Fellow (Post Doc)

Manhattan KS
Jul 06, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

General Description of Position:

Applications are invited for a Post-Doc Research Fellow to work on an NIMH funded R01 grant examining behavioral interventions to promote self-control in rats. The proposed experiments will assess the efficacy and mechanism of action of time- and reward-based interventions designed to mitigate impulsive choice behavior.

Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community. The Successful Candidate will: The successful candidate should possess prior experience in conducting laboratory behavioral analysis techniques, should possess basic computer programming skills, have formal training in data analysis skills, and possess good written and oral communication skills. Required Minimum Qualifications:

A PhD in Behavioral Neuroscience, Experimental Psychology, or a related field is required prior to the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Project management skills.
  • Mentoring
  • Stereotaxic surgery
  • Injections
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Basic knowledge of Matlab or related software are preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, research statement, and names of three references. For additional information, contact Dr. Kimberly Kirkpatrick by email: kirkpatr@ksu.edu.

Screening of Applications Begins: Immediately and until position is filled. Salary Range / Pay Rate: $47,500 - $52,000 Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.  Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.