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R-039568 Job Title
Postdoctoral Fellow-Life Sciences(Psychology)Agency
Texas A&M University - San AntonioDepartment
Department of Life SciencesProposed Minimum Salary
San Antonio, TexasJob Type
The Psychology Program in the Department of Life Sciences, in the College of Arts and Sciences (CoAS), at Texas A&M University-San Antonio, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Psychology Program. The successful candidate will be trained in Social/Health Psychology and be willing to work in a collaborative and fast-paced environment.
The position will be a member of a cohort of six CoAS postdoctoral fellows. As part of the inaugural cohort, each fellow will participate in a mentored, guided program of professional development, attend regular journal clubs and lab meetings, and receive support and guidance in grant and fellowship writing.
This is a research position in the laboratories of Principal Investigators (PIs) Dr. Ho Huynh and Dr. Malin Lilley, who are studying questions related to humility, health, and social outcomes. The Postdoctoral Fellow will be primarily employed as an effector of the research agenda of the PIs. Given the short duration of this initial appointment, a major part of that agenda will be to secure funding for continued employment via the writing of grant proposals pertaining to humility and health.
This is a grant funded position for one year, i.e. from 1 September, 2021, to 31 August, 2022. Grant funded positions are contingent upon available grant funding.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Working with PIs to advance research in the laboratory by:
Collecting and analyzing data
Presenting work at seminars and conferences
Writing manuscripts for publication
Writing and submitting grant proposals
Commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive laboratory culture
Mentoring undergraduate student researchers
May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor
Required Education and Experience:
Ph.D. in Psychology or equivalent field.
Ability to write effectively
Understanding of statistical methods and experimental design
Preferred Education and Experience:
Preferred education or training in Social or Health Psychology
Experience with project development and grant writing
Experience with the publication process
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and statistical applications
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to ensure understanding
Knowledge of standard laboratory regulatory procedures, including IRB practices
Maintain updated training and certification in laboratory safety procedures
Adheres to Federal, State, and Texas A&M University System procedures, policies, and safety regulations
Ability to perform light to moderate physical activity
Some evening and weekend work may be required
Please make sure to provide the following documents:
As the position starts September 1, 2021, all materials must be submitted by August 1, 2021. The position is open until filled, and inquiries or questions are welcome to Dr. Lilley at firstname.lastname@example.org
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