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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Postdoc, Ophir Lab, Cornell University (USA)

Postdoctoral opportunity: Genomic mechanisms of animal personality, Cornell University

RATThe Ophir Lab ( at the Cornell University is looking for a postdoctoral candidate with strong bioinformatics skills to investigate the individual variation in behavior and genomic profiles of a non-model system, the African giant pouched rat.


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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 ( and the Social Science Genetic Association Consortium ( 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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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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