Assistant Professor/PostDoc in Behavioral and Statistical Genetics, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

The Department of Complex Trait Genetics at the Center for Neurogenomics and Cognitive Research is seeking applicants for an assistant professor / postdoc position in behavioural/statistical genetics. The position will be embedded in the research activities of Prof. Koellinger’s group (www.philipp-koellinger.com) and the Social Science Genetic Association Consortium (www.ssgac.org). We work with very large genetic datasets to investigate traits related to behavior, cognition, and mental health, using and developing state-of-the-art quantitative methods.

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Research fellows for The President (USA)

ObamaWe are excited to announce that the White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team (SBST) is currently seeking new team members to join us in Washington, D.C. for a one-year fellowship beginning in October 2016. Since our inception in 2014, we have completed over 15 randomized evaluations with a diverse set of agency collaborators. Learn more about the President’s recent Executive Order “Using Behavioral Science Insights to Better Serve the American People,” our 2015 Annual Report, our team and recent activities by visiting our website.

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Postdoctoral fellowships, Boston University School of Medicine (USA)

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS IN THE PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROBIOLOGY OF STRESS-RELATED DISORDERS

Collaborating research groups at the VA Boston Healthcare System anticipate up to four NIMH-funded postdoctoral fellowships to begin September 1, 2016. These two-year training positions are designed to prepare researchers for academically-oriented careers in the psychology and neurobiology of stress-related disorders.  Previous fellows have launched successful careers in universities and academic medical settings.  Candidates with backgrounds in neuroimaging and/or genetics are encouraged to apply.

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SUMMER INSTITUTE IN SOCIAL-SCIENCE GENOMICS , June 2016

SUMMER INSTITUTE IN SOCIAL-SCIENCE GENOMICS, June 19 to July 1, 2016

Sponsored by the Russell Sage Foundation’s Working Group in Biosocial Science
From the evening of Sunday, June 19, to the morning of Friday, July 1, 2016, the Russell Sage Foundation (RSF) will sponsor a new Summer Institute in Social-Science Genomics, to be held at the Rutgers University Inn and Conference Center in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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2 PhD students, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen (The Netherlands)

Max Planck PhD Positions (4-year fully-funded, starting salary €2,125 per month)

We seek exceptional students, with a talent and inclination for first class research, as part of two PhD studentships in Genetic Epidemiology at the Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. The host research group, led by Dr Beate St Pourcain, investigates the genetic basis of human communication and language in large population-based cohorts and is embedded within the Department of Language & Genetics at the MPI, Nijmegen.

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Postdoc, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen (The Netherlands)

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

The Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, is offering a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position in Statistical Genomics/Genetic Epidemiology. 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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Health Science Policy Analyst Position at OBSSR (USA)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) seeks an exceptional individual to serve as Health Science Policy Analyst. The candidate should be knowledgeable, motivated and have experience with analyzing and monitoring developments in social science and behavior related programs, policies and legislation, and providing guidance and assistance regarding science policy issues.

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