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The Department of Psychology at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Personality Psychology. The candidate will be afforded the opportunity to work with any of the personality-oriented researchers at the university, including Jaime Derringer, DA Briley, Chris Fraley, and Brent Roberts. The postdoc will also teach one Psychology of Personality course per semester.

The ideal candidate will possess a Ph.D. in personality psychology or a closely related field of psychology, a record of published research, and strong statistical skills. Although not required, priority will be given to candidates with experience in/with and interests that align with the existing faculty including personality assessment, personality development, social, emotional, and behavioral skills, behavior genetics, statistical genetics, gender identity, sexuality, and attachment 

The start date for this position is negotiable, but can start as early as August 16, 2023

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing

Please send your CV and a short statement of interests to Brent Roberts ( Applications will be reviewed starting on July 16, 2023  and will continue until the position is filled.