The Social Psychology Research on Intercultural Groups Lab (SPRING Lab, PI: BoKyung Park) at UT Dallas invites applications for 1-2 postdoctoral scholar positions, to begin in Summer of 2022. We seek in innovative scholar with a PhD in Psychology, Neuroscience, Sociology, Economics, or related fields. Information about our lab and the work we do is available here.
Minimum Education and Experience
Ph.D in a related field.
Preferred Education and Experience
An ideal candidate should have (i) intellectual creativity and innovation, (ii) a strong background in research design, (iii) proficiency in data analysis, (iv) professional autonomy, and (v) outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills. We are especially interested in scholars with a computational modeling background.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Postdoc(s) will work on collaborative projects that combine computational modeling, neuroimaging, and cross-cultural approaches. The projects aim to investigate the computational and neural underpinnings of cultural shaping of moral judgments and behavior.
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