The Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is recruiting postdoctoral trainees for its NICHD-funded Postdoctoral Training Program in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research. Appointments will be for 2 years beginning in the summer of 2021. The program provides multidisciplinary training with an emphasis on social affective processes, communication, family processes, epidemiology, genetics, and biobehavioral research on intellectual and developmental disabilities. Faculty use sophisticated statistical approaches, longitudinal research methods, brain imaging methods, GWAS, social genomics, and psychobiology, among other approaches to data collection and analysis as applied to intellectual and developmental disability.
We are seeking candidates who are committed to a research career in intellectual and developmental disabilities, have completed prior research and training in the field, and have an outstanding academic record.
For application procedures and information, visit: https://www.waisman.wisc.edu/administrative-core/postdoctoral-training-program-idd/. To ensure consideration, apply by January 19, 2021.
Post-docs entering this program will become part of a multidisciplinary center dedicated to advancing knowledge about human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerative diseases throughout the life course. Our team of researchers, scientists, clinicians, and staff seek answers to questions about the causes and consequences of developmental disabilities like autism, Down syndrome, and fragile X, etc. For information about the Waisman Center, visit: https://www.waisman.wisc.edu/.
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