Postdoctoral Scholar Full-time, (Department of Geriatrics - College of Medicine)
Job Title: Postdoctoral Scholar Full-time, (Department of Geriatrics - College of Medicine)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 47990
Department College of Medicine's department of Geriatric MedicineEqual Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.
FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdfResponsibilities The Department of Geriatrics at the Florida State University (FSU) College of Medicine invites applications for a post-doctoral research fellowship. This is a full-time position anticipated for one year. The Postdoctoral Scholar will contribute to multidisciplinary research on the mechanisms and trajectories linking personality traits to cognitive aging and risk of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The successful candidate is expected to work primarily on secondary data analyses of longitudinal data and write manuscripts and grant applications.
The postdoc will work with Dr. Antonio Terracciano, Dr. Angelina Sutin, and other members of the Laboratory of Personality and Cognition across the Lifespan.Qualifications PhD in Psychology, Gerontology, Human Development, or related field.
•Advanced statistical skills.
•Experience with large datasets.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Preferred •Expertise with multilevel modeling, survival analyses, mediation models, and/or meta-analysis.
•Background in the areas of health, aging, dementia, and/or personality.
• Candidates who study minority and/or medically underserved populations are especially encouraged to apply.Other Information This position will be located at: Florida State University's College of Medicine - Main Campus.Pay Plan This is an OPS/temporary Job.
This research project is supported by a grant from the National Institute on Aging (PI: Terracciano).Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
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