Please pass on the information below to anyone that might be interested.
Inquiries should go to the address listed below.
Applications are now being accepted for a post-doctoral fellow to
conduct research into the Neurobiology of Yoga at Massachusetts General
Hospital . The successful candidate will conduct research evaluating the
neurobiological basis of yoga, and to assess the impact of yoga on
changes in emotion and cognition. The study combines functional and
structural MRI measures as well as behavioral and physiological
The lab is located within the MGH Psychiatry Department and the Martinos
Center for Biomedical Imaging, both of which have strong research
communities offering a wealth of potential collaborations. The lab
collaborates closely with the Osher Institute for Complementary and
Integrative Medicine at Harvard Medical School , and with several
Boston-area researchers working on various aspects of mind-body
medicine, allowing for additional potential research collaborations and
clinical training in these fields.
The start date is flexible, though it is expected that the candidate
would begin working in the lab by this summer.
Completed graduate training in psychology, neurobiology, or equivalent
is required, as well as experience with functional or structural MRI
and a regular yoga practice. There is a competitive salary with
excellent benefits. Send a statement of research interests, curriculum
vitae, and the names and addresses of 3 references by Jan 30th to:
Dr. Sara Lazar PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Charlestown , MA 02129
MGH is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are
encouraged to apply.
Sat Bir S. Khalsa, Ph.D.
Director of Research, Kundalini Research Institute
Research Director, Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
221 Longwood Avenue , Boston , MA 02115 -5817
Phone: (617) 516-6549; Office Phone: (617) 732-7994
FAX: (617) 701-1296