Research Associate, University of York, United Kingdom

Research Associate- University of York, United Kingdom, full-time, 10 months fixed-term.  The position of a Research Associate has become available at the Hungry Mind Lab (www.hungrymindlab.com) at the Department of Education at the University of York. The position is associated with a research project awarded by the Nuffield Foundation to Prof Sophie von Stumm. The project’s aim is to study the gene-environment interplay in children’s early life development, using longitudinal cohort study data. The successful candidate will have strong quantitative statistical skills. Flexible/remote working options are available. The post is for 10 months in the first instance, but may be extended depending on performance.

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GWAS summer school announcement, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

The goal of the summer school is to introduce researchers from various fields to key concepts, state-of-the-art methods, and computer tools in statistical genetics that can be applied in the social and medical sciences. The course will be highly quantitative and interactive, covering topics such as the estimation and interpretation of heritability using molecular genetic data, genetic association studies, polygenic prediction, and identification strategies to isolate causal effects using genetic insights. It will emphasize methodological issues such as appropriate study design, data integrity, multiple testing, detecting and controlling for potential confounds, as well as factors influencing the accuracy of polygenic scores.

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Postdoc, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Emotion Research T32, Madison, WI (USA)

T32 Postdoc Opportunity Training Program in Emotion Research

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) funded Training Program in Emotion Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will have one, 1-year post-doctoral position starting in Fall 2022. (We will submit our competitive five-year renewal proposal in May 2022 for the period of 8/1/2023-7/31/2028. If the training grant is successfully renewed, we may be able to offer two additional years of funding for this position.) Applications are due on Tuesday, February 15, 2022. For more information, please visit emotion.wisc.edu/.

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Multiple Tenured/Tenure-Track Positions, Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington (USA)

The Department of Applied Health Science in the School of Public Health at Indiana University Bloomington is hiring for multiple tenure-track open-rank faculty positions. The Department seeks individuals who will contribute scientific excellence through rigorous research and teaching in support of our mission of preventing disease and promoting the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities. Areas of special interest include social and behavioral science, substance use, maternal and child health, and human development and family studies. Click the following link for the job posting. https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/12172

Post-doc, Scripps Research in La Jolla, California (USA)

An opportunity exists for an accomplished researcher in computational genomics, statistical genetics, behavioral genetics, and/or computational biology to deepen their knowledge in the context of the emerging area of addiction and behavioral genomics.

The Peng lab in the Department of Neuroscience at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California is seeking a postdoctoral research associate. The ideal candidate would be a highly motivated researcher with a quantitative research background. The individuals who are interested in contributing to the following are encouraged to apply: cutting-edge research focusing on the dissection of the complex genetic and epigenetic basis of addiction and related human behaviors utilizing multi-omics data. The fellow will receive professional and career mentorship along with opportunities to advance their own expertise to become an independent investigator.

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Post-doc, King’s College London (UK)

Statistical Genetics postdoc (3 years) at the SGDP Centre, King’s College London

Come and work with us on the next generation of Psychiatric Genomics Consortium studies, including depression anxiety and eating disorders. Full details below, email Cathryn Lewis (cathryn.lewis@kcl.ac.uk), Gerome Breen (gerome.breen@kcl.ac.uk) or Thalia Eley (thalia.eley@kcl.ac.uk) for further information.

Please forward to anyone who might be interested – open to all candidates, with support for visa applications from outside the UK.

Full details: https://jobs.kcl.ac.uk/gb/en/job/037006/Statistical-Genetics-Researcher

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Post-doc, University of Tartu (Estonia)

University of Tartu is recruiting a Researcher in Psychiatric Genetics. The Institute of Genomics at the University of Tartu is looking for a postdoctoral researcher with a deep interest in understanding mental and somatic comorbidities to join our neuropsychiatric genomics team. The candidate will be offered to work with a large data-rich Estonian Biobank resource (more than 200 000 participants), take leadership in running research projects and to work internationally with the world’s top researchers in the field. The candidate is expected to actively participate in international consortium collaboration projects to gain critical insight into the genetic underpinnings of psychiatric disorders and into the interplay between mental and somatic health.

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Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Institute for Behavior Genetics, University of Colorado (USA)

The Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado Boulder, invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professorship with an academic appointment in one of the following departments: 1) Integrative Physiology, 2) Psychology and Neuroscience, 3) Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

The Institute seeks to strengthen its next generation of research on the genetics of behavior. In particular, we are seeking a scholar who utilizes animal models and state of the art tools to investigate the genetics of behavior. Priority will be placed on applicants whose research interests will integrate and complement ongoing areas of research including, but are not restricted to, pharmacogenetics, addiction, psychiatric disorders, cognition, development, or aging. The appointee will be expected to develop a productive, extramurally funded research program and participate in the undergraduate and graduate teaching missions of both the Institute and their academic department.

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Faculty position, University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA)

The University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a position in the area of Social Genomics, beginning August 2022. Social Genomics is a field of research that integrates theories, data, and methods across the social, behavioral, health, and genetic sciences. This position is the final of three hires in this area and is part of an interdisciplinary cluster hiring initiative (https://facstaff.provost.wisc.edu/cluster-hiring-initiative/), designed to foster innovative, outstanding research programs that will stimulate productive interactions among faculty and students interested in the integration of genetics and social science research across the campus and to expand interdisciplinary research in this area.

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