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Post Doctoral Research Associate

Category: Research
Location:
Cambridge, MA

Department: Mothering & Infant Stress
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Type: Non-Union
Work Shift: Days
Work Days: 8:30-5:00pm
Hours/Week: 40
Date Posted: 08/07/2017
Requisition Number: hrq-71319

Job Details

  • The fellow will contribute to an innovative collaborative study that includes both behavioral assessments of the quality of the mother infant relationship and brain imaging of both mother and infant in our collaborating labs. The central aim of the research is to explore how maternal stress and brain morphology may translate into deviations in infant stress response, infant attachment behavior, and infant neurobiology over the first year of life. Assist in research and exploration of how maternal stress and brain morphology may translate into deviations in infant stress response, infant attachment behavior, and infant neurobiology over the first year of life. Oversee completion of study and participate in assessments and in all phases of data analysis and scientific writing during the final three years Oversee data coding, data entry, data analysis, and writing of scientific papers and presentations.

     

    Education: Ph.D. in Developmental or Clinical Science.

    Experience: Must have lab management experience, be able to manage complex projects involving research assistant staff, and have strong data analytic skills (SPSS, R, SAS). 

    Excellence in scientific writing is also highly desirable, as are good interpersonal and communication skills.

     

    Reliable transportation in between sites and appointments is needed for this position.

     

    APPLICATIONS: Interested applicants should send a letter of research interests and the names and contact details for three references 

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