Postdoctoral Scholar in Attitudes, Social Cognition, and Intergroup Relations
The Social Cognition and Intergroup Processes (SCIP) Lab in the Department of Psychology at Northwestern University invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar position starting in Fall, 2017. The postdoctoral scholar will work with Dr. Sylvia Perry and her graduate and undergraduate students on new and existing projects aimed at understanding how social contexts and attitudes affect behavioral and physiological outcomes within intergroup interactions. The postdoctoral fellow will also have the opportunity to develop their own projects.
Desired qualifications include: a PhD in psychology or a related field; demonstrated evidence of research productivity; excellent methodological and statistical expertise employing experimental and/or longitudinal designs; experience or interest in conducting research using cardiovascular or eye movement data; strong communication and interpersonal skills; and a passion for novel research in the areas of social cognition, intergroup relations, racial/ethnic disparities, and/or stereotyping and prejudice. The initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal for an additional year. Salary is competitive. Start date is flexible.
How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests (including plans for research to be conducted while a postdoctoral fellow), three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample to Dr. Perry (moc.liamg|balpicsun#moc.liamg|balpicsun). Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.
More about Dr. Perry’s research and lab here: http://www.sciplab.com