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.
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.
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.
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.
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.Continue reading
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.
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.
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.