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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

University of Minnesota


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Salary: Open Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Employer: Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota Type: Full Time - Experienced

Sector: College / University Discipline: Psychology

Required Education: Doctorate

Applications are invited for two, 2-year traineeships. Specialized training is available in multi-level (genetic, neurobiological, behavioral and experiential) basic, translational, and clinical research in the development of cognitive and emotional processes that are dysregulated in mental disorders; longitudinal research that charts the emergence and change in emotional and behavioral problems of children who are at high risk of developing mental disorders in order to facilitate identification, intervention and treatment; and developing and testing better preventive interventions for children at high risk for developing affective and conduct disorders. Preference is given to applicants trained in psychopathology who need additional training in psychobiology/neuroscience, or the reverse. Qualifications include training and experience in behavioral sciences, strength in research methods, and promise as research scholars. Starting date is expected to be August 27, 2012. The NIMH stipend is based on number of years since award of the Ph.D. Doctoral degree must be completed by time of appointment. Applicant must be US citizen or permanent resident. Submit curriculum vita, statement of research interests, graduate transcripts, GRE scores, three letters of reference, and samples of published and unpublished theoretical and empirical work to: Dr. Dante Cicchetti, Postdoctoral Training Program, Institute of Child Development, 51 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0345. Application review begins 3/1/12. Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For additional information, please see: or contact Dante Cicchetti at

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