Postdoctoral Fellowships: Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Alpert Medical School of Brown University
1/10/13 - rolling admission
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS: The Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University offers postdoctoral fellowships that range in their training emphasis from primarily clinical to 100% research.
ADULT track areas of study include women's issues; mood disorders including treatment outcome studies; treatment of addictive disorders; psychiatric measurement and diagnostic assessment; PTSD; HIV risk reduction interventions; anxiety disorders; mental health, behavioral health, and substance use in primary care; effectiveness and implementation of empirically supported therapies in prisons; and body dysmorphic disorder. Adult Treatment Research in Psychotherapy and Pharmacotherapy is the focus of training in the NIMH-funded T32.
HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY/BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE track areas of research include maternal and child health; physical activity; smoking cessation; obesity; nutrition; women's health; cancer prevention and survivorship; HIV prevention; behavioral informatics; behavioral cardiology; mental and behavioral health in primary care settings; use of technology in health promotion; and diabetes. The NHLBI-funded T32 Research Training Program offers fellowships in cardiovascular disease prevention and control.
CHILD track areas of study include early childhood disorders; developmental disabilities including autism, PDD-NOS, Asperger's disorder, and intellectual disability, with concomitant psychiatric disorders; child and adolescent psychopathology; Pediatric Psychology sub-track areas of study include childhood obesity, smoking, asthma, GI disorders, stress and pain management, HIV/risk prevention, and family response to chronic illness; juvenile forensic psychology with focus on alcohol and drugs. The NIMH-funded Child Mental Health T32 Research Training Program offers concentrations in developmental psychopathology (emphasis on infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in risk contexts); pediatric psychology (HIV, obesity, asthma, smoking); treatment of childhood OCD and adolescent depression/suicidality; sleep and chronobiology; behavioral genetics; and pediatric neuroimaging. The NIMH-funded Child/Adolescent Biobehavioral HIV Research Training T32 Program offers fellowships in primary and secondary prevention of HIV. Projects involve working with at-risk adolescents in innovative settings, including residential psychiatric programs and the juvenile justice system. All trainees have a medical and mental health mentor in order to integrate the biobehavioral approach.
NEUROPSYCHOLOGY track fellowships are available in psychiatric and
general hospital settings covering medical rehabilitation, geriatric, pediatric, and adult neuropsychology.
Application review begins on January 10, 2013 and will continue until the positions are filled. Starting dates vary from July 1 to September 1 across sites. For application and program details see: http://med.brown.edu/DPHB/. For further information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants must hold a doctoral degree at the time the fellowship begins. Appointments are initially for one year; second year appointments are negotiated between fellow and supervisor. Competitive stipends and/or salary and benefits are provided. The Alpert Medical School of Brown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and actively solicits applications from women and minorities.
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