The Neuroscience and Education Lab (NEL) focuses on the development of self-regulation throughout the lifespan, from infancy to adulthood. Using a multi-method approach, NEL aims to build a comprehensive understanding of the ways in which early environmental adversity associated with social and economic inequality shapes cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and physiological aspects of development.

Sep 10, 2019
Position Description The Department of Population Health at NYU Langone Health is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow with expertise in developmental science to work with Dr. Clancy Blair, Bezos Family Foundation Professor of Population Health, on a research project examining the development of self-regulation in children in predominantly low-income, non-urban communities in the US. The position entails working with a research team and assisting with the management, analysis, and preparation for publication of data collected in a large, federally-funded longitudinal study. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong skills in generating and testing hypotheses regarding biological and social influences on development from birth through early adolescence. The position entails a leadership role in authorship of research manuscripts, posing and testing key questions and conducting quantitative analyses using a range of analytic approaches, such as mixed linear modeling, latent growth modeling, and econometric approaches. The position may also involve opportunities for the design and implementation of research protocols for planned new data collection. Qualifications Candidates are expected to have completed a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology or related discipline by the time of their appointment, to have strong analytical skills for quantitative data, excellent writing and communication skills, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a research environment. Application Instructions Please email alexandra.bennett2@nyulangone.org with a letter of interest including a statement of research, a curriculum vita, three representative publications, and names and contact information for three individuals who can be contacted for a reference.  Salary is commensurate with experience. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement N YU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, marital or parental status, citizenship status, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
New York University New York, NY, USA Full time