Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Behavioral and Psychological Aspects of Cardiovascular Health
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
University of Pittsburgh
The University of Pittsburgh has postdoctoral fellowships supported by National Institutes of Health. Training opportunities concern development and genetic underpinnings of psychosocial risk factors; personality, stress, and social processes; role of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, gender, and sleep as they relate to cardiovascular disease; and psychosocial interventions for health behaviors. Program is a mentor-based model with formal didactic work in areas relevant to research focus, e.g., statistics, behavior genetics, neuroimaging, and physiological assessment.
Faculty who work collaboratively with fellows include: Karen Matthews (Director), Matthew Muldoon (Co-Director), Howard Aizenstein, Bernard Devlin, Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob, Daniel Edmundowicz, Robert Ferrell, Peter Gianaros, Martica Hall, John Jakicic, J. Richard Jennings, Melissa Kalarchian, Thomas Kamarck, Michele Levine, Stephen Manuck, Marsha Marcus, Kenneth Perkins, Steve Reis, Bruce Rollman, Michael Scheier, Kim Sutton-Tyrrell, and Rebecca Thurston.
Faculty interests include psychosocial interventions for CVD and its risk factors, including smoking and weight regulation; development and genetic underpinnings of behavioral risk factors; personality, stress, and social support as related to CVD; role of gender, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status.
More information on the program and faculty can be found on our website.
Applicants must be a US citizen or have permanent resident status in accordance with NIH regulations for an NRSA fellowship award.
Applications should include statement of research interests and proposed goals for the fellowship; curriculum vitae; and three letters of recommendation. Send applications to Dr. Karen Matthews, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O’Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Email questions to email@example.com. EEO
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