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Requisition # 2654

Position Basics

Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
College:Carver College of Medicine


Salary:$47,476.00 to Commensurate

Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Percent Time:100%
Position Description:

Postdoc Scholar in Behavioral Epigenetics

We are currently seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow with prior experience in substance use related research and statistics to join the laboratory of Dr. Rob Philibert MD PhD, professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Iowa.

The Philibert Laboratory is a world leader in substance use epigenetics and is affiliated with Behavioral Diagnostics LLC, an Iowa based Biotech company ( which holds the commercial rights for the use of DNA methylation technologies for the detection of various forms of substance use.

The successful candidate will participate in efforts to understand the interactions between the biology and psychology of substance use in large cohorts of adolescents and young adults participating in a NIH funded study. The successful candidate is expected to have an excellent grasp of statistics and behavioral psychology as well as a strong foundation in biology. 

Education Requirement:

  • Candidates with a doctoral degree in Behavioral Neuroscience, Biological Psychology, Health Psychology or closely related fields will be considered. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in Psychology and advanced Statistics is required. 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

  • Must be highly motivated, excellent in academic writing, and able to work well in a collaborative environment.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience with epigenetics and R-based high speed computing environments is desired.


Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vita
Name and Contact Information of References
Letters of Interest
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information

Contact:Brandi L Carr -
8972 JPP
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