Month: February 2020

Post-doc Research Position – Cross-cultural Developmental Psychology

Job Advertisement: Post-doctoral Research Position available in Cross-cultural Development of Empathy

A Post-doctoral Research Associate position available for up to 36 months in the Psychology Department at Durham University, UK to investigate the cross-cultural development of empathy in human infants.  The project is funded by the European Research Council and involves both primary research to be conducted in Samoa and the UK as well as the opportunity to work along side the PI in larger-scale project management (with planned comparisons at multiple cross-cultural sites).  Primary research will involve conducting and coordinating research involving naturalistic observations and behavioural experiments, including eyetracking and psycho-physical measures. Please see the below advertisement for more information. I am very happy to field questions or enquiries from potentially interested candidates:
I would be very grateful if you can please share widely
best wishes
Zanna Clay
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Durham University

Zanna Clay, PhD

Department of Psychology
Durham University
South Rd, Durham

Phone: 0191 334 9114
Twitter: @zannaclay

Research postdoctoral position at CADB

Research Postdoctoral fellowship at the ASD & Developmental Science Lab

(PI: Kim), Center for Autism and the Developing Brain (CADB)
at Weill Cornell Medicine


Weill Cornell Medicine is seeking candidates for a two-year postdoctoral research fellowship beginning July, 2020 and based at the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain (CADB). CADB is a state-of-the art clinical and research program and a collaborative program of NewYork-Presbyterian, Weill Cornell Medicine, and Columbia Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and in partnership with NEXT for Autism.  CADB is located on the campus of New York-Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health Center in White Plains, New York. The Center provides comprehensive assessment and clinical services for hundreds of patients annually.


The Research Postdoctoral Fellow will work under the supervision and mentorship of Dr. So Hyun “Sophy” Kim, to support NIH-funded projects examining early behavioral features and trajectories of with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and developing early intervention programs, as well as an EEG/ERP study examining neural correlates of executive function and school readiness in children ASD at CADB’s ASD & Developmental Science Lab (PI: Kim). Responsibilities will include data collection, preparation of manuscripts and grant applications, and training research assistants. The Fellow will have opportunities for clinical training under the supervision of licensed clinicians.


The ideal candidate will be interested in pursuing an academic career as a clinical researcher. To support career development in research, the Fellow will receive protected research time and grant-writing mentorship. The Fellow will have an option to accrue clinical hours for their New York State Psychology license by delivering interventions (e.g., naturalistic developmental behavioral interventions in preschool classroom setting) and/or diagnostic and developmental assessments.


Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in clinical psychology or other related disciplines (e.g., developmental psychology, developmental neuroscience). Applicants who are completing the APA accredited internship and are eligible for a New York State limited permit or license are preferred.


The stipend is competitive with health benefits and vacation. Position will start in July, 2020. Interested applicants should email a CV and statement of interest to Dr. Sophy Kim at Application deadline: February 7th, 2020.


So Hyun “Sophy” Kim, Ph.D
Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College
Center for Autism and the Developing Brain
New York Presbyterian/Westchester Division
21 Bloomingdale Road
White Plains, NY 10605