Postdoctoral fellowship, Emotion Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Training Program in Emotion Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will have two, 3-year postdoctoral fellowship positions starting in Fall 2015. Our program is focused on four areas of current emotion research: Personality, temperament and individual differences (lifespan developmental, genetic, cognitive and biological approaches); Affective neuroscience; Emotions and health; and Emotion and psychopathology.

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Assistant Professor, psychology department at the University of New Orleans (USA)

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Biological Bases of Psychopathology/Developmental Psychopathology.  

The psychology department at the University of New Orleans (UNO) is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the level of assistant professor. Recently recognized as the highest ranked PhD program at the University of New Orleans, the psychology department has a group of energetic and highly productive faculty. The Department has two strong and unique Ph.D. programs: one in Applied Biological Psychology and one in Applied Developmental Psychology.  There is a strong context of collaboration and integration across research labs, faculty, and the programs. More information on the department is available at http://www.uno.edu/cos/psychology/index.aspx.

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Special Issue on “Psychophysiology and Genetics”, International Journal of Psychophysiology

Call for papers: Special Issue on “Psychophysiology and Genetics”, International Journal of Psychophysiology (Elsevier).

EEGThis issue will include peer-reviewed original work at the intersection between genetics, brain, and behavior, an important and rapidly growing area of research. We plan to include papers spanning across a range of measurement domains, including but not limited to startle reflex, EEG, ERP, and fMRI and using different genetic approaches such as estimation of heritability, genetic association analyses of psychophysiological phenotypes, as well as family history association studies of neuropsychiatric disorders.

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Senior Lecturer, Epidemiology, Cardiff University (UK)

Senior Lecturer, Epidemiology

Institute of Psychological Medicine & Clinical Neurosciences, MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics, Cardiff University, School of Medicine

The MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics (CNGG) has brought together world-leading researchers to better understand the major causes of mental illness using discovery and translational research. Following an extremely successful first term, the CNGG has been renewed by the MRC for a further 5 years and this is one of a number of new senior level posts designed to further develop the CNGG and associated research.

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Assistant professor, Department of Psychology at Emory University (USA)

Assistant Professor, Quantitative Methods

The Department of Psychology at Emory University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in quantitative methods to begin fall 2015.  We seek an exceptional researcher who will complement one or more of our 3 graduate programs in Clinical, Cognition and Development, and Neuroscience and Animal Behavior.  A strong commitment to quality teaching is required.

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Post-Doctoral Fellow, Boston VA Research Institute (USA)

The Boston VA Research Institute is  seeking to fill a post-doctoral clinical research position to support the labs of Erika Wolf and Mark Miller at the Behavioral Science Division of the National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System.  The position is anticipated to start by 1/1/15.  This research position focuses on the genetics of PTSD and related comorbidities, diagnostic nosology, and the relationship between personality and psychopathology.

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Special Section on Neuropsychology, Genetics, and Epigenetics

Call for papers:  Special Section on Neuropsychology, Genetics, and Epigenetics

With rapid advances in genomics research, understanding the genetic bases of brain-behavior relationships is becoming an increasingly important component of 21st century neuropsychology.  Neuropsychology requests the submission of papers for a special section titled “Neuropsychology, Genetics, and Epigenetics” focusing on the integration of genetics and neuropsychology. 

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