Postdoctoral Fellowship in Prevention and Methodology
State College, Pennsylvania, US
Penn State University
The Prevention and Methodology Training (PAMT) program at Penn State has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow. PAMT, a joint effort between the Prevention Research Center and The Methodology Center, cross-trains graduate and postdoctoral researchers as prevention scientists and methodologists. Through this National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)-funded program, prevention researchers are trained in the latest and most innovative research methods, and methodologists gain an understanding of the realities and challenges facing prevention efforts in real-world settings. This program presents a unique opportunity for postdoctoral researchers to receive training from some of the top prevention scientists and methodologists in the country.
Highlights of the PAMT postdoctoral program:
*Each PAMT postdoc has two mentors: one in prevention and one in methodology.
*Well-established senior investigators are available for mentoring.
*Trainees are immediately involved in ongoing projects with opportunities to publish.
*Trainees are encouraged to develop their own lines of research, are mentored on how to do so, and have protected time to make progress.
*Trainees are encouraged to write a grant proposal; training and mentoring in this area are provided.
*Penn State is the location of many exciting research projects in both prevention and methodology.
*Both the Prevention Research Center and the Methodology Center are interdisciplinary environments with substantial NIH funding.
*Special professional development activities for postdocs.
Who may apply:
To be eligible an individual must have completed all requirements for the PhD at the time the fellowship is to start. Trainees must be citizens or noncitizen nationals of the United States or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residency at the time of appointment. We are looking for trainees who wish to establish a line of research that has both a prevention and a methodology focus.
How to apply:
Please visit http://methodology.psu.edu/pamt/ for full application instructions.
When to apply:
We will begin to review applications on November 16, 2012.
Please see our website http://methodology.psu.edu/pamt/ for more about PAMT and contact information.
When applying for this position, please mention you saw this ad in the APS Postdoc Exchange.