The Department of Psychological Science at Boise State University (https://www.boisestate.edu/psychology/) invites interested applicants to apply for the position of Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 2020, with an area of specialization in the biological bases of behavior, broadly defined (e.g., genetic contributions to behavior, neuroscience, psychoneuroendocrinology).
The Department of Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS; www.hhdev.psu.edu/HDFS) in the College of Health and Human Development invites applications for a tenure-track faculty member, rank open, whose research examines (a) developmental pathways to substance use, misuse, and addiction and/or (b) the effects of substance misuse and/or dependency on the health and well-being of children, youth, adults, and families.
We are looking for a post-doctoral researcher for a two-year full time post to work on two iconic Twins datasets with extensive genetic data: TwinsUK and the Twins Early Development Study. The main aim is to delve into genetic and environmental influences on the connection between physical and mental health, for example anxiety and obesity.
The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington invites applications for multiple tenured/tenure-track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor positions by individuals who will contribute multidisciplinary perspectives, conceptual and methodological diversity, and research leadership and mentoring to the school’s efforts. This is part of an ambitious school wide expansion across all five departments that added 24 new faculty in 2019, and aims to add an additional 6-10 new faculty in 2020. School priority areas include opiate-related research, nutrition and obesity, exercise science, rural health, and randomized controlled trials; however, we are also open to high performing, accomplished individuals outside of these areas. For exceptional candidates, several named and endowed professorships may be an option. Senior level applicants with a research team are encouraged to apply, as cluster hires are possible, especially on opioid addictions research. Women scholars, scholars with disabilities, and scholars from traditionally underrepresented minority groups are highly encouraged to apply. Dual-career hires are also a possibility. Each of the faculty hired will have tenure homes in a department within SPH-B; links to specific departmental websites are noted below. The anticipated hire date for these appointments is August 1, 2020 although this is negotiable with the ability to start earlier. Applications received by November 15, 2019 will receive full consideration, and will be accepted until the position is filled.
Both positions are focusing on identifying intergenerational risk factors for mental health and education achievement in children, using genetically informed causal inference designs. The post holder will have the opportunity to work on exciting topics with exciting data. Any candidate with a background in either behavioural genetics, causal inference, mental health, or education is welcome to apply. Candidates are encouraged to apply even if the do not fulfill all criteria.
There is a vacant position at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography for a PhD research fellow (SKO 1017) in Sociology. The position is for a period of three years without compulsory work or four year with compulsory work (primarily teaching duties).
There is a vacant position at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography for a Postdoctoral Fellow (SKO 1352) in Sociology, Demography or Behavior Genetics. The position is for a period of three years without compulsory work or fire years with compulsory work (primarily teaching duties).
Professors Michelle Meyer and Christopher Chabris are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow atto investigate the public understanding of genomics, including: how people understand personalized genetic information; how they view themselves, others, or human traits, behaviors and outcomes in light of genomic information; how they behave in response to this information; and how people understand and respond to scientific knowledge about the relationships between genes, behavior, health, and disease.