Please find here important funding news for FABBS Member Societies, such as BGA, and Friends:
Follow this link to find information on a Summerschool in Amsterdam about Twin Research and Human Genetics.
Please follow the link to find information on Jacob’s Fellowships.
BGA Executive Committee has co-signed the following NDD (non-defense discretionary) and FABBS open letters. These letters express concerns on scientific budget costs, and the impact that the recent Executive Order on Immigration in the US will have on science and scientific progress including research, training, innovation.
The Translation Neurogenomics Group focuses on genetic association studies of mental health traits, including schizophrenia, substance use disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorders. By researching a wide variety of symptoms that are typical of patients with a particular psychiatric condition, we can use newly developed statistical methods to discover associations between the condition and genetic variants.
For all researchers that work with human subjects from the USA (also in the context of consortia):The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and fifteen other Federal Departments and Agencies have announced revisions to modernize, strengthen, and make more effective the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects that was originally promulgated as a Common Rule in 1991.
Do you want to help identify areas of potentially transformative research? Serve as the liaison to our research community? Build new national or international collaborations? Experience how the merit review process operates?
The Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences is pleased to announce an opening for a Program Officer in Perception, Action, and Cognition. Specifics and application procedures can be found HERE (close date for applications is 2/13/2017). NSF offers the rare opportunity for scientists to join as temporary program officers for up to three years. Information about our rotator program can be found HERE.
Assistant, Associate or Professor in Behavioral Genetics position available at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Helsinki. Please follow this link for more information!
Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, is recruiting for an Assistant faculty position. The candidate will work in Dr. Amstadter’s research group, within the Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics. They will work across a number of funded and non-sponsored research studies on traumatic stress.
The candidate will also be expected to develop his or her own independent line of research. A doctoral degree in clinical psychology or another license eligible field is needed. Experience working with regulatory agencies (e.g., NIH, IRBs) is required, as is experience in psychiatric genetics. Grant writing experience is required, as is having a solid publication and presentation record. A successful history of grant funding is desired. Experience in conducting structured clinical diagnostic interviews focused on traumatic stress outcomes is necessary, and experience working with Veterans is highly valued.