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Postdoctoral Fellowship, Prevention of Alcohol- and Drug-Related Problems

Berkeley, California, United States

Prevention Research Center


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Phone: 510-883-5756
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Postdoctoral Fellowship for the Scientific Study of the Prevention of

Alcohol- and Drug-Related Problems. The Prevention Research Center (PRC), a division of the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, in collaboration with the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB), is seeking applicants for two-year postdoctoral appointments funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. These fellowships provide training for individuals who wish to pursue careers in prevention research science with an emphasis on health and social problems related to the use and abuse of alcohol and other substances. The program provides requisite training in the multiple theoretical and methodological approaches to prevention research necessary to pursue successful careers in this area. For this reason individuals with backgrounds in a broad range of disciplines are encouraged to apply (e.g., psychology, sociology, economics, anthropology, public health, epidemiology). We are soliciting applications at this time for three openings. Start dates for fellowships will be July 1 through August 31, 2013. Applicants must have doctorate in hand one month prior to their start date. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply by April 15, 2013.

For information on the application process, training program, PRC/UCB scientists who serve as mentors, and their focused research areas, check our website Please submit specific questions to or contact Cheryl Sieczkowski, Program Administrator, Prevention Research Center, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 450, Berkeley, CA 94704, (510) 883 5756.

Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation and the University of California are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. Due to federal guidelines, only applicants who are national citizens or have a current United States permanent residence card (green card) will be considered.

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