Post-Doctoral Associate (Psychology)

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Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-07
Req: R100042011
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Position Details

The Department of Psychology, within the College of Arts & Sciences, is seeking a full-time Post-Doctoral Associate under the supervision of Dr. Amishi Jha. The post-doctoral associate will oversee data collection and analysis of neurobehavioral research that investigates the impact of mindfulness training in high-demand cohorts. A Ph.D. degree in psychology, neuroscience or related field is required. Cognitive neuroscience expertise, familiarity in conducting psychological training studies involving large-scale planning and logistical coordination, and a track record of academic publications are required. Familiarity with programming psychological experiments and advanced statistical methods involving HLM is highly preferred.


  • Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuroscience, or related field

Core Responsibilities:

  • Works and collaborates on studies related to field of study.
  • Ensures the design, development, execution and implementation of scientific research and/or development in collaboration with a research team.
  • Investigates the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and theories to potential inventions and products.
  • Maintains substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories.
  • Contributes to scientific literature and conferences, when appropriate.

Lab Specific Responsibilities:

  • Contributing to quarterly and annual reporting for grant-funded projects.
  • Participate in coordination, planning, design, and execution of grant-funded projects
  • Manage IRB submissions, reporting and management of studies.
  • Mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in their work on grant-funded projects.
  • Active dissemination of research in the form of posters, oral presentations, and peer-reviewed publications.
  • Engaging in team-based large-scale studies in military populations and other high-demand cohorts
  • Traveling to and leading data collection at off-site locations such as military bases.

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Posted: 10/7/2020
Application Due: 12/6/2020
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