The candidate will work in the project ‘Computational foundations of externalizing and internalizing psychopathology’, which is an international collaborative project between the Reiter lab at the Department of Psychology, University of Würzburg (Prof. Andrea Reiter), theNeuroscience in Developmental Psychiatry Lab, University Hospital Würzburg (Prof. Lorenz Deserno) and the Daw lab at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University (Prof.Nathanial Daw). The candidate will work in Würzburg under the direct supervision of Andrea Reiter and Lorenz Deserno.

Your profile:

  •  PhD in Psychology, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Computer Science, Medicine, or related disciplines (or shortly before completion)
  •  Experience in conducting and analysing behavioural experimental data (e.g. mixed effects models)
  • Keen interest to learn (or ideally existing experience with) computational modelling of behavioural data (e.g. reinforcement learning) data analysis
  • Some existing programming skills in Matlab, R or Python etc.
  • Keen interest in experimental approaches to study complex human behaviour
  • Interest to achieve clinical insight with cognitive neuroscience / computational psychiatry methods
  • An additional background in clinical psychology, psychotherapy or psychiatry is not required but could be plus
  • Interest in neuroimaging methods is welcome; there may be add-on opportunities to get involved in ongoing neuroimaging projects or to analyse existing data

The deadline to apply is March, 31 2024. Apply here.

Detailed information about the post can be found here.

Postdoctoral Fellow @ University of Würzburg