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Oferta de Trabajo  Código: 26850  

Puesto: Postdoctoral researcher

Función: Research on meta-analysis, open science, cognitive modeling, and implicit cognition
Empresa: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid Nº de Plazas: 1
Referencia: 2016-T1/SOC-1395 Publicada el 12/1/2018 Publicada hasta el 09/02/2018
Tipo de Contrato: Programa Talento Dedicación: Sin especificar  
Localidad: Madrid Provincia: Madrid Disponibilidad para viajar: Sin especificar
Fecha de Incorporación: 01/03/2018 Fecha de Finalización: 3 años

Nivel Académico

Titulación Académica
Psicología (Titulación Universitaria)

Áreas tecnológicas
S- Psicología

Idioma: Inglés Nivel Lectura: Alto Nivel Escrito: Alto Nivel Conversación: Alto
Idioma: Español Nivel Lectura: Medio Nivel Escrito: Medio Nivel Conversación: Medio

Conocimientos de Informática  
MATLAB, R, Python


The Department of Experimental Psychology at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid offers a 3-year postdoctoral position to work under the supervision of Miguel Vadillo ( on a MadrI+D funded project focused on meta-analysis, open science, cognitive modeling, and implicit cognition. The main goals of the project are (a) to design and test new statistical methods to assess the reproducibility of empirical findings in psychology, (b) to design and implement large-scale pre-registered studies on controversial findings in the area of implicit cognition research, and (c) to develop new methods to address the shortcomings of current research practices in this domain.

The ideal candidate should have a PhD in psychology or a related field, with a strong theoretical and methodological background in behavioral research. Good programming skills (e.g., MATLAB, R, Python) and familiarity with advanced statistical methods and/or data mining algorithms would be a valuable asset.

Our department offers a friendly and stimulating research environment. The successful candidate will benefit from access to fully equipped laboratories with testing rooms, eyetrackers, EEG machines and other resources, including a particularly efficient participant recruitment system. He/she will also work in close collaboration with a rich network of researchers in Spain and the UK. Additional funds to attend conferences and workshops are also available.

The position is available from March 1st 2018. Applications will be collected and assessed on a first-come first-served basis until February 9th.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application to including the following documents:

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Statement of interest (max. 3 pages explaining why you are interested in this position and how you can contribute to it)
  3. Names and emails of two referees willing to support the application with a reference letter, if necessary

For informal inquiries, please contact Miguel Vadillo,


This postdoctoral position is funded by Grant 2016-T1/SOC-1395 from Comunidad de Madrid, Convocatoria de ayudas de atracción de talento investigador para su incorporación a grupos de investigación en la Comunidad de Madrid (2016).