Post-doc at University of Rochester (New York)

The Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the University of
Rochester is seeking to hire multiple faculty members in the area of decision
making and cognitive or sensorimotor planning at the Assistant (tenure-track) or
Associate Professor level. Areas of interest include the roles of learning,
prediction, memory, and attention in guiding goal-directed behavior, especially
within complex, naturalistic environments. We are primarily interested in
candidates using neuroimaging, computational (e.g., Bayesian decision theory,
reinforcement learning), behavioral (including technology-driven approaches such
as virtual reality), and/or developmental approaches. Both individuals and teams
are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will join a dynamic department
with interests in the study of perception, motor control, learning, cognition,
language, and development through combined neurobiological, computational, and
behavioral research (; she or he will also be part of a
university–wide community engaged in graduate and undergraduate education.
Candidates should hold a PhD degree (or equivalent) in cognitive science,
psychology, neuroscience, or another relevant domain, and should have
considerable research experience. Applicants should submit a CV, a statement of
research and teaching interests, and contact information for three referees via the
following website: In addition, team
applications should include a joint statement that describes the research synergies
of the team. Questions concerning this position can be addressed to Robert Jacobs
( and Duje Tadin (, co-chairs of
the search committee. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018.
The University of Rochester is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong
commitment to diversity, and actively encourages applications from candidates
from groups underrepresented in higher education.
EOE / Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled