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 Postdoctoral Position in Multivariate Connectivity
Posted by: Stefano Anzellotti
Title/Position: Assistant Professor
School/Organization: Boston College
Sent to listserv of: SESP
Date posted: April 17th, 2019

Wanted: Postdoctoral fellow interested in delving into new computational techniques for fMRI analysis. This position is ideal for students with a background in neuroimaging who want to strengthen their technical skills in preparation for a job market that increasingly values advanced analysis methods, or for students with a background in machine learning who want to branch into neuroscience.

This Simons Foundation-funded research project will be focused on developing, evaluating, and deploying state-of-the-art multivariate connectivity techniques and other modeling approaches. The initial application will be to a large Autism dataset, and may grow from there depending on progress. The postdoc will work closely with the PIs: Prof. Stefano Anzellotti and Prof. Joshua Hartshorne (Department of Psychology, Boston College). Both PIs run young, small labs, so the post-doc can expect individualized attention and training.

Boston College is a research university classified as "Very High Research Activity (R1)" by the Carnegie Classification, and has a bustling Psychology and Neuroscience department with 19 faculty. Graduate students and postdocs in the department regularly go on to prestigious academic appointments (e.g., see You can learn more about Drs. Anzellotti and Hartshorne at and, respectively.

The preferred start date is between June 1, 2019, and January 1, 2020. Boston College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates from backgrounds underrepresented in psychology/neuroscience are particularly encouraged to apply. The position is funded for two years and may be renewable beyond the second year depending on funding. Salary follows the NIH Postdoc scale. Boston College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates from backgrounds underrepresented in psychology/neuroscience are particular encouraged to apply.

To apply, submit a CV, contact information for 2-3 references, and a cover letter highlighting relevant research experiences and interests directly to Review of application is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.

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