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Post-Doctoral Training Opportunity at the University of Oregon

Eugene, Oregon, USA

University of Oregon Child and Family Center

Open until filled

Contact Beth Stormshak & Lauren Townsend

The Development and Psychopathology Training Grant (DEEP) is a fellowship program funded by NIMH to the Child and Family Center. This grant has been ongoing at the University of Oregon for 14 years, and is organized through the Child and Family Center (see http// We are advertising for one post-doctoral position (fellowship) associated with this training grant that will begin July 1, 2013.

DEEP grant fellowships are intended for trainees with a strong background in data analysis and research methods. Each fellowship emphasizes training towards becoming a skilled multi-cultural researcher. The fellowship provides trainings in skills relevant to diversity in developmental processes and intervention science. In addition, the fellowships focus on translational research, integrating areas of research such as neuroscience, genetics, developmental psychology, intervention techniques and change processes relevant to better understanding the etiology of mental health problems in children and adolescents and innovating new, more effective interventions (prevention and treatment).

We have one position opening for next year beginning July 1 2013. The stipend provides full-time FTE through the summer. Two years of funding may be available contingent on performance and grant funding.

We have numerous federally funded intervention trials (see which afford longitudinal data sets, several family and peer observational data sets, and an ongoing EEG high density array lab involving children and families. Multiple researchers at the University of Oregon, Oregon Social Learning Center, Oregon Research Institute and Electrical Geodesics Inc have been involved in trainee research programs. Post-doctoral applicants with strong quantitative training as well as interests in linking intervention and developmental science (testing hypotheses with interventions), dynamic systems, peer focused interventions, multicultural issues of intervention and assessment with children, prevention of problem behavior, trauma effects and interventions, or longitudinal data analysis are encourage to apply. Cognitive neuroscience applicants with interests in translational research are also encouraged to apply.

To apply, select the "Apply for this Job" button located at the top or bottom of the page. Write a 1 to 2 page letter of interest to Beth Stormshak, Ph.D, with two research references by March 15, 2013. The position will remain open until filled. You may email your application to Include your curriculum vitae. CC e-mail correspondence to Lauren Townsend at

    When applying for this position, please mention you saw this ad in the APS Postdoc Exchange.

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