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Waco, Texas, United States

Baylor University


Contact Gary Elkins
Phone: 254-296-0824

Research Laboratory in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Baylor University is pleased to announce the availability of a Postdoctoral research fellowship. The fellowship has a minimum duration of one year (June 1, 2014 through May 31, 2015) and may be extended for a second year. It is designed to provide training in clinical research and health psychology. The Fellow will have an opportunity to a) participate in ongoing research projects; b) initiate independent research projects; c) prepare manuscripts for publication; and d) assist with preparation of federal grants under the guidance of a senior investigator. Areas of research include the application of hypnosis in women’s health care, improving sleep, identification of biomarkers of stress and fatigue, and emotional distress (e.g., anxiety, depression). Applicants should have or soon expect to complete their Ph.D. degree in psychology or a related discipline, but are not expected to necessarily have specific prior expertise in hypnosis, mind-body therapies, or biomarkers of stress.

To apply: email or send letter of application, vita, and three letters of recommendation to:; Dr. Gary Elkins, Director, Mind-Body Medicine Research Program, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, One Bear Place 97334, Waco, Texas 76798. Also, for more information contact Dr. Gary Elkins at Applications are currently being accepted. Completed applications will begin being reviewed December 10, 2013, however applications will be accepted until position is filled. Baylor University is a Baptist University Affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, Baylor University encourages minorities, women veterans and persons with disabilities to apply. Baylor, the world’s largest Baptist university, holds a Carnegie classification as a “high-research” institution. Baylor’s mission is to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community. For more information go to (

    When applying for this position, please mention you saw this ad in the APS Postdoc Exchange.

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