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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Northeastern University

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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Job Locaton : Boston, MA

Job Type : Full Time

Job Req ID : R107344

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About the Opportunity
About the Position:
The Social Emotions Lab at Northeastern University, directed by David DeSteno, in the Department of Psychology, is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to lead a grant-funded project investigating the ability of secular and spiritually-based gratitude interventions to foster human flourishing. In addition to working closely with the PI on research design and data analysis, the postdoctoral researcher will manage day-to-day operations of the research project, involving participant recruitment, data quality surveillance, and managing research staff. The postdoc will also contribute to designing public outreach initiatives to disseminate findings.

Competitive applicants will have a Ph.D. in psychology or related field, will possess a background in affective science, and have experience conducting longitudinal online experiments. Facility with Qualtrics (especially involving code customization) and multilevel modeling are a plus.
Must be able to undertake substantially full-time research or scholarship; work under the supervision of a senior scholar.
Position Type : Research
Additional Information
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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