A Postdoctoral position is available in the lab of Dr. Brett Froeliger (www.thetrainlab.com), located in the Department of Neuroscience at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).
The research in the laboratory is organized around systems-level neuroscience investigation into drug addiction, psychiatric comorbidities and cancer prevention and control. Ongoing project themes include emotion-cognition interactions, attention, reward/motivation, pharmacological fMRI and mindfulness-based studies. The lab has access to a diverse suite of instruments including a research dedicated human (3T) and small animal (7T) MRI scanner, TMS, eye-tracking and a full complement of psychophysiological recording instruments. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to immediately engage in collaborations with laboratories across MUSC and USC that have expertise in animal models of addiction, Genetics, Brain Stimulation (TMS), Spectroscopy, clinical research and public health.
Candidates will hold a Ph.D. in neuroscience (cognitive, behavioral or computational), clinical psychology, experimental psychology, biomedical imaging or in a related field. Desirable skills include a background in addiction neuroscience. More senior candidates will be considered. Position and Salary will be commensurate with experience.
The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is located in the coastal city of Charleston. MUSC is a health sciences university that annually attracts over $200 million in research funding. Charleston is a historic town that is consistently ranked at the top of destinations to visit in the USA and widely viewed as a progressive community committed to the arts, higher education and diverse cultural expression.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to send:
- A cover letter describing research interests
- Two reprints/preprints demonstrating quality of research and writing
- Names of three references
Please send application to: Dr. Brett Froeliger (email@example.com).
The Medical University of South Carolina is committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities, females, minorities and veterans have an equal opportunity for employment. MUSC provides reasonable accommodation, when requested, unless such accommodation would cause undue hardship. MUSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, supporting workplace diversity.