Brandeis University
Jun 03, 2019
Postdoctoral Research Scientist in the Lifespan Developmental Psychology Lab at Brandeis University. [ http://www.brandeis.edu/departments/psych/lachman/ ]. Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position to work on longitudinal and intervention projects in the areas of personality, cognition, and health in adulthood. The position involves conducting research on multiple studies in an active lab. Opportunities include secondary analysis of longitudinal data and collaboration on experimental intervention research on behavior change.  Primary responsibilities will include project management and data analysis; preparation of manuscripts; and participation in interdisciplinary research groups. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in the social, behavioral or health sciences; relevant research experience; strong statistical and writing skills; good communication skills; and the ability to work effectively with others. Applicants should have a background in at least one of the following areas: 1) cognitive aging, 2) personality, 3) health psychology, 4) physical activity, 5) behavior change, 6) intervention research, and have expertise in experimental and developmental research methods. Proficiency in longitudinal data analysis is required and experience with multilevel modeling, latent growth models, and structural equation modeling is highly desirable. The position provides salary and benefits consistent with those for NIH postdoctoral fellows, and the appointment is for 1-2 years. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Margie Lachman via email ( lachman@brandeis.edu ). To be considered for the position, candidates should submit their application materials to: postdocpsych@brandeis.edu .  Please include: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statistical experience and career goals, and relevant publications. Please ask three referees to submit confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position can begin as soon as July 15, 2019, with some flexibility in the start date. Brandeis University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates  
Brandeis University Waltham, MA (8 miles west of Boston) Postdoc