Job Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Posting Number P0407F
Job Description Summary
The Child Sleep, Health, and Development Laboratory in the Department of Human
Development and Family Science at Auburn University is seeking two
postdoctoral research fellows with a start date no later than August 16, 2022.
This is a two-year NICHD-funded position with the possibility of extension.
The fellow will work with Dr. Mona El-Sheikh and her collaborators and
trainees to investigate multiple domains of child, adolescent and young adult
adjustment in the context of family functioning and socioeconomic adversity
with a focus on psychophysiological regulation, sleep and health disparities.
Data are currently available from two federally-funded longitudinal studies
that include a high percentage of ethnic minority participants from diverse
socioeconomic backgrounds. For a description of Dr. El-Sheikh's portfolio of
research, please visit her website https:// www. humsci.auburn.edu/~elshemm/.
Primary responsibilities of the fellow will include data analysis and
preparation of manuscripts for publication. The position also provides
opportunities for training in collection and analysis of physiological
(autonomic nervous system) and sleep data, grant writing, and mentoring
students. Competitive postdoctoral salary (NIH pay scale) and attractive
fringe benefits; support for conference travel related to study activities and
data analyses and professional development online seminars. Remote work from
in or out of town may be possible.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in psychology, child/adolescent development, or a
closely related field by the date of hire. ABD status is acceptable at the
time of application, but the terminal degree must be awarded by the date of
hire. Strong quantitative skills (e.g., expertise with SEM and multi-level
modeling) and experience with child/adolescent development research are
required. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet
eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the
appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the
proposed term of employment.
Experience with developmental psychopathology, sleep, or psychophysiology
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should apply via the online system at the following link:
https: // www. auemployment.com/postings/25037. Please provide a letter of
interest, curriculum vitae, representative publications, and names of three
references. Reference letters are not needed unless requested by Dr. El-
Sheikh. Only complete application materials will be considered. Review of
applications will begin on November 15, 2021 and continue until the position
is filled. For more information about the position or to check on the status
of the application review, interested candidates are encouraged to contact Dr.
Mona El-Sheikh (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age,
disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation,
gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
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