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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Manpreet Singh

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Singh, Manpreet
Department Name: 
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
At least 1 year.
Appointment Start Date: 
How to Submit Application Materials: 

To apply, please email the required application materials to:
Manpreet Singh, MD, MS
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University

Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Pediatric Affective Neuroscience at Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The Laboratory of Manpreet Singh, MD, MS, at Stanford University ( is currently accepting applications for a postdoctoral fellow position focused on identifying biological and environmental risk factors, understanding disease pathophysiology and developmental outcomes, and developing new treatments for mood disorders that begin in childhood. Mood problems in children are brain-based, and we strive to understand the neural circuit dysfunction that underlies them through critical sensitive periods in brain development.
This opportunity is open to candidates interested in accruing clinical hours toward licensure while enhancing scientific expertise.  Duties will include leading a team to implement existing grants, conceptualizing and writing new grant ideas, publishing manuscripts, and contributing to posters and talks. Candidates will administer diagnostic assessments and conduct clinical interviews; pilot MRI scans; and analyze multimodal neuroimaging, behavioral, cognitive, serum, and salivary data. Laboratory and Stanford resources include research-dedicated 3T MRI scanners, Clinical and Translational Research Facilities for genomic and other laboratory assay collection, biostatistical and computational core, and an interdisciplinary and collaborative research environment. Salary commensurate with experience. More information about our ongoing studies can be found at Position open until filled.

Required Qualifications: 
  • PhD (and/or an MD) in Psychology, Neuroscience, Engineering, Statistics, Computer Science, Neurophysiology, or related fields AND have fluent knowledge of psychopathology and the clinical assessment of psychiatric disorders.
  • It is also critical that the candidate effectively work and engage in a highly collaborative team environment.
  • Prior publications in related areas and experience with analysis of neuroimaging data is required.
  • Strong programming skills are preferred.
Required Application Materials: 
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A statement describing research interests and pertinent background
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Relevant reprints/preprints of research articles


Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.