[Eeglablist] Postdoc position in the Nelson Lab at Harvard University and Boston Children's Hospital

Wanze Xie xiew1202 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 2 07:38:29 PST 2021

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Labs of Cognitive Neuroscience,
Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School (Charles A. Nelson, Ph.D.)

The Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience, under the direction of Charles
A. Nelson, Ph.D., seek one or more highly qualified postdoctoral scientists
with an interest in neurodevelopment and expertise in EEG and related
(e.g., evoked potential) methods and the analytic/statistical skills to
relate such data to a wealth of existing and to-be-collected behavioral

Eligible postdocs should have training in clinical or developmental
psychology or developmental cognitive neuroscience, ideally with solid
experience in neuroscience methods (particularly EEG) and experience with
young children. The postdoc will have the opportunity to engage in various
studies, both domestic and international. This could include supervising
and mentoring research coordinators/assistants and undergraduate students,
extensive involvement in data processing and analysis, and
correspondingly, involvement in manuscript preparation and grant writing.
Again, expertise in EEG methodology is essential, including familiarity
with EEG, evoked potentials, and event-related potentials; and on the
analytic side, the ideal candidate will have experience in advanced signal
processing, including time-frequency analysis, functional connectivity
and/or cortical source analyses, and machine learning and/or other AI-based
tools. Prior programming experience is preferred, with a strong preference
for familiarity with MATLAB and/or Python programming environment and
associated toolboxes (e.g., EEGLAB/ERPLAB, Fieldtrip, MNE-Python).

This position is open for a possible start date of July 1st, 2021. A 2-year
commitment is preferred. Applications will be accepted until the position
is filled.

  Doctoral degree in clinical or developmental psychology,
neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, with a history of
research focused onneurodevelopment
-        Experience conducting research with infants and/or children
-        Excellent interpersonal, clinical, and research skills
-        Experience with EEG/ERP

Application Information:

A complete application includes 1 copy of each of the following items
(please include your full name on every page of your application):

1.  Letter of interest
2.  CV
3.  Names and contact information for three references

For consideration, please submit an application to Dr. Charles Nelson (
charles_nelson at harvard.edu).

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