Current Position Available: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Location: Baylor University (Waco, Texas)

Department: Psychology and Neuroscience
Start Date: Flexible

End Date: May 31, 2023

Background: The Baylor Behavioral Medicine Laboratory (PI: Dr. Annie Ginty) is seeking a candidate for a full-time postdoctoral fellow. The laboratory investigates how the brain links psychological experiences, specifically stress, with cognitive, biological, and behavioral changes that matter for health. The laboratory integrates psychophysiological, neuroimaging, neuroendocrine, and epidemiological methods.

Role of Postdoctoral Fellow: The postdoctoral fellow will play a vital role in assisting with an ongoing NIH funded research study examining metabolic, cardiovascular, and neural responses to stress and exercise. Additionally, the postdoctoral fellow will assist with other ongoing projects in the Baylor Behavioral Medicine Laboratory, including analyzing and publishing already collected data, developing new studies, providing support for existing research grants and writing new research grants, and being involved in ongoing community engagement.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have 1.) a Ph.D. (ABD will be considered, but must have PhD prior to starting the position), 2.) research experience in one or more of the following areas: health psychology, clinical health psychology, psychophysiology, biological psychology, sport and exercise psychology, exercise physiology, or behavioral medicine, and 3.) excellent writing skills. Previous experience examining biological responses to psychological stress, metabolic responses to exercise, and/or neuroimaging is preferred.

Application Requirements: To apply, candidates should submit an electronic packet with the following items to ( 1.) a cover letter describing your research experience, interests, and goals for the position, 2.) a curriculum vita (CV), and 3.) names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be reviewed continuously until the position is filled.

Questions Regarding Application: For questions pertaining to the application process or to learn more about the postdoctoral fellow position, please contact Dr. Annie Ginty by email (

Interested in becoming a graduate student?

Want to learn more information about the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience’s Ph.D. program? Dr. Ginty is currently accepting graduate students to enroll in the Fall 2022 semester.

Information About Graduate School: Click here

Interested in becoming an undergraduate research assistant?

Please complete the application to the best of your ability. Applications should be saved with your full name in the title (e.g., Chris Smith Application) and returned to both and The deadlines for completed applications are as follows: spring semester November 15 and summer/fall semesters April 15. Tentative admission for freshmen in the fall semester is pending final grades. Only applications with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater will be considered.

Undergraduate RA Application: Click here