Duke University, Psychology and Neuroscience

Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708-0999, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Social Psychology
Appl Deadline:2024/06/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/11/15, listed until 2024/06/30)
Position Description:    

Postdoctoral Associate 
Duke Culture Lab / Dr. Cristina Salvador 
Duke University Department of Psychology and Neuroscience 

The Duke Culture lab, directed by Dr. Cristina Salvador seeks a Postdoctoral Associate to conduct research in Cultural Psychology and Neuroscience. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated ability in writing research papers, expertise in advanced quantitative methods, outstanding communication/time management skills, and interest in collaborating with and mentoring junior scholars. A Ph.D. in psychology or a related field is required. 

Position Details: 
The Culture lab is part of the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. This position will be in person (Durham, NC, USA), with an anticipated start date in the summer 2024. The appointment requires a two-year commitment, with an initial contract for one year with a possibility of renewal for a second year or more depending on performance and funding. The position is exempt and offers full benefits with compensation that follows NIH guidelines. It is open to international and domestic applicants. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting January 4, 2024, and the position will remain open until filled. 

Job Description: 
The Postdoctoral Associate will work closely with Professor Salvador (PI) and be involved in all aspects of the research process. The research centers on examining cultural differences in varieties of interdependence, self-perception, and social norms. Expertise in big data analyses (e.g., World Values Survey, Gallup Poll, twitter), fluency in additional languages and/or advanced EEG analytic skills will be viewed favorably. Ideas about how your research program could build upon or expand ongoing research in the Culture Lab will also be a plus. 

Required application materials: 
1) Cover letter (including a description of why you are interested in this position and why your previous research experience makes you qualified) including your contact information and ideal start date 
2) Your CV 
3) Research statement 
4) Names and contact information of two references 

Applicants should upload their materials through Academic Jobs Online. Only applicants that have applied through Academic Jobs Online will be reviewed. If you are not able to upload your application materials or if letter writers would prefer to upload their letters directly, please complete your application and email those materials to Meghann Koffi at meghann.koffi@duke.edu to be uploaded manually.

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Durham, NC 27708-0086