Postdoc position in psychopathology research at the University of Minnesota (USA)

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.

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Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania State University (USA)

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).

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Postdoc, Virginia Commonwealth University (USA)

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 ( The primary focus of the EDGE lab is studying genetic and environmental influences on the development of substance use and related behavioral outcomes.

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Open Faculty Position, Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences (USA)

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.

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Postdoc, Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff (UK)

Research Associate (Postdoctoral Researcher)

The Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences and the MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics at Cardiff University School of Medicine seek to appoint a postdoctoral Research Psychologist for 3 years to work on a Medical Research Council funded grant ‘Early-onset depression: characterising development and identifying risks.’ This is an exciting opportunity to join a multidisciplinary research team investigating the causes of major depression.  Continue reading

Tenure Track Assistant Professorships, University of Colorado (USA)

The Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado Boulder, invites applications for up to two tenure track Assistant Professorships with an academic appointment in one of the following departments: Computer Science, Psychology and Neuroscience, Integrative Physiology, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, or Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. 

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