The Complex Trait Genetics lab (www.ctglab.nl) at the Center for Neurogenomics and Cognitive Research in Amsterdam (see www.cncr.nl) is seeking applicants for a PhD or Postdoc position in Neuropsychiatric Genetics/Bioinformatics.
We are inviting applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in genetic epidemiology, statistical genetics or related fields with an interest in cardiometabolic traits and diseases.
By using genetics, we aim to understand the biology that underlies the susceptibility to obesity and its links to related cardiometabolic traits. We study common, low frequency and rare variants  in an ancestrally diverse population of >40,000 individuals recruited from throughout New York City through the Mount Sinai’s ongoing BioMe EMR-linked Biobank,  in the large-scale UK Biobank (n = 500,000), and  in a unique discordant-sib family study.
Post-Doctoral Training Program in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research
The Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is recruiting post-doctoral trainees for its NIH-funded Post-Doctoral Training Program in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research. Appointments will be for 2 years beginning in the summer or early fall of 2018. The program provides multidisciplinary training with an emphasis on social affective processes, communication, family processes, epidemiology, genetics, and biobehavioral approaches as they relate to intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The position of NIH Scientific Review Officer, including in the Population Sciences and Epidemiology IRG at the NIH Center for Scientific Review is open.
This IRG includes the Behavior Genetics and Epidemiology Study Section
The window for applying is short (opening Jan 22, closing Jan 31). Be great to have a BG person here, so spread the word! (or apply!)
|Postdoctoral Associate in behavioral genetics and psychopathology research at the University of Minnesota, Department of Psychology.
Scott Vrieze is seeking postdoctoral researchers to contribute to behavioral genetic research in his laboratory at the University of Minnesota, Department of Psychology. The laboratory conducts genetically-informed research on a wide variety of questions, including discovery of genes that influence addiction and psychopathology, developmental psychopathology, the impact of drug policy laws including recreational marijuana legalization, and the use of online/wireless technologies to passively collect intensive longitudinal data on health-related behaviors. Successful applicants can consider any or all of these avenues of research.
Interdisciplinary Genetic Epidemiologist – Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health
The successful candidate must have a research program examining the role of genetics/genes in population-based biobehavioral health-relevant processes and/or outcomes. Programs that include consideration of how sex and or gender might moderate health outcomes are preferred. We particularly welcome applicants with experience integrating a range of biological, behavioral, and psychosocial data and/or methods (e.g., endocrinology/immunology, environmental influences, behavioral interventions, sociocultural interactions).
Postdoctoral position available at Virginia Commonwealth University
A postdoctoral position is available in the EDGE laboratory (Exploring Development, Genes, and Environment) at Virginia Commonwealth University (edge.vcu.edu). The primary focus of the EDGE lab is studying genetic and environmental influences on the development of substance use and related behavioral outcomes.
Open Rank Faculty, University of Oklahoma
The University of Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences is excited to announce an open faculty position at any rank in the Department of Biology. As part of our Biology of Behavior strategic initiative, the department is committed to building an internationally recognized center of excellence in the biology of organismal behavior. The Department of Biology already has a strong focus on the study of animal behavior, including 16 complementary faculty research programs that investigate physiological, developmental, and evolutionary processes that underlie how animals behave.