The Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University seeks applicants for a post-doctoral research fellowship beginning Summer/Fall 2015. The post-doctoral fellow with work with social/health faculty (Drs. Judith Gere, John Updegraff, and Manfred van Dulmen) on projects that focus on dyadic influences on physical health (i.e., romantic relationship influences on physical activity/exercise, influence of close relationship experiences on physiological/stress outcomes). The postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to work with faculty who have considerable expertise in the areas of close relationships, health behaviors, and dyadic/longitudinal statistical analyses.
This full-time one-year Fellowship is renewable for an additional year, depending on performance, and pay is competitive with NIH guidelines. Qualified individuals should have a Ph.D. in social/health psychology or related field, relevant research experience, and have strong writing and statistical skills. Expertise in physical health (e.g., physical activity/exercise, stress physiology/reactivity) and/or dyadic/longitudinal analysis are an asset. The successful candidate will be expected to assist with management of an ongoing project, preparation of manuscripts and grant proposals, and conference presentations. The postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to both work with existing datasets and be involved in ongoing projects.
Review of applications will begin February 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Kent State is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please submit 1) a letter of application describing experiences, research interests, and career goals, 2) CV, and 3) two recommendation letters, and/or direct any questions about the position to Dr. Judith Gere (ude.tnek|eregj#ude.tnek|eregj).