Research Associate, Virginia Commonwealth University (USA)

The EDGE (Examining Development, Genes, and Environments) Laboratory in the Departments of Psychology and African American Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University is recruiting a non-tenure track Research Associate (Instructor Rank). The purpose of this position will be to play a leadership role in the scientific management of a large portfolio of research projects, all of which have the broad goal of understanding how genetic and environmental influences contribute to the development of patterns of alcohol use and related behaviors, such as conduct problems and depression.

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PhD student or Postdoc in genetic data analysis, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

The Complex Trait Genetics lab ( at the Center for Neurogenomics and Cognitive Research in Amsterdam (see is seeking applicants for a PhD or Postdoc position in Statistical Genetics/ Bioinformatics.Logo-CTG Research at the department of Complex Trait Genetics focuses on identifying the genetic and environmental causes of individual differences in human traits related to behavior, cognition and mental and physical health. We integrate knowledge from different fields (biology, genetics, neuroimaging, bioinformatics) and use and develop statistical tools to analyze genome-wide data sets for complex traits. If you love analyzing genetic data and working with large data files find via this link more information.

Distinguished chair in Psychology, University of Georgia (USA)


The Department of Psychology at the University of Georgia ( is seeking applicants for the Travis and Mary Osborne Distinguished Chair in Human Behavior Genetics beginning August, 2017. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Psychology or related field and an established, highly visible research program in the area of human behavioral genetics, broadly defined.

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Postdoc in Statistical Genomics/Genetic Epidemiology, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen (The Netherlands)

Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Statistical Genomics/Genetic Epidemiology, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Language & Genetics Department, Nijmegen, the Netherlands  

The Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, is offering a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position in Statistical Genomics/Genetic Epidemiology (Starting salary: €45,217 – €50,155 p.a.). The host research group, led by Dr Beate St Pourcain, investigates the genetic basis of human communication and language in large population-based cohorts.

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