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December 13, 2012

Post-Doctoral Position available in Neurolaw at Vanderbilt University

A full time post-doctoral position is available for highly motivated applicants to study the behavioral and neural basis of legal decision-making.  Experience with functional neuroimaging and expertise with MATLAB is highly desirable. Applicants with a PhD in Psychology, Neuroscience, or related fields preferred. Experience or training in Law or related fields is a plus. There are no US citizenship requirements. The funding is for a one-year term, renewable for a second year.   

To apply, please address a CV, with list of publications and 3 references, to René Marois and Owen Jones at this email address:   

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  The institutional resources at Vanderbilt are outstanding and include the Vanderbilt Institute of Imaging Science, the Center for Cognitive and Integrative Neuroscience, the Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, the Vanderbilt Brain Institute, and the headquarters of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience. 

Salary commensurate with experience.  Vanderbilt University is committed to diversity; women and minority applicants are encouraged to apply.  Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

For more information, please contact René Marois ( and Owen Jones (


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Owen D. Jones
New York Alumni Chancellor's Chair in Law
Professor of Biological Sciences 
Director, MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience

Vanderbilt University
131  21st Avenue, South
Nashville, TN 37203-1181

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