A funded postdoctoral position is available at the lab of Dr. Matthew Botvinick in the Princeton Neuroscience Institute and the Department of Psychology at Princeton University (http://www.princeton.edu/~matthewb). Research in the lab focuses on computational modeling of complex, temporally extended behavior. The NSF-funded project investigates the neural basis of hierarchical reinforcement learning. We seek exceptionally talented candidates with a strong background in large-scale neural modeling and a keen interest in reinforcement learning and normative models of behavior. Anticipated start date is July 2014 or later. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal, pending satisfactory performance and funding.
PhD in psychology, neuroscience, or computer science. Proven experience in computational neuroscience and familiarity with reinforcement learning.
Applicants must apply online at http://jobs.princeton.edu (requisition No. 1400216) and include a CV, cover letter and statement of research interests
Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy….