SAGE Junior Fellow Postdoctoral Program, University of California, Santa Barbara

Four postdoctoral positions will be available beginning on September 1, 2015. This is a three-year fellowship.

The SAGE Center Junior Fellowship Program, established in 2011, fosters interdisciplinary research in the study of brain-mind interaction at the postdoctoral level. We are seeking a group of highly collaborative, interacting fellows who are willing to take different approaches to shared conceptual challenges. Qualified applicants should be able and will be encouraged to utilize the UCSB Brain Imaging Center ( The Center supports the new PRISMA (3T) Siemens magnet as well as MRI compatible high density electroencephalography hardware. Center funding will be available for imaging studies.

In addition to developing research programs in close collaboration with individual faculty, Junior Fellows will enjoy special privileges, including access to visiting SAGE Scholars and attendance at regular group meetings to collaborate and share information about the role of psychology, cognitive neuroscience, economics, political science, anthropology, biology, physics, engineering, the arts, philosophy and other disciplines on the study of brain, mind and behavior. To be eligible for the Junior Fellows program, a candidate must have been awarded a doctoral degree or foreign equivalent within the past five years.

Proposed research topics must be related to brain-mind interaction. Interdisciplinary approaches are encouraged. We will strive to create a team based on common interests of the top applicants.

To apply, please send:
1. A complete CV, published article and three letters of recommendation
2. A statement of your research interests and a description of how those interests complement the goals of the SAGE Center.

For primary consideration, apply by February 1, 2015, although we will accept applications until the positions are filled. Letters of recommendation may be sent by applicants or by recommenders. Email the required application materials to; include your last name in the subject line of all correspondence. Alternatively, you or your recommenders may send hard copies to this address:

Michael S. Gazzaniga, Ph.D.
Director, SAGE Center for the Study of Mind
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9660

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.