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Job ID: 224089

Research Fellow
Auburn University

Date Posted Oct. 23, 2023
Title Research Fellow
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Human Devlmnt Family Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Human Development
    Family Studies/Child Development
The Child Sleep, Health, and Development Laboratory in the Department of Human Development and Family Science at Auburn University is seeking a full-time Research Fellow.

The Research Fellow will work directly with Dr. Mona El-Sheikh as well as her collaborators and trainees to investigate multiple domains of child, adolescent and young adult adjustment in the context of family functioning and socioeconomic adversity with a focus on psychophysiological regulation, sleep function, and health disparities. Data are currently available from two federally-funded longitudinal studies each consisting of six plus waves of data. Each study spans over nine years of development and includes a high percentage of ethnic minority participants from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. For a description of Dr. El-Sheikh’s portfolio of research, please visit her website Competitive salary and attractive fringe benefits; support for conference travel related to study activities and data analyses and professional development online seminars.

The start date for this position is flexible but no later than August 15, 2024.
This is a two-year NIH-funded position with the possibility of an extension for a third year. Continuation of employment is contingent upon available funding.

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