Dr. Courtney Filippi invites applications for a full-time postdoctoral scholar to conduct studies on the neural basis of emotional development in infancy and early childhood. Ongoing work prioritizes the study of neural systems associated with attention and behavioral control, makes use of both MRI and EEG, and utilizes observational assessments to quantify infant behavior. In addition to actively collecting new data, we are working with existing longitudinal imaging and behavioral datasets.
The ideal candidate will have experience working with infants/toddlers in a research setting, programming skills (e.g., Matlab, R, Linux and/or Python), strong project management skills, be highly motivated to publish first-author papers, and will work well in a team environment. Experience working with MRI and/or EEG data acquisition/analysis is preferred. Responsibilities of the postdoc include data analysis, writing manuscripts, new study design/development, supervision of postbac trainees, preparing conference presentations, and writing mentored grant proposals.
Dr. Filippi’s Infant Brain and Behavior lab (ibb-lab.com) is in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU Langone. The Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry has a vibrant community of developmental scientists, cognitive neuroscientists, and clinicians. The lab and office spaces are located in Midtown Manhattan (One Park Ave, New York, NY). Lab space includes 6 family-friendly testing rooms that include a mock MRI scanner, EEG/eye-tracking room, a Hyperfine portable MRI system, and state-of-the-art behavioral testing space. MRI testing is conducted at Langone’s research MRI (located on 53rd street).
This position is to begin Summer or Fall 2024 for an initial term of 2 years. The starting postdoc salary at NYU is $70,000 plus full benefits. Salary will be commensurate with experience.