The Memory and Neurodynamics (MANDA) lab at IIIT Hyderabad ( invites applicants to be considered for a competitive institute-funded postdoctoral fellowship.

Candidates with a PhD (or will have one by July 2022) in Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Psychology, Biomedical Engineering, or other related quantitative fields are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will work closely with Dr Vishnu Sreekumar whose group studies human memory and learning using smartphone-based lifelogging, virtual reality, and neural recordings (fMRI, iEEG/EEG) from the awake human brain. Candidates must have a strong research track record with relevant publications. Candidates will be expected to design and conduct experiments, analyze data, develop independence as a researcher, write scholarly manuscripts, and guide junior research students. Candidates should have strong computational skills, with proficiency in developing custom code in MATLAB/Python/R for data analysis. Interested applicants should submit a brief research statement, a current CV, and names and contact information of at least three references via email to by the dates provided below.


∗ Announcement in May/Nov beginning

∗ Application/Proposal submission by end of Jun/Dec

∗ Selection in July/Jan first week

∗ Start on Aug 1/Feb 1

More specifically:

For a Monsoon semester start date:

Apply by email: By Nov 30 (to leave time to prepare a proposal)

Proposal submission: Dec 31

Results: mid Jan

Start date: Aug 1

For a Spring semester start date:

Apply by email: By May 31 (to leave time to prepare a proposal)

Proposal submission: June 30

Results: mid July

Start date: Feb 1

Fellowship: Rs 75,000 per month.

Appointment duration: 1 year initially, can be extended upon demonstration of sufficient progress.