Primary Responsibilities: The Child Sleep, Health, and Development Laboratory in the Department of Human Development and Family Science at Auburn University is seeking a postdoctoral research fellow with a start date in the summer of 2023 and no later than August 15, 2023.
This is a two-year NIH-funded position with the possibility of extension. The fellow will work with Dr. Mona El-Sheikh and 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 and health disparities. Data are currently available from two federally-funded longitudinal studies that include 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 http://www.humsci.auburn.edu/~elshemm/
. Primary responsibilities of the fellow will include data analysis and preparation of manuscripts for publication. The position also provides opportunities for training in collection and analysis of physiological (autonomic nervous system) and sleep data. Competitive postdoctoral salary (NIH pay scale) and attractive fringe benefits; support for conference travel related to study activities and data analyses and professional development online seminars.