The Child Development Laboratory at the University of Maryland, College Park, ( is searching for a postdoctoral associate to work on the HBCD, Healthy Brain and Cognitive Development study, a national study recruiting women during pregnancy and following their infants through the first five years of their lives.

The position is to begin Spring or Summer of 2022 and is for two years, with the possibility of an extension depending on grant funding.

One of the foci of the HBCD study is multi-modal brain imaging including EEG. The successful candidate will be responsible for working on the quality control of EEG and ERP data that will be collected at 25 sites around the country as well as collecting EEG and ERP data at the University of Maryland site. Other duties will include working with research assistants, graduate and undergraduate students. Position qualifications include a PhD in psychology, cognitive neuroscience, or a related field; experience with EGI high density for ERP and EEG acquisition and analysis; strong experimental and statistical skills; ability to work independently and in a team environment on multiple tasks and projects and to share one’s expertise with and train others. Experience with software programs (MATLAB, EEGLAB or other relevant programs), programming tasks (E-prime, Presentation), and statistical analysis (SPSS, R) is highly desired. Excellent scientific writing skills are also desired.

Please address questions or send a letter of research interests, a CV, and contact information for three references to Nathan Fox () and Jamie Listokin (). Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. UMD is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, political affiliation, physical or mental disability, religion, protected veteran status, genetic information, personal appearance, or any other legally protected status in all aspects of employment. UMD is actively engaged in recruiting, hiring, and promoting underrepresented communities; minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.