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University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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Maria Kovacs c/o Christie Souders
: 412-246-5717
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Research/Clinical Post-Doctoral Associate in Psychiatry

The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team studying risk factors associated with childhood-onset mood disorders in both adult and juvenile samples. The incumbent will conduct research clinical interviews with juvenile and adult samples, arrive at DSM diagnoses, facilitate research coordination, and participate in manuscript preparation. Research opportunities include access to multigenerational, cross-disciplinary databases of psychiatric diagnoses, psychophysiological data (EEG, RSA, EMG), candidate genes/markers, ratings of mother-child interactions, and cognitive, developmental and psychosocial information (including self-ratings) from samples collected in the USA and Hungary. This is a great opportunity for a psychologist trained in the scientist-practitioner model to advance his/her clinical interviewing skills, further develop a research career, and initiate/contribute to research publications.

Requirements are: doctorate in clinical psychology or related field, 3 years of experience/exposure to child and adult clinical diagnostic interviewing (preferably in a clinical research setting), research coordination, and familiarity with the clinical literature in depression. Excellent communication, problem-solving, organizational and supervisory skills are essential, and boundless curiosity is welcome. The position will require time flexibility.

Qualified candidates may submit their CV and three (3) letters of recommendation via email: ATTN: Dr. Maria Kovacs, c/o Christie Souders or by mail Childhood Depression Research, 3811 O’Hara Street, 134 Webster Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.