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Post Doctoral Associate - Psychology

University of Miami

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The Department of Psychology, within the College of Arts & Sciences, is seeking a full-time Post-Doctoral Associate for 18 months under the supervision of Dr. Amishi Jha. The post-doctoral associate will oversee data collection and analysis of neurobehavioral research that investigates the impact of mindfulness training in high-demand cohorts. A Ph.D. degree in psychology, neuroscience or related field is required. Cognitive neuroscience expertise and a track record of academic publications are required and expertise in advanced statistical methods involving HLM is highly preferred.

All applications are due by May 15, 2023. Earliest preferred start date: May 30, 2023.


  • Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuroscience, or related field

  • No prior experience required

Core Responsibilities:

  • Works and collaborates on studies related to field of study.

  • Ensures implementation and dissemination of scientific research in collaboration with a research team.

  • Applies statistical methods to large-scale, longitudinal training-related behavioral data.

  • Maintains substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories.

  • Contributes to scientific literature and conferences.

Lab Specific Responsibilities:

  • Contributing to quarterly and annual reporting for grant-funded projects.

  • Manage IRB submissions, reporting and management of studies.

  • Mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in their work on grant-funded projects.

  • Active dissemination of research in the form of posters, oral presentations, and peer-reviewed publications.

  • Engaging in team-based large-scale studies in military populations and other high-demand cohorts

  • Maintains substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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