Post-Doctoral Position at Columbia University

April 28, 2023

The Social Cognitive & Neural Sciences Lab at Columbia University, directed by Jon Freeman, is considering applications for a post-doctoral researcher starting in September 2023 or January 2024. The post-doc will contribute to several programs of research in the lab, including the cognitive and neural mechanisms underlying person perception, emotion, and social decision-making. The lab uses a variety of techniques, including functional neuroimaging, behavioral paradigms, and computational modeling. More information on the lab’s research can be found at

The position is designed for a talented and productive researcher with a PhD in psychology, neuroscience, or a related field, who takes innovative approaches to the study of social cognitive and/or affective processes and their neural basis. This opportunity provides a transition to career independence through the development of professional skills; supervision by a faculty mentor incorporating an individual development plan in support of training goals; and publication of research findings/scholarship during the post-doc appointment period. The position involves conducting research and performing experiments; analyzing data; preparing and presenting reports of research results; and assisting and supervising the work of other lab members.

If interested, please email Jon Freeman with a CV and brief statement of your interests.

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