The Early Social Development and Intervention (ESDI) Lab at the University of South Carolina is seeking a postdoctoral research fellow with a doctoral degree in Psychology, Cognitive Science, Human Development, Communication Sciences and Disorders, or related field to assist with several NIH-funded research studies related to infant development and early identification of autism spectrum disorder. The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will be involved in several longitudinal research studies focused on quantifying the emergence of, and interrelations between, social behavior, visual attention, and motor skills in neonates, infants, and toddlers at elevated likelihood of ASD and other neurodevelopmental disorders. The Postdoctoral Fellow will contribute to ongoing data collection and processing efforts as well as publication of manuscripts. The applicant should have applied clinical and/or research experience focused on infants. Knowledge of developmental research methods, such as eye tracking, physiology (e.g., heart rate), and behavioral coding is highly desired.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
PhD in Psychology, Cognitive Science, Human Development, Communication Sciences and Disorders, or related field; Applied experience with infants in clinical or research settings;
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 101776
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