Company Name:

University of Missouri - Columbia


Columbia, Missouri

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:


Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:


Date Posted:

August 1, 2019

Research Scholar

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Missouri has an exciting opportunity for a Research Scholar to join our growing psychiatric research team.

Job description:

This Research Scholar will investigate the relationship between sleep and cognition in older adults with an emphasis on evaluating strategies for improvement in these areas. Will employ behavioral and physiological methods, i.e. neuro imagining, heart rate variability, etc, to answer research questions in this area.

Research Goals

  •  Utilize clinical and basic science to further advance your career.
  • In your role, you will be expected to develop an independent program of scholarly work to bring distinction to MU School of Medicine, make contributions to new knowledge and be recognized by peers at the national level for the quality and creativity of you scholarly work.
  •  You will be expected to receive sufficient peer-reviewed external funding to support your ongoing scholarly work from organizations such as the VA, NIH, NSF and other scientific organizations as to provide evidence that funding is sustainable.

Education Goals

  • To be actively involved in graduate and medical students education and postdoctoral fellow training
  • Graduating responsibility to postdoctoral fellow as appropriate in the laboratory.
  • Attending 80% of the department seminars unless emergencies prevent you from attending.
  • Actively engaging trainees in research including publication in peer-reviewed journals.

Min Qualifications: PhD in neuroscience and area if research Sleep and Cognition in Older Adults. Pref Qualifications: Recent involvement in Grant-Funded Research Projects relating to Sleep and Cognition in Older Adults.

This position will hold a title of Assistant, Associate, or Professor (tenure or non-tenure track) of Psychiatry. Salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience. Send inquiries to John Lauriello, M.D., Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, University of Missouri-Columbia, One Hospital Drive, DC067.00, Columbia, MO 65211

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