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Post-doctoral position in Gent/Belgium

15 January 2020

Post-doctoral position in Gent/Belgium

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The Learning and Cognitive Control Lab in the Department of Experimental Psychology at Ghent University (Belgium) is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow.

The position is funded by a European Research Council Advanced Grant, “Cracking the Anterior Cingulate Cortex Code: Toward a Unified Theory of ACC Function” ( ; for an example of our approach, please see doi 10.1073/pnas.1803650115 ). The position is for 2-3 years with an opportunity to renew and is available to start immediately.

The successful candidate will conduct functional magnetic resonance imaging experiments following a model-based cognitive neuroscience approach. A Ph.D. and a background in psychology, cognitive neuroscience, or a closely related discipline are required. Prior fMRI training as well as good programming skills (e.g., Python, Matlab) are required.

Interested candidates should email their CV, a statement of research interests, and ask three referees to send letters of reference directly to Clay Holroyd at Inquiries may be directed to him at that email address. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Contract length:
2-3 years with possibility to extend
Ghent University
Experimental Psychology

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Clay Holroyd
Ghent University
Department of Experimental Psychology
Henri Dunantlaan 2
9000 Gent

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