Post-doctoral Research Fellow

POSITION #: 4223

DEPARTMENT: Psychology

POSITION SUMMARY: Post-doctoral researcher will be involved in research in the Stress Physiology in Teens (SPIT) lab working with primary data collection, preparation of manuscripts, analysis of data, and presentation of data. The researcher will coordinate and organize multiple beta-sites for a study on biomarkers.


25%: Prepare manuscripts and write-ups for publication and dissemination. Provide Dr. Shirtcliff with data analytic assistance.

50%: Coordinate and organize data collection at UNO for federally-funded study on biomarkers. Manage and coordinate data collection, analysis and writeup of beta-sites for biomarker collection.

25%: supervise undergraduate research assistants and partially supervise graduate students.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: PHD in psychology or related field. Experience working with psychological datasets and SPSS statistical program.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with biomarkers, neuroscience. Experience publishing in peer-reviewed data outlets and in writing and receiving federal grants.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience and education.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send curriculum vitae and three letters of reference to Dr. Elizabeth Shirtcliff, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, Department of Psychology University of New Orleans, New Orleans LA 70148 or

DATE POSTED: 9/24/2013

CLOSING DATE: The position will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applicantion materials should be received by 10/16/2013


The University of New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, ethnic minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.