you.

Please note, internship application deadlines are as follows: 

Fall: October 1st
Spring: January 1st
Summer: March 1st


Current Openings: 

Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Under the direction of Charles A. Nelson, Ph.D., the Nelson lab is currently seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to assist with a new research project examining the neurodevelopmental sequelae of prenatal Zika infection. The project will use electrophysiology, eye tracking, and standardized behavioral assessments to study sensory functioning, social communication, and social perception in infants in the first year of life. Data collection will take place in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The position will involve participation in all levels of the research investigation, including lab setup, training field staff, quality control, and overseeing data analysis. Travel to Puerto Rico will be required, but the position will be based in Boston, MA.

Qualifications: The qualified applicant will have a Ph.D. in developmental or clinical psychology, neuroscience or cognitive neuroscience. Preferred applicants will have experience with EEG/ERP and/or advanced signal processing routines. Experience conducting research with infants and/or children is strongly preferred. A start date of Summer 2017 is preferred but flexible. A 2-year commitment is preferred. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For consideration, please submit a letter of interest and curriculum vita to Dr. Charles Nelson.


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