PhD positions, International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Organismal Biology (Germany)

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Organismal Biology offers several fully funded PhD positions. The IMPRS is based in southern Germany and is jointly organized by the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Seewiesen and Radolfzell and the University of Konstanz. Outstanding students of all nationalities with a deep commitment to basic research in Organismal Biology are invited to apply. More than 25 internationally recognized research groups actively participate in the PhD program and offer challenging, cutting-edge PhD projects in the fields of Behavioral Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Physiology, and Neurobiology.owl

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Postdoctoral position, University of Pennsylvania (USA)

Postdoctoral position available at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.  The project is to study mechanisms of chronic pain in a well-defined pediatric patient population, diagnosed with fibromyalgia (diffuse amplified pain) or complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). The project will focus on GWAS studies from this patient population with opportunity to pursue other avenues of study (e.g. immune studies).

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First announcement BGA annual meeting 2015

SanDiego_I2015 BGA Annual Meeting, San Diego, California

The 2015 BGA meeting will take place June 17-20 at the Omni Hotel in San Diego.

Local hosts:  Bill Kremen and Carol Franz


Rooms at the Omni can now be reserved at the conference rate of $179 for a single/double.  You must book by May 26 to receive the conference rate. The following link will take you directly to the BGA hotel website:


PhD positions, Max Planck Research School, Nijmegen (NL)

 Call for Applications: 2015 IMPRS for Language Sciences PhD positions

 The IMPRS for Language Sciences is now advertising three fully funded PhD positions. The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Language Sciences is the leading research school in the world devoted to studying the foundations of human language. It is a joint initiative of the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, and the Centre for Language Studies of the Radboud University. The research school offers unrivalled training, top facilities (from genetics labs, advanced brain imaging techniques, psychology labs to supported fieldwork opportunities), and an outstanding interdisciplinary environment (see

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Postdoctoral fellowship, Emotion Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA)

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

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