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The Center for Sleep and Health Research, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing Science seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate to carry out projects in the field of sleep health and sleep disturbances including sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), circadian misalignment, and metabolic health in pregnancy. The research projects will use a behavioral sleep intervention to improve pregnancy outcomes. Expertise related to these research areas is ideal, but training will be offered. Highly motivated candidates with independency in biobehavioral research using quantitative methods, randomized control design, data gathering and analysis, manuscript, and grant preparation, as well as strong interpersonal skills are especially encouraged. The position is available now and will remain open until it is filled.