Healthy Minds Innovations is currently seeking to fill the position of Science Director by an experienced scientist to provide leadership, oversight and ensure scientific integrity of innovative tools and services being developed and disseminated. HMI’s signature product, the Healthy Minds Program, is a scientifically-based program designed to cultivate emotional well-being via both inperson training and scalable, mobile-based delivery. The successful candidate for this role will build and lead a team to integrate mobile measures into the Program, design the ways in which these measures are delivered to individual users and oversee the data collection, data display and visualization, analysis and iteration. The Science Director will also lead program evaluation and collaborate with scientists at the Center for Healthy Minds and other academic centers on more formal research studies to evaluate the impact of the Program. This role also has an external presence, working with customer organizations, donors and collaborators. This position is based in our Madison, WI office, but this position is fully remote while the HMI is working remotely under current conditions.
A funded PhD position is available at the University of Edinburgh on the project: Air pollution and Dementia: Exploring genetic, cardiovascular and epigenetic moderators and mechanisms. This position offers integrated study and flexibility in training provision: a 3.5 year PhD for students with a relevant masters degree and a 4 year PhD for those with a high BSc (Hons), with a suite of bespoke training courses, informed by individual assessment of training needs. Training will be from the University of Edinburgh and the Karolinska.
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The Biobehavioral Research Lab (bbr.ucr.edu) is seeking a motivated full-time postdoctoral researcher to join the CATSLife2 project, the Colorado Adoption/Twin Study of Lifespan behavioral development and cognitive aging (CATSLife2), an NIA/NIH-funded research project to conduct research applying advanced statistical, genetic and geospatial methods for understanding associations between early life and proximal influences that influence cognitive functioning up to and across the midlife transition. The CATSLife2 team includes researchers at the University of California-Riverside, University of Colorado-Boulder, Kings College London as well as Pennsylvania State University and University of Texas at Austin.
Postdoctoral fellow in mental health, social differences, and genetics. The Norwegian Institute of Public Health has a vacant 3-year position as postdoctoral fellow in the project Reproduction of socioeconomic differences and mental health across generations (REMENTA), which is funded by the Research Council of Norway.
Postdoctoral research fellows will undertake advanced training in addictions and pursue their own research interests under the supervision of one or more faculty preceptors. The positions are funded through an NIH Institutional Training grant (only US citizens and permanent residents can be considered) or by the University of Missouri (without residency limitations). Doctoral candidates and recent Ph.D.’s interested in research opportunities offered by the training grant faculty (and described in the faculty pages of this website) are encouraged to contact us for more information. Information on postdoctoral traineeship stipends and requirements, including service payback, is available here and here.
Save the date for the Twin Studies in Behavioral and Health Research: Current Status, Prospects, and Applications conference held December 11, 9am-18.30 Brazilian Time (GMT-3).
Online Workshop | Event Free of Charge | Lectures in English
Postdoctoral Fellow positions are available in the University of Missouri’s Preparing Future Faculty – Faculty Diversity (PFFFD) Postdoctoral Program. The PFFFD program is designed to develop scholars for tenure-track faculty positions. Applicants should demonstrate how they can contribute to faculty diversity, such as through membership in a group that is historically underrepresented or through other experience. Postdoctoral positions are typically for two years and provide research, teaching, and professional development opportunities.
Applications are due November 2, 2020 by 11:59 pm (Central time)
The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at Indiana University School of Public Health‐Bloomington (SPH‐B) invites applications to join the faculty of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. This is an open-rank search, and applicants at all levels (assistant, associate, or full professor) are welcome. Individuals are sought who will contribute toward academic excellence in research and teaching in support of our mission to create knowledge and train the next generation to protect human health by improving the quality of environments where people live, work, and play. Multiple positions are available.
We have an exciting three-year postdoctoral research position available within the Psychiatric Genetic Epidemiology (PaGE) group at Nic Waals Institute, Lovisenberg Diaconal Hospital. The successful applicant will work on data from more than 100,000 children and their parents from the Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort Study (MoBa), including genotype data and longitudinal follow-up from pregnancy onwards.
Multiple positions at the postdoc and Research Associate (faculty) level are available in the EDGE laboratory (Examining Development, Genes, and Environments) at Virginia Commonwealth University (edge.vcu.edu). The primary focus in the EDGE lab is studying genetic and environmental influences on the development of substance use and related behavioral outcomes. The successful applicant(s) will have the opportunity to work across gene identification studies; longitudinal, community-based samples with genotypic data; and twin studies.