Washington University of St. Louis Psychological & Brain Sciences in St. Louis, Missouri

Post Doc Instructions

Please do not submit an application to this posting. To apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, follow the directions below in “Applicant Special Instructions”.

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the department of Psychological & Brain Sciences on the Danforth Campus.

Essential Functions

The Diversity Science Lab (PI: Calvin Lai) is looking to hire a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. The postdoctoral fellow is expected to contribute to the research program of the Diversity Science Lab by conducting research in implicit social cognition, attitude change, and intergroup relations. The term of the appointment is two years. Strong applicants will have:

  1. Expertise with building lab and web-based psychology studies.
  2. Knowledge of, or ability to acquire understanding of implicit attitudes, social cognition, and intergroup relations.
  3. Experience in designing, analyzing, and interpreting response latency data and related social behaviors.
  4. Topical expertise in social cognition, particularly measurement of attitudes and beliefs.
  5. Demonstrated ability to complete projects, as evidenced by first-author publications.
  6. Evidence of ability to collaborate with colleagues beyond the PhD-granting University.
  7. Experience in research design, participant recruitment, data management, statistical analysis, and scientific writing, and an interest in mentoring junior lab members in these areas.
  8. A commitment to reproducible and transparent research practices.

Required Qualifications

This appointee has earned a Ph.D. in Psychology or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

The postdoctoral fellow is expected to contribute to the research program of the Diversity Science Lab by conducting research in implicit social cognition, attitude change, and intergroup relations.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is commensurate with experience.

Applicant Special Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter that describes research interests and a curriculum vitae with a list of publication and contact information for three references to calvinlai@wustl.edu. Please use the following subject for the email "Postdoc Application: [Your Name]".

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate - Psychological & Brain Sciences - 40337

Job ID: 40337

Location: Danforth - Main Campus

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular