Feb 02, 2021
Candidates are being considered for a 1-year NIMH-funded postdoctoral position in the laboratory of Dr. Alex Shackman in the Department of Psychology at the University of Maryland at College Park ( http://shackmanlab.org/ ). For U.S. citizens residing in North America, we are open to this being a largely remote (‘tele-work’) position.
The focus of this position will be to support on-going analytic and manuscript projects focused on the neurobiology of fear and anxiety and its role in the development and maintenance of anxiety disorders, depression, substance abuse, and psychosis. A secondary focus will be linking variation in circuit function to thoughts, feelings, and behavior in the clinic and real-world, indexed via semi-structured interviews and smartphone-based ecological momentary assessment (EMA). In most cases, data have already been collected. There will be opportunities to become involved in other projects, develop new analytic strategies, and develop mentored...
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