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Post-doctoral Fellow in Motivation and Social Cognition
A post-doctoral position in motivation and social cognition is offered by Drs. Catalina Kopetz and Pontus Leander, in the Department of Psychology, at Wayne State University. This position is a full-time, in person, two-year appointment and would ideally start in August 2022.
Competitive candidates will have a research interest in motivation and self-regulation, a strong theoretical and methodological background, and will be proficient in advanced data analysis. Experience with goal pursuit methodology including goal priming, sequential priming, and other indirect procedures is highly desirable.
The successful postdoctoral research fellow will assist with the current projects in the lab as well as with grant preparation and submission and will have the opportunity to conduct and publish original research.
Position: Post-doctoral Fellow in Motivation and Social Cognition
Organization: Wayne State University
Location: Detroit,  MI 
United States
Salary: Competitive
Posting Start Date: 4/8/2022
Date Posted: 4/8/2022
Requirements Required Qualifications
·  Ph.D. in psychology. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position
·  Strong publication track record
·  Demonstrated proficiency with quantitative data analysis using SPSS and/or R
·  Evidence of effectively balancing multiple tasks and projects
·  Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication (oral and written) skills
·  Successful completion of background checks, screenings, and searches
·  Proficiency with experimental programming (such as MediaLab, DirectRT, Inquisit, etc.)
Additional Information
·  The annual salary is accompanied by benefits
·  Priority will be given to candidates interested in basic processes of goal pursuit that could inform a wide variety of real world phenomena
·  Depending on their interests, the post-doctoral fellow will have the option to be affiliated with the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies at Wayne State University under the direction of Dr. Pontus Leander https://clasprofiles.wayne.edu/profile/hj5572
Status: This listing expires on: 4/8/2023
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Wayne State University
Department of Psychology
5057 Woodward Ave. 7th Floor
Detroit,  MI 48202-4050
United States
Catalina Kopetz