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University of Massachusetts Amherst
Description: The War and Peace Lab, directed by Professor Bernhard Leidner, situated in the Psychology of Peace and Violence Program in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is seeking applications for a 2-year Post-Doctoral Research Associate beginning in September 2017, with opportunity for renewal assuming excellent performance and availability of funding. The postdoc will work closely with Dr. Leidner on a project funded by the National Science Foundation and the Binational U.S.-Israel Science Foundation, examining how the suffering or perpetration of intergroup violence in the past can facilitate or prevent intergroup violence in the present... (Read More)


Kellogg School of Management
The Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management has openings for full-time Pre-Doctoral Research Assistants in its Behavioral Lab.  If you are a recent graduate and are considering pursuing a PhD in Psychology or a related field, this is a wonderful opportunity to gain professional lab experience at a research university. As a Research Assistant, you will work with Kellogg faculty, PhD students, and Research Support staff to conduct experimental research with human subjects.  Your duties may include: creating or modifying IRB proposals; programming computer-based experiments using tools such as DirectRT, Inquisit, or Qualtrics; scheduling studies and recruiting participants... (Read More)

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Arizona State University
The Department of Psychology at Arizona State University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position examining evolutionary social psychological processes in the laboratory of Dr. Steven Neuberg. The laboratory integrates evolutionary theory with social-cognitive and intergroup frameworks to understand better a wide range of phenomena, including stereotyping and prejudices, obesity stigma, threat perception, motivated social-cognitive biases, religion’s effects on intergroup conflict, female sociality, and the effects of physical and social ecologies on social perception and behavior. One new direction takes a life history approach to explore the effects of discrimination and stigma on... (Read More)


Cultural Psychology Postdoctoral Research
Iowa State University
Dr. Susan E. Cross invites applications for a 1-year (and possibly longer) full-time Postdoctoral Researcher position in the Department of Psychology at Iowa State University, beginning August 21, 2017 (or as soon thereafter as possible). The Postdoctoral Researcher will work on a project funded by the National Science Foundation, USA, focused on goal pursuit in cultures of honor (with Dr. Ayse Uskul, Dr. Arzu Wasti, and Dr. Phia Salter, Co-Investigators). The successful candidate will join a vibrant international team of researchers and will have the opportunity to build his/her CV while contributing to our understanding of the role of honor in goal-related processes cross-culturally ... (Read More)


Postdoc: Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program
National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program (CPFP) is now accepting applications for Cancer Prevention Fellows. This is a unique postdoctoral training opportunity for scientists and clinicians in the fields of cancer prevention and control. The CPFP is multidisciplinary by nature, as we select fellows from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds to include basic science, epidemiology, health services research, medicine, behavioral science, nursing, social science, nutrition, health education/health promotion, law, dentistry, statistics, geography, exercise science, and engineering. Unlike some postdoctoral programs, our fellows have the opportunity to select their own preceptors, and develop and lead research activities based on their own interests... (Read More)


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