Postdoctoral Position in Early Detection and Prevention of Psychiatric Disorders
Los Angeles, California, United States
University of California
- Los Angeles
Contact Michelle Craske
This is a NIMH-funded program offering a year of postdoctoral training in mental health research. The trainee will engage in a research project focusing on a topic related to prediction, mechanisms of onset, and/or prevention of psychiatric disorders, with a particular emphasis on psychotic disorders, mood disorders, or anxiety disorders. Assessment approaches must include at least one biological technique (e.g., genomic, neuroimaging, psychophysiological) and at least one psychosocial measure (e.g., social cognition, life stress, social support). Projects will ideally take a developmental perspective and employ a control group to model normal development. Potential trainees may come from any institution and must have a doctoral-level degree in appropriate field (e.g., PhD in Psychology or an MD with specialization in Psychiatry).
Send statement of interests, vita, and reprints/preprints, and have three individuals familiar with your research send letters of recommendation to:
Dr. Michelle G. Craske, Training Director
Postdoctoral Program in Early Detection and Prevention of Psychiatric Disorders
Department of Psychology, UCLA, 1285 Franz Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1563
Or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Upon receipt of these materials, applicants will receive a list of faculty mentors and will be encouraged to contact a prospective faculty advisor in their areas of interest to formulate a 1-page proposal outlining the broad goals of the research project. We will accept applications until January 1st, 2013; the start date will be negotiated with each fellow on an individual basis. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity Employer; applications from women and minorities, including individuals with disabilities and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, are encouraged.
When applying for this position, please mention you saw this ad in the APS Postdoc Exchange.