Research Associate-Fixed Term for Psychology Social Science Michigan State University Department of Psychology Social Science United States

Research Associate-Fixed Term

 

 

Job no: 544910

Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff

Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Social Science

Department: Psychology Social Science 10038698

Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience

Location: East Lansing

Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific, Education/Training, Health Care Support

 

Position Summary

 

The Mother-Infant Studies Lab in the Department of Psychology at Michigan State University seeks a Research Associate (Postdoc) who is interested in understanding the effects of prenatal stress on the mother-infant relationship. The position will center on an NICHD-funded longitudinal study examining the relationship between the timing of intimate partner violence and other stressors.

 

We are seeking candidates with a doctoral degree in clinical or developmental psychology, or related fields such as human development & family studies or human neuroscience. Successful applicants will have substantive interests in mother-infant research, and a goal of developing expertise in multiple methods to assess physiology and behavior. Research experience with high-risk mothers and young children, as well as with some of the physiological methods used in the lab, are desirable. Strong data analytic skills, particularly for longitudinal analysis, are also desirable. The position offers excellent transdisciplinary training across clinical, developmental, and neuroscience approaches to understanding prenatal stress, the mother-infant relationship, and infant development.  The trainee will be supervised by Drs. Alytia Levendosky, Anne Bogat (MSU Department of Psychology), and Joseph Lonstein (MSU Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Program).

Required Degree

 

Doctorate

Minimum Requirements

 

    individuals must have completed a Ph.D. by date of hire in clinical or developmental psychology or related field such as human development & family studies or neuroscience and must be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident status.

    Successful applicants will have substantive interests in mother-infant research, and a goal of developing expertise in multiple methods to assess physiology and behavior.

 

Desired Qualifications

 

    Research experience with high-risk mothers and young children, as well as with some of the physiological methods used in the lab, are desirable.

    Strong data analytic skills, particularly for longitudinal analysis, are also desirable.

 

Required Application Materials

 

    Cover letter explaining professional developmental goals and research focus

    CV

    Names and email addresses of three references

 

Special Instructions

 

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity.  The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Review of Applications Begins On

 

02/04/2019

Website

 

http://psychology.msu.edu/

Department Statement

 

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity.  The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

MSU Statement

 

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

 

Advertised: Nov 13, 2018 Eastern Standard Time

Applications close: Nov 13, 2020 Eastern Standard Time


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