Job Openings

Current Job Openings:

Postdoctoral Position in neuroimaging of mood disorders

Candidates are being considered for a post-doctoral associate position to work with Dr. Anna Manelis and her team. A successful candidate will work on the NIMH funded research project that uses multimodal neuroimaging (fMRI, MRI, DTI and fNIRS) to understand the contribution of anticipatory processing to cognitive and emotional dysfunction in individuals with mood disorders.

Pittsburgh is a vibrant community which promotes diversity and collaboration within its university and medical systems. Our lab works in conjunction with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center to perform neuroimaging studies which will help us to better understand mood disorders, including major depressive disorder and bipolar disorders.

Required Qualifications: We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with a PhD degree (or anticipated PhD degree) in psychology, cognitive neuroscience, computational neuroscience or a related discipline. A strong research background in the analysis and interpretation of neuroimaging data is required. A successful candidate will have excellent writing and communication skills.


  • Help to run fMRI/fNIRS experiments
  • Analyze fMRI, MRI, DTI and fNIRS neuroimaging data
  • Write manuscripts
  • Present findings from studies at conferences

This is a full-time position that can be extended to 3 years. This position is funded by the NIMH and salary will vary based on experience.

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV, research statement, preprints/reprints of papers, and the names and contact information for two references to Anna Manelis (

Undergraduate volunteer research assistant position

We have 1-2 openings in the lab for undergraduates interested in cognitive and/or clinical neuroscience. Please contact Dr. Anna Manelis ( for more information.