Post-doctoral Fellowship in Health Psychology/Behavioral Medicine/Women’s Health

The Ohio State University Stress and Health in Pregnancy Laboratory (PI: Lisa Christian, PhD) is seeking a full-time post-doctoral research fellow interested in effects of stress on immune and neuroendocrine function in women in pregnancy and postpartum. This position is available immediately and will be open until filled.

The laboratory is based at the Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.  The successful candidate will prepare original manuscripts using data from established and ongoing datasets involving stress, depression, racial disparities, neuroendocrine and immune parameters, and health outcomes in pregnant women and their children. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing hypotheses, analyzing data, and leading the manuscript writing process for empirical papers related to behavioral medicine in women and infants. This candidate will also assist with recruitment, data collection, and data consolidation for ongoing projects, conduct literature reviews to increase knowledge and discover new research trends and methods, plan and design research to test new hypotheses, and interview, supervise, and train members of the research team. Prior training in clinical psychology, health psychology, developmental psychology, child psychology, perinatal epidemiology, psychoneuroimmunology, or related fields is required. Interested individuals should send a current CV, names of three references, and a one page letter of interest describing their research training, interests, and short- and long-term career goals to: lisa.christian@osumc.edu. More information available at https://stressandpregnancy.osumc.edu.