Postdoctoral Research Associate - Stress Physiology Investigative Team

Updated: 15 days ago
Location: Ames, IOWA
Job Type: FullTime

Position Information:


Position Title:
Postdoctoral Research Associate - Stress Physiology Investigative Team


Appointment Type:
Post Doc/Trainee


Job Description:
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

 The Stress Physiology Investigative Team (SPIT) lab (https://research.hs.iastate.edu/spit-lab/) at Iowa State University has an opening for a postdoc scholar in neuroscience, stress physiology and adolescence.  We are seeking an individual with an exceptional track record of peer-reviewed publications, experience with statistical analysis of longitudinal data, and experience publishing about mental health symptoms.  The candidate should be self-motivated, have team spirit, and attention to detail. Experience utilizing or publishing fMRI data is considered an asset. The successful candidate will participate in an interdisciplinary research team to investigate neurobiology. The postdoc scholar is expected to independently analyze and publish papers relevant to the study goals and the candidate’s study interests. The specific duties include data harmonization and analysis, longitudinal modeling, and publishing/presenting research. The postdoc will be encouraged to pursue new research direction (e.g., participate in development of research proposals), and will help manage the lab and interact with graduate and undergraduate students. 


Required Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in psychology, biobehavioral health, neuroscience or related discipline. Prior post-doctoral training. Track record of producing high quality, scientifically accurate, peer-reviewed publications in field of adolescence, stress physiology and/or neuroscience


Preferred Qualifications:

 
Exceptional track record of peer-reviewed publications in adolescence, stress physiology and/or neuroscience. Experience with statistical analysis of longitudinal data. Experience publishing about mental health symptoms. Precision, attention to detail, and team spirit. Self-motivated. Knowledge of best practices guidelines for publishing transparent and reproducible findings. Knowledge of the interplay between gonadal and adrenal hormones. Experience utilizing/ publishing fMRI data considered an asset. Able to commit to 20 hours of working time per week. Able to adapt writing style to specific formatting requirements (e.g., AMA, APA). Confident using file-sharing technology (e.g., Google Drive, Dropbox, WeTransfer). Fluent in Word Processing, including table creation. Experience with reference managing software (e.g., EndNote). Possession of a reliable computer and internet connection to facilitate remote working. Experience presenting research at national and international conferences.




Proposed Start Date:
June 1, 2021


Proposed End Date or Length of Term:
February 28, 2025


Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period


Time Type:
Full time


Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three References

The candidate selected for hire may be requested to provide documentation to verify highest degree completed.
 

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.


Original Posting Date:
May 19, 2021


Posting Close Date:
July 21, 2021


Job Requisition Number:
R4944



Position Information:


Position Title:
Postdoctoral Research Associate - Stress Physiology Investigative Team


Appointment Type:
Post Doc/Trainee


Job Description:
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

 The Stress Physiology Investigative Team (SPIT) lab (https://research.hs.iastate.edu/spit-lab/) at Iowa State University has an opening for a postdoc scholar in neuroscience, stress physiology and adolescence.  We are seeking an individual with an exceptional track record of peer-reviewed publications, experience with statistical analysis of longitudinal data, and experience publishing about mental health symptoms.  The candidate should be self-motivated, have team spirit, and attention to detail. Experience utilizing or publishing fMRI data is considered an asset. The successful candidate will participate in an interdisciplinary research team to investigate neurobiology. The postdoc scholar is expected to independently analyze and publish papers relevant to the study goals and the candidate’s study interests. The specific duties include data harmonization and analysis, longitudinal modeling, and publishing/presenting research. The postdoc will be encouraged to pursue new research direction (e.g., participate in development of research proposals), and will help manage the lab and interact with graduate and undergraduate students. 


Required Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in psychology, biobehavioral health, neuroscience or related discipline. Prior post-doctoral training. Track record of producing high quality, scientifically accurate, peer-reviewed publications in field of adolescence, stress physiology and/or neuroscience


Preferred Qualifications:

 
Exceptional track record of peer-reviewed publications in adolescence, stress physiology and/or neuroscience. Experience with statistical analysis of longitudinal data. Experience publishing about mental health symptoms. Precision, attention to detail, and team spirit. Self-motivated. Knowledge of best practices guidelines for publishing transparent and reproducible findings. Knowledge of the interplay between gonadal and adrenal hormones. Experience utilizing/ publishing fMRI data considered an asset. Able to commit to 20 hours of working time per week. Able to adapt writing style to specific formatting requirements (e.g., AMA, APA). Confident using file-sharing technology (e.g., Google Drive, Dropbox, WeTransfer). Fluent in Word Processing, including table creation. Experience with reference managing software (e.g., EndNote). Possession of a reliable computer and internet connection to facilitate remote working. Experience presenting research at national and international conferences.




Proposed Start Date:
June 1, 2021


Proposed End Date or Length of Term:
February 28, 2025


Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period


Time Type:
Full time


Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three References

The candidate selected for hire may be requested to provide documentation to verify highest degree completed.
 

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.


Original Posting Date:
May 19, 2021


Posting Close Date:
July 21, 2021


Job Requisition Number:
R4944


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