Postdoctoral Fellow

Auburn University

United States

November 15, 2021

Description

Posting Details 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.

Minimum Qualifications

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.

Desired Qualifications

Experience with developmental psychopathology, sleep, or psychophysiology research.

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 (elshemm@auburn.edu).

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