The Stress and Early Adversity Laboratory (PI: Kathryn ([Kate] Humphreys) at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a postdoctoral position. The position has a flexible start date and could begin immediately (ideal start summer 2021). This position is for 2-4 years.
There are several ongoing projects examining the transition to parenthood, infant brain development, early environment/caregiving, and emerging psychopathology (read more at VUsealab.com/projects <www.vusealab.com/projects> ). The successful candidate will be responsible for contributing to the dissemination of science and participating in intellectual discussions in and outside the lab. Postdoctoral fellows play a vital role in the lab, working closely with the PI to steer scientific direction, assist in grant writing, as well as planning/managing projects, and mentoring graduate students, staff, and undergraduate research assistants.
Applicants with a PhD in psychology, human development, or neuroscience are likely to be the best fits for our research program. Ideal candidates should possess a background in advanced statistics, strong experimental and scientific writing skills, ability to work independently and in a team environment, interest/strengths in leadership, and be self-motivated. Experience working with children in a research setting is also desired. Additional strengths include competence in MRI data acquisition/analysis and/or clinical interviewing and assessment training.

www.vanderbilt.edu/postdoc/position-detail/?id=525 <www.vanderbilt.edu/postdoc/position-detail/?id=525>

If you are interested in the position, please email Kate () <)%20with> a CV, a brief statement of research interests (1 page), and the contact information for 2 references.