Postdoc position at the University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada
University of Toronto
There is a vacancy for a Postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Scarborough to support the work of Professor Michael Inzlicht. This extramurally funded post is available for two years, starting on the 1st of July, 2013 or as early as possible after that date. The successful applicant will work with Professor Michael Inzlicht on a number of research projects, most notably a project examining the role of negative affect in the initiation of executive control. More information on Professor Inzlicht's research interests can be found here: www.michaelinzlicht.com
Competitive applicants will possess a relevant PhD in Social Psychology, Personality, Emotion, Social Neuroscience or a related field (e.g., Cognitive Neuroscience, Psychophysiology) and be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline. A demonstrated interest within the domain of emotions will be considered an asset. Experience with neurophysiological (e.g. EEG/ERP) and peripheral psychophysiological (e.g., EMG, SCR, etc.) methods will be valued.
The post will include managing and collaborating on all phases of research including study design; data collection and analyses; writing for high-impact journals; managing collaborative research relationships with colleagues; dissemination to academic audiences; supervision of research assistants and research students. The successful applicant will be able to present information on research progress and outcomes, communicate complex information, orally, in writing and electronically and prepare proposals and applications to external bodies.
Stipend: $38,000 per year; and health benefits are available. Funds are available for research expenses, including conference travel. For further information please contact Michael Inzlicht, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION: Please send your CV, covering letter, copies of representative publications to Michael Inzlicht (email@example.com). Please also send the details of two referees, who may be contacted to provide letters of recommendation. Deadline for applications is the 1st of April, 2013.
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