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Post-Doctoral Associate - Behavioral Medicine and Psychophysiology

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Crookston
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID348821

LocationTwin Cities;Duluth

Job FamilyAcademic

Full/Part TimeFull-Time


Job Code9546

Employee ClassAcad Prof and Admin

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Postdoctoral Associate in Behavioral Medicine and Psychophysiology

The University of Minnesota Medical School (Duluth and Minneapolis campuses) is searching for a Postdoctoral Associate with strong research interest in behavioral medicine. The candidate will participate in an active NIH and NSF biobehavioral research program (Director, Mustafa al'Absi, Professor). Our research focuses on stress psychobiology, addiction, and global health research. The candidate will have access to a rich clinical research environment within the NIH funded CTSI and other centers. Abundant opportunities to analyze existing data sets and publish in peer reviewed journals.


Requirements include: As of the beginning date of the appointment to this position, a Ph.D., M.D. or comparable doctoral degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution.
Preferred Qualifications include: evidence of research excellence as demonstrated by publications and/or awards recognizing scientific excellence; good/excellent communication skills as demonstrated by clarity of presentation; training in biological or clinical psychology; and experience in human psychophysiological and psychobiological research.

About the Department

The mission of the University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth campus is to be a national leader in improving healthcare access and outcomes in rural Minnesota and American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.We do this by:

  • Educating medical students dedicated to serving rural Minnesota and American Indian/Alaska Native communities
  • Fostering excellence in research
  • Emphasizing the training of physicians in Family Medicine
  • Creating strong partnerships locally, regionally, nationally and internationally
  • Working in innovative, interdisciplinary and inter-professional teams


    Working at the UniversityAt the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
    • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
    • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship
    • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
    • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
    • University HSA contributions
    • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
    • Employee wellbeing program
    • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
    • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
    • Financial counseling services
    • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no costPlease visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.

      How To Apply

      Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section. Names, addresses and e-mail addresses of two to three individuals who will provide letters of reference are required. Applicants should also submit a personal statement explaining why you are interested in this position, background and research experience, career plans after the postdoctoral fellowship, and how you learned about this program.This position will remain open until filled.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Mustafa al'Absi at malabsi@umn.edu
      The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.


      The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

      Employment Requirements

      Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

      Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit: https://safe-campus.umn.edu/return-campus/get-the-vax

      About the U of M

      University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD)The University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD) consistently ranks among the top Midwestern, regional universities in U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges" issue.Overlooking Lake Superior, UMD provides an alternative to both large research and small liberal arts environments and attracts students looking for a personalized learning experience on a medium-sized campus of a major university. A firm liberal arts foundation anchors a variety of traditional degree programs, as well as professional and graduate students that draw on UMD's many research institutes and labs.

Keywords: University of Minnesota, Fargo , Post-Doctoral Associate - Behavioral Medicine and Psychophysiology, Healthcare , Crookston, North Dakota

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