The Neuroscience and Behavior Research unit at the California National Primate Research Center (CNPRC), is seeking
a postdoctoral scientist to participate in a multidisciplinary, collaborative, biobehavioral project seeking to understand how
social environment impacts cognitive, affective, and neural aging. This project is led by Dr. Eliza Bliss-Moreau, core scientist in
Neuroscience and Behavior at the CNPRC and a faculty member in the UC Davis Department of Psychology. The postdoctoral
position will be located in Davis, CA.
Successful execution of this project will involve carrying out both naturalistic observations and laboratory based tested of
animals, neuroimaging, data analysis and manuscript preparation.
The postdoctoral researcher will contribute to and be involved in all aspects of the research process, including the
development of new directions for the research study design, protocol development, data collection, data processing, data
analysis, as well as writing and publishing research reports and reviews. An important aspect of this position will be project
management and coordination.
The position requires a Ph.D. in psychology, biology, behavioral neuroscience, anthropology, or a related discipline.
Preference will be given to candidates who have worked with nonhuman animals in laboratory settings, with particular
interest in candidates who have experience working with nonhuman primates. Excellent written and oral communication skills
and organizational skills are required. The candidate must be able to work independently as well as part of an interdisciplinary