Open date: October 5, 2021
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Last review date: January 31, 2022
Final date: January 31, 2021
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the
position has not yet been filled.

The California National Primate Research Center (CNPRC) at UC Davis is an Organized Research Unit that conducts
interdisciplinary research programs on significant human health related problems where nonhuman primates are the animal
models of choice. In addition to its major efforts in the area of research, the CNPRC is also committed to its missions of
teaching and public service.
Position Description:
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