Postdoctoral Fellow Openings
San Antonio, Texas, USA
STRONG STAR Multidisciplinary
PTSD Research Consortium
Open Until Filled
STRONG STAR fellows work some of the largest research studies and clinical trials in the nation designed to evaluate the use of evidence-based therapies for PTSD and related conditions. Our fellows provide evidence-based therapy to active duty military service members in each of the following studies:
Prolonged Exposure for PTSD among OIF/OEF Personnel: Massed vs. Spaced Trials
Principal Investigator: Edna Foa, PhD
Cognitive Processing Therapy for Combat-Related PTSD
Principal Investigator: Patricia Resick, PhD
Individual PE vs. Couples’ Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Combat-Related PTSD
Principal Investigator: Candice Monson, PhD Alcohol Use Disorder in PTSD Patients Treated with SSRIs: An Alcoholic Subtype Hypothesis of Vulnerabilities
Principal Investigator: John Roache, PhD
Development of a Protocol for Psychotherapy Treatment of Deployment-Related PTSD in Primary Care Settings: A Pilot Investigation
Principal Investigator: Lt Col Jeffrey Cigrang, PhD
Comparing Internet and In-Person Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for insomnia
Principal Investigator: Daniel Taylor, PhD
The Role of Exercise in the Treatment of PTSD Symptoms
Principal Investigator: COL Stacey Young-McCaughan, RN, PhD
Project BLAST: The Balad/Bagram Longitudinal Assessment of the Symptoms of TBI/PTSD/ASD
Principal Investigator: Maj Monty Baker, PhD
Fellows receive training and on-going weekly supervision in evidence-based PTSD therapies. High quality training and supervision is also provided in assessment. Fellows also attend a weekly didactic seminar.
In addition to their clinical roles, our fellows have published articles in high quality, peer reviewed journals, co-written book chapters, and presented research at national conferences. Other achievements by Strong Star fellows include being awarded student loan repayment through the NIH.
Additionally, our fellows receive a competitive salary ($42,500 per year plus funding to attend a licensure review course) and exceptional health care and retirement benefits.
STRONG STAR fellows work for the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. They support STRONG STAR studies at Fort Hood, an hour from Austin, TX and in San Antonio, TX.
For more information about STRONG STAR please see our website: www.strongstar.org.
To begin the application process, please send your CV to Gary Burke: BurkG@uthscsa.edu or for more information call 210-562-6701.
When applying for this position, please mention you saw this ad in the APS Postdoc Exchange.