The Cardiac Neuroscience laboratory of the Department of Kinesiology and Health, located at the Center of Alcohol Studies on the Busch Campus of Rutgers University – New Brunswick conducts substance use research that integrates the conceptual models and methods of psychology, neuroscience, physiology, and advanced quantitative strategies. Our research focuses on cardiovascular signaling to understand the relationships between alcohol and other drug use behaviors, cognition, emotional regulation, and brain activity. This position focuses on psychophysiological methods to study how awareness of internal bodily states integrates with emotion regulation, cognition, mental and physical health, and behavioral flexibility towards alcohol and drugs. The post-doctoral associate will work collaboratively with physiologists, psychologists, and neuroscientists to model psychophysiological processes that support adaptive behavior.
Minimum Education and Experience:
A Ph.D. in Psychology or related field is required
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated expertise in the study of interoception and the use of cardiovascular assessment techniques, who can conduct data analyses in SAS and code in Matlab, and who has a publication track record. The candidate should have excellent oral and written English language communication skills.
ECG, Thought Technology
Posting Number: 19FA1627
Location: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 91909
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