Dr. Tara Gruenewald, Associate Professor and Chair of the Psychology Department at Chapman University is seeking applications for a Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences. Ideal candidates will have training in health psychology with an emphasis in social psychology and/or aging/lifespan development.
- The Post-Doctoral Researcher at Chapman University will collaborate on multiple research projects focused on the role of social risk and resilience factors in affecting cognitive and physical functioning and health across the life course.
- Responsibilities include analysis and manuscript preparation support, participation in dissemination activities, including conference presentations, and grant proposal development.
- The postdoctoral researcher will have opportunities to collaborate with a larger community of scholars in the Center for Biopsychosocial Approaches to Health (CEBAH) and other affiliated research groups on campus, as well as external research collaborators.
- Requirements include a Ph.D. from an accredited program in psychology, aging/human development, or related discipline with methodological and analytic training to support research projects on social risk and resilience factors that affect healthy aging; evidence of excellence in research; competence in quantitative methods of research, statistics/biostatistics, and research design.
- The ideal candidate will have strong data analysis and writing skills, the ability to work collaboratively and independently, and a solid record of publication.
Chapman University is a nationally ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The university achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities and is ranked as #124th among Best National Universities by US News and World Report (2021).