PhD, Indiana University (USA)

Graduate Student Opportunities at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington. We are pleased to share that we are recruiting students for our PhD program in Health Behavior for fall 2021. Our program offers outstanding training for individuals interested in pursuing careers in public health research. We are especially looking for students with interests in—among other areas—the causes, prevention, and treatment of substance use problems, chronic pain, and related mental health conditions.

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Postdoc, Virginia Commonwealth University (USA)

The Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics (VIPBG; vipbg.vcu.edu) is pleased to invite applications for postdoctoral training with a focus on mental health.

The Institute offers a rich interdisciplinary training environment. VIPBG faculty include leaders in the fields of behavioral and psychiatric genetics and represent a wide range of scientific backgrounds, from molecular and statistical genetics to epidemiology, psychology and psychiatry.

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Chair and Tenured Full Professor, Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington (USA)

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Indiana University School of Public Health‐Bloomington (SPH‐B) invites applications for the position of Chair and Tenured Full Professor.

Individuals are sought who will contribute multidisciplinary perspectives, conceptual and methodological diversity, and research leadership and mentoring strengths to the Department’s efforts toward academic excellence in research and to teach approaches for primordial, primary, secondary, and tertiary disease prevention in order to ultimately improve public health in Indiana and beyond.

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Post-doc, University of Bristol (UK)

We are seeking to appoint a Research Associate in Behavioural Genetics / Genetic Epidemiology. Funding for the post is available for five years, until August 2025. This is a post-doctoral position, associated with a European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant. It will involve quantitative analysis to explore the importance of gene-environment interactions within the developmental origins of health and disease. The project is based in the School of Economics, but it involves collaborations across multiple disciplines.

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Post-doc, University of Helsinki (Finland)

FIMM is currently seeking a postdoctoral researcher
to join Cognitive and Brain Aging group. A postdoctoral researcher will be working in FIMM Cognitive and Brain Aging group led by Dr. Eero Vuoksimaa. Cognitive and Brain Aging group studies risk and protective factors of old age cognitive impairment and aims to improve early detection and diagnosis of dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. We are also interested in healthy cognitive aging and cognitive reserve. Our multidisciplinary approach includes e.g., epidemiology, twins studies, molecular genetics, neuropsychology and brain imaging. We are seeking highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to work in a project that aims to understand the mechanisms of cognitive and brain aging from middle age to the oldest-old. Project is done in close collaboration with national and international researchers including Turku PET Centre and University of California, San Diego.

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Post-doc, Karolinska Institutet (Sweden)

The psychiatric genetic epidemiology group within Karolinska Institute (Stockholm, Sweden) is comprised of numerous researchers ranging from graduate students to senior professors. Several large case-control and cohort populations are available with genetic data and complete medical and demographic information. The research is performed in an interdisciplinary setting with strong collaboration with clinical departments and other national and international research groups. The current project will be led by Dr. Sarah Bergen in collaboration with Profs. Kenneth Kendler, Paul Lichtenstein, and Patrick Sullivan. We are searching for a dedicated and creative postdoctoral researcher for an initial appointment of 2 years and possible extension for up to 2 additional years.

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Post-doc, University of Edinburgh (Scotland, UK)

A postdoctoral position is available on the five year MRC funded project titled ‘From genetic sequence to phenotypic consequence: genetic and environmental links between cognitive ability, socioeconomic position, and health’. The duties of the candidate will focus on using and developing statistical genetic tools using genome wide association study (GWAS) data. The goal of the project is the further elucidation of the genetic architecture of cognitive and socioeconomic traits, their relationship with neuroimaging and health outcomes, optimising risk prediction, and understanding biology. The RA will work under the supervision of the project Principal Investigator (PI) Dr W. David Hill.

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Post-docs, University of Minnesota (USA)

The University of Minnesota seeks postdoctoral fellows interested in conducting innovative multidisciplinary research in domains including behavioral neuroscience, clinical neuroscience, clinical psychology, and/or behavioral genetics. Fellows are supported by a T32 training grant funded by the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Drug Abuse. The purpose of the training program is to provide research and training opportunities to encourage the development of multidisciplinary skills within or across the above domains as they relate to drug use, addiction, and related psychopathology. There is a particular emphasis on using large-scale neuroimaging and genetic datasets to address questions pertinent to addiction.

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Post-docs, PhD, University College London (UK)

We advertise 2 postdoctoral fellowships and 2 PhDs studentships at University College London. These positions provide an exciting opportunity to join Intergenerational-RISK (I-RISK), a European Research Council funded project aiming to identify causal intergenerational pathways linking parental risk factors to child mental illness. Deadlines for applications early July.
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Post-doc, Virginia Commonwealth University (USA)

The Department of Psychiatry, within the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, Virginia, invites applications for a full-time postdoctoral researcher position, available immediately. This is a two-year position, with the possibility of renewal for a third year. The successful applicant will contribute to a research program on the relationship between alcohol/drug use disorders and suicidal behavior (attempts and death). This program is funded through NIAAA and utilizes Swedish national registers to address questions related to the general and genetic epidemiology of suicidal behavior, specifically within the context of substance use disorders. Opportunities are available for travel to work with Swedish collaborators, conference presentations, and workshop attendance to further develop analytic skills.

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