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Postdoctoral Scholar
The developmental Social Neuroscience Lab at the University of Illinois, directed by Dr. Eva Telzer, seeks applications for a postdoctoral scholar to join a study examining social influence on neurocognitive development in adolescents.

The postdoctoral fellow will be involved in all aspects of the research, including design, implementation, and dissemination of results. The position will include fMRI data collection and analysis, writing manuscripts, and training, collaborating with, and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.

Required Experience:

  • Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science or related Field
  • Experience with collection and analysis of fMRI data
  • Evidence of a strong publication record
  • Strong interest in, and familiarity with the following: adolescent brain development, emotion regulation, and cognitive control, risk taking behaviour, peer and family relationships, substance use.
Preferred Experience:
  • Experience working with developmental populations
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language

The position will begin in Fall 2015. A two-year commitment is preferred and can be extended. Interested applicants should send a CV, cover letter, and should arrange to have 2-3 letters of reference sent to:

Eva Telzer, PhD
University of Illinois

Graduate Students
Dr. Telzer will be considering graduate student applications for the upcoming academic year. Interested candidates can email Dr. Telzer to discuss their research interests and graduate school goals.

Undergraduate Students
We are currently accepting applications for undergraduate research assistant positions through the PSYCH290 program. As a research assistant, your responsibilities will mainly include running participants (adults, college students, adolescents, and children) through experimental tasks and analyzing data. If you are interested one of these positions, please send your completed application to the lab email address with “research assistant position” in the subject line.

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (