Employment

Lecturer Positions

Lecturer, 2022-23, Counseling

The Department of Psychology invites applications for a 9-month Lecturer in Counseling Psychology position for the 2022-2023 academic year. Lecturers in the Department are expected to teach five courses across two semesters and engage in service (e.g. serve on Counseling program committees). We are seeking scholars with expertise in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in counseling and multicultural psychology and other substantive courses related to the candidate’s expertise and departmental needs. Apply online via the University of Minnesota Employment System ; reference job opening ID 348346.

Postdoctoral Positions

Postdoctoral Associate

The laboratories of Cheryl Olman and Audrey Sederberg at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, invite applications for a full-time Postdoctoral Associate. We are seeking scholars specializing in dynamical systems modeling of neuronal networks for work on a BRAIN Initiative-funded R01 in collaboration with Gordon Smith and Tay Netoff. Please apply by April 15, 2022, for full consideration. Apply online via the University of Minnesota Employment System ; reference job opening ID 344993.

Postdoctoral Traineeship in Genetic and Neurobehavioral Mechanisms of Addiction, its Risk Factors, and Consequences

The Department of Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts is searching for a postdoctoral trainee as part of an NIH Training Grant (T32). Read more about the position and apply

Postdoctoral Associate

Professor Scott Vrieze and the Minnesota Center for Twin and Family Research is seeking postdoctoral scholars to investigate the nature, origins, and development of addiction, psychopathology, and related conditions using genetically informative designs. These include genome-wide association studies and large longitudinal twin and adoption designs.  Individuals in the position will report directly to Dr. Vrieze, but will be able to avail themselves of resources in the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota as well as the Minnesota Center for Twin and Family Research, led by Profs Vrieze along with Bill Iacono, Matt McGue, Sylia Wilson, Monica Luciana, and Steve Malone. Both of these institutions have a vibrant history and exciting future in the use of genetic designs to understand the nature and origins of behavior and human experience.  Anticipated starting date is Sept 1 2022. Initial appointment will be for 12 months but is renewable annually, contingent upon satisfactory performance and availability of funding. Apply online via the University of Minnesota Employment System ; reference job opening ID 348358.

Staff Positions

ABCD Research Assistant

The Minnesota Center for Twin and Family Research (MCTFR) seeks to hire one ABCD Research Assistant (8352P1: Research Professional 1) responsible for executing all tasks associated with the ABCD (Adolescent Brain and Cognitive Development) protocol which include neuroimaging, neurocognitive assessments and clinical interview or self-report measures designed to assess eligibility criteria, psychopathology, medical health, social relationships, personality, and substance use. Research Assistants will review data to assure quality and transfer data to ABCD Informatics Center. They will work closely with the ABCD research participants assessing complex psychological traits.  A bachelor’s degree in a psychology or related field is required, as well as a flexible work schedule (evenings and weekends) and the ability to work onsite at the Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR) and Elliott Hall. Research experience, knowledge of DSM, excellent verbal communication, attention to detail, problem-solving skills and ability to work independently are preferred.  Salary range, $33-60K, depending on qualifications and experience. Apply online via the University of Minnesota Employment System ; reference job opening ID 348046. 

MCTFR Assistant Director

The Minnesota Center for Twin and Family Research seeks an “Assistant Director” (8208A1: Administrative Associate 1) responsible for planning, developing, and assisting general operations of the Minnesota Center for Twin and Family Research (MCTFR). General operations include pre-award budgeting, post-award finance, human resources, resource (facilities, IT, equipment) allocation, internal communication, external outreach, and Federal Uniform Guidance compliance in support of accomplishing specific aims articulated on 10+ grants currently funding MCTFR operations. Successful candidates are those with: (1) administrative skills to support, guide and evaluate the business operations of all MCTFR grants with minimal supervision so MCTFR Director and PIs may focus on scientific responsibilities, including two national multi-site projects; (2) prior grant, fiscal and operational experience in a unit managing multiple sponsored projects; (3) knowledge of NIH research grant administration; (4) adeptness learning and utilizing computer programs and software to solve problems independently and drive operational effectiveness and efficacy; (5) knowledge of “Uniform Guidance” principals to assure compliance with sponsored award responsibilities; and, (6) demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Apply online via the University of Minnesota Employment System ; reference job opening ID 348834. 

TRiCAM Research Professional 1

The Translational Research in Cognitive and Affective Mechanisms (TRiCAM) laboratory in the University of Minnesota Department of Psychology seeks to hire a Research Specialist (8352P1: Research Professional 1) responsible for conducting human psychological research and coordinating scholars (to include students and other scientists) affiliated with the laboratory. The Research Specialist will work as part of a team to refine experimental protocols and then to recruit, test and train research participants in completing the protocols. We especially encourage applicants from under-represented minorities to apply. This position is ideal for a college graduate interested in psychological or psychophysiological research who wants to grow their career by engaging in experimental psychopathology, including patient interactions and data collection.  Apply online via the University of Minnesota Employment System ; reference job opening ID 348509.

TRiCAM Research Professional 2

The Translational Research in Cognitive and Affective Mechanisms (TRiCAM) laboratory in the University of Minnesota Department of Psychology seeks to hire a Research Specialist (8352P2: Research Professional 2) responsible for conducting human psychological research and coordinating scholars (to include students and other scientists) affiliated with the laboratory. The Research Specialist will work as part of a team to refine experimental protocols, and then to recruit, test and train research participants in completing the protocols. The Research Professional will also perform statistical analyses under the guidance of the PI and other members of the team to establish and maintain data integrity and to test various hypotheses.  We especially encourage applicants from under-represented minorities to apply. Apply online via the University of Minnesota Employment System ; reference job opening ID 348434.