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George Mason University

Fairfax, VA
We are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to collaborate on research at the interface between social-clinical-community psychology and criminology. This NIDA-funded position supports two longitudinal studies of the implications of jail inmates’ moral emotions and cognitions for post-release substance use, criminal recidivism, and HIV-risk behavior. Duties include: creating and maintaining databases, conducting sophisticated statistical analyses, collaborating with lab members on empirical articles, assisting in the design of new studies, and assisting in the supervision of our outstanding research assistants. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in social, clinical, or developmental psychology or criminology; outstanding quantitative skills, including experience with SPSS and Mplus; and excellent writing and presentation skills. Experience with longitudinal data is highly desired. Experience working with offender populations is also a plus. Applicants must apply online at http://jobs.gmu.edu and search for position number F9438Z. Applications should include (a) letter of interest and (b) a vita. In addition, three letters of reference should be submitted, either online to jtangney@gmu.edu or via regular mail to Dr. June Tangney, George Mason University, MS 3F5, Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444. Review of applications will continue until position is filled. George Mason University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Ad has been online since March 23, 2012
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