Resarch Fellow Position at the Sagol Center for Brain and Mind, Herzliya, Israel


Project: Biological mechanisms of social interaction

Starting time: fall 2017 (or before)

We are looking for applicants with a strong interest in the biological mechanisms of social interaction, for a project focusing on affect dynamics and physiology in two-person contexts. The lab is equipped with state of the art equipment for measuring dyadic physiology and behavior. The position is now open and will be filled as soon as appropriate candidates are selected. The primary responsibilities of the fellow include:

1) development of novel experimental paradigms with a focus on naturalistic interpersonal setups.

2) analysis of physiological (ANS and EMG) data.

3) management of a large-sample data collection.

4) advanced data analysis and manuscript preparation.

5) mentoring undergraduate projects.

Requirements: We are looking for a productive researcher with a PhD and a proven record in biological psychology/neuroscience. Priority will be given to candidates with strong computational skills, experience with Matlab programming and other experimental software. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Candidates should send a CV and cover letter to Dr. Yulia Golland, as well as names of three persons available for references. Please include “postdoctoral fellowship” in the subject line of any correspondence. The cover letter should include a summary of the candidate’s research interests to date and a statement of future research interests.