UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND PROFESSOR IN BEHAVIOURAL GENETICS School of Psychology The University of New England is seeking to appoint a Professor in Behavioural Genetics within its School of Psychology, Faculty of Arts. The appointee will have the opportunity to foster behavioural genetics within the School and the University. The School has an excellent research record in cognitive and clinical psychology and in biopsychology (http://www.une.edu.au/psychology/). Within the School there is a well established behaviour-genetic study of children's reading, language and attention, being conducted in collaboration with the Institute for Behavioral Genetics at the University of Colorado. There are several other behaviour-genetic projects under way. The appointment of a chair in behavioural genetics will identify the School as one of the leaders in this emerging area within Australia. The appointee will have an established and ongoing international reputation in any area of behavioural genetics, and will have a commitment to teaching and research supervision, as well as research leadership. The University of New England is a world leader in quantitative and animal genetics, and has several collaborative ventures in both quantitative and molecular genetics, nationally and internationally (http://ansc.une.edu.au/ansc/genetics/genetindex.html and http://agbu.une.edu.au/). The new position is thus seen as enhancing the University's reputation in this area of excellence. The University is a long-established research and teaching institution, located in the small cosmopolitan city of Armidale, and in a region of magnificent natural quality. The position will be funded from the Vice-Chancellor's Initiative Fund for a period of 3 years. After that period, funding for the position will be from the School of Psychology. Informal inquiries about the University and the position may be directed to the Dean of the Faculty, Professor Michael Macklin, telephone 61 2 6773 2223, firstname.lastname@example.org; inquiries about the School to the Head, Professor Bill Noble, telephone 61 2 6773 2528, email@example.com; inquiries about current behavioural genetic research in the School to Professor Brian Byrne, telephone 61 2 6773 2370, firstname.lastname@example.org . Salary: Currently $99,063 per annum (Level E), increasing to $103,026 after June, 2003 Plus up to 17% employer superannuation and salary packaging Plus initial research funding assistance Closing Date: 16 April 2003 Position no: An application package, including selection criteria, may be obtained from Mary McClenaghan, Office of the Secretariat on telephone 61 2 6773 3612, email@example.com. Applicants should address all the selection criteria in their applications. Applications will be accepted up to 5pm on the closing date. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment or to invite expressions of interest from appropriate persons. Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. Women are particularly encouraged to apply http://www.une.edu.au
The Department of Psychology at the College of the Holy Cross is seeking to fill a tenure-track position in one of two areas: evolution and human behavior or psychology of emotion. In the area of evolution and human behavior we are seeking candidates whose orientation lies broadly in evolutionary psychology, comparative psychology/ethology, and/or behavior genetics. Specializations in personality, psychopathology, cognition, and emotion as well as other areas will be considered. Candidates engaged in non-human primate field studies will also be considered. In the area of emotion, we are seeking candidates who focus on one or more of the following: development of emotion, emotion and social behavior, emotion and cognition, emotion and health, and the evolutionary bases of emotion. The Department is particularly interested in candidates whose empirical research is complemented by broad theoretical reflection and whose teaching introduces students both to the scientific contributions of their respective fields and to the intellectual controversies surrounding these contributions. Responsibilities include teaching courses in one's specialty area(s), teaching service courses (e.g., Introductory Psychology), and fostering active involvement of undergraduates in one's research activities. Candidates should have a Ph.D., be committed to teaching in a liberal arts environment, and maintain an active program of scholarly research. Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, recent reprints, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and three letters of recommendation, one of which focuses on teaching or teaching potential. The deadline for all materials is October 30, 2002. Send all materials to: Daniel Bitran, Chair, Department of Psychology, College of the Holy Cross, P.O. Box 38A, Worcester, MA 01610. The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective, Jesuit liberal arts college with an undergraduate student body of approximately 2,700. The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH TRAINING POSITIONS open for M.D.s (child and general psychiatrists, developmental pediatricians) and Ph.D.s in neuroscience, developmental psychobiology and psychopathology in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado (Martin Reite, M.D., Program Director). Funded by NIMH, training emphasizes the neuroscience research tools (molecular, behavioral and psychiatric genetics, functional/structural neuroimaging, cognitive and behavioral analyses) needed to understand complex behavioral and psychiatric disorders. Apply now for summer/fall 2002 positions. Deadline for summer/fall 2003 is December 31, 2002. Visit our website at www.dprgpostdoc.org for program information, faculty descriptions and application details. Email contact: Linda.Greco-Sanders@uchsc.edu. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply; applicants must be U.S. citizen or have green card. The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
I would greatly appreciate your listing this opening on the BGA website. Interested individuals are welcome to contact me. Thanks. - Bob Robert T. Croyle, Ph.D. Associate Director for Behavioral Research Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences National Cancer Institute 6130 Executive Blvd., MSC 7326 Executive Plaza North, Room 4060 Bethesda, MD 20892-7326 (301) 435-6816 (301) 435-7547 (fax) firstname.lastname@example.org http://behavioralresearch.cancer.gov Behavioral and Social Science in Genetics Program National Human Genome Research Institute The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) announces an expanding research initiative in behavioral and social science in human genetics. We are seeking a dynamic and experienced senior investigator to direct this initiative. Our goal is to identify an outstanding leader to establish and direct a world-class behavioral and social science program that will quickly become one of the premier programs in this area worldwide. The successful candidate should have broad expertise in conducting innovative quantitative research on behavioral and social aspects of human genetics research and practice, with an appreciation for qualitative research. The candidate will have leadership responsibility in establishing the program, guiding a team of dynamic investigators, mentoring genetic counseling graduate students, and working interactively with leading medical and clinical geneticists. In addition to superlative scholarship, the successful candidate must have well-honed administrative skills to meet the demands of both research and program direction. The successful candidate will be able to interact highly with members of the Division of Intramural Research (DIR) in pursuing their own research interests, particularly in the context of innovative family- and population-based studies for which the Institute is known. Core support services available to the successful candidate include high-level computational and bioinformatics support unparalleled on the NIH campus. The candidate will also have access to the NIH Clinical Center for their own patient-oriented studies. The position is at the Associate or Full Professor level. This position includes a start-up allowance, an ongoing resource commitment of research support and space, a supply budget, support personnel for data collection and other critical roles, and post-doctoral positions. The NIH is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Interested applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a three-page description of research interest and vision, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Robert T. Croyle, Search Committee Chair c/o Ms. Claire Rodgaard NHGRI Behavioral and Social Sciences Search Committee Building 50, Room 5222 50 South Drive Bethesda, MD 20892-8002 The closing date for this position is June 30 . For more information on GDRB and NHGRI's Intramural Program, please see http://www.nhgri.nih.gov/Intramural_research
New Position at Caltech Assistant Professor in Genetics of Behavior We invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment in the Division of Biology at the California Institute of Technology. We are seeking highly qualified candidates who are committed to a career in research and teaching. The applicant should conduct research directed at using genetic and/or molecular approaches to understand animal behavior. We encourage applications from individuals working on vertebrate or invertebrate systems. The initial appointment term is four years, and appointment is contingent upon completion of all the requirements for a Ph.D. The California Institute of Technology is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans and disabled persons are encouraged to apply. Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, list of publications, a brief statement of research interests and teaching experience, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to: Chair of Genetics of Behavior Search Committee Division of Biology 216-76 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA 91125
The Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry (SGDP) Research Centre is an interdisciplinary collaborative enterprise that combines genetic and environmental strategies in order to study how nature and nurture interact in the development of complex behavioural dimensions and disorders. The SGDP Research Centre is part of the Institute of Psychiatry in London, which includes 150 people including 20 faculty, research grants of £15 million, and a new £15 million building. Several PhD research studentships are available which will provide a unique opportunity for students keen to receive interdisciplinary research training at the interface of social, genetic and developmental psychiatry. Current research projects focus on genetic (both quantitative and molecular) approaches to the development of behavioural problems, especially hyperactivity, anxiety and depression, and cognitive and language problems. More information about the Centre can be found at http://www.iop.kcl.ac.uk/IoP/Departments/SGDPsy/index.stm Please send your CV with a covering letter describing your interests and the names of two academic referees to: Ms Dee Abdurrahman at the Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Box Number P080, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 8AF.
Post-doctoral fellowships in developmental psychopathology. Applications from Ph.Ds and M.Ds are invited for 1 or 2 year fellowships in NIMH supported program (T32) for training in family relationships, developmental behavior and molecular genetics, assessment of stress processes, early childhood development and developmental psychopathology. Applications will be considered from March 1 until positions are filled for appointment in Summer, 2002. An ideal candidate would have experience in quantitative and/or molecular genetics and is interested in developing expertise in developmental and/or family research. Contact Jenae Neiderhiser, Ph.D. for more information (email@example.com) or send letter of interest and C.V. and/or inquiries to David Reiss, MD, Center for Family Research, George Washington University Medical Center, Ross Hall 613, 23000 Eye Street, NW Washington, DC 20008 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
VA Commonwealth University Department of Psychiatry recruiting three research assistant or associate faculty positions to conduct statistical analyses on large, genetically informative samples. MS or PhD in statistics, biostatistics or genetics required. Experience in structural equation modeling or genetic linkage/association is desired. Also desirable is experience with data processing, computer programming, SAS and knowledge of genetics. Send CV to Stacey Garnett, VCU, Box 980126, Richmond, VA 23298. MCV/VCU is EEO/AA employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities encouraged to apply. Dr. Michael C. Neale Dept. of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University Phone: 804-828-3369 Virginia Institute for Psychiatric & Behavioral Genetics Fax: 804-828-8801 800 East Leigh St. Suite 1-115, Richmond VA 23219-1534
Behavioral Scientist at the Human Genome Institute The Human Genome Institute has created an intramural behavioral research branch, and is looking for candidates to head it up. Dr. Robert Croyle from the National Cancer Institute is chairing the search committee to find a behavioral scientist to run the new branch. If anyone has someone they'd like to nominate, contact Dr. Croyle at Robert_Croyle@nih.gov.
Last Update: 5 March 2003