University of Vermont
Aug 08, 2019
UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP The Vermont Center on Behavior and Health in the UVM College of Medicine announces an NIH postdoctoral research fellowship opportunity with Dr. Stacey Sigmon in our internationally recognized center of excellence for drug abuse research. The fellow will help to lead ongoing randomized clinical trials evaluating low-barrier, technology-assisted buprenorphine treatment for individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD), as well as develop new research opportunities aimed at expanding OUD treatment access in rural, underserved areas.  Dr. Sigmon, VCBH colleagues and our 29-year training program have an exceptional track record of helping fellows to establish successful careers as independent investigators. Eligibility: Applicants must have completed their training in psychology or a related discipline and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Outstanding trainees are selected on the basis of scholastic record, productivity and commitment to a career in drug abuse research. Individuals must be highly motivated, possess initiative and a strong desire to learn and expand their interests and expertise. Appointment: 2-3 yrs. Benefits: Stipend, medical insurance coverage, and travel funds supported by NIH Institutional Training Awards. To apply: Send application form (downloaded from VCBH website), a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and 3 letters of reference to: Dr. Stacey Sigmon c/o Ms. Marissa Palmer ( marissa.palmer@uvm.edu ). About us: The VCBH was established in 2013 with the primary aim of investigating relationships between personal behaviors and risk for chronic disease and premature death, with a specific focus on understanding mechanisms underpinning risk, and developing effective interventions and policies to promote healthy behavior. The VCBH resides within the UVM Department of Psychiatry, with additional investigators, collaborators, and advisors across 15 academic departments across the UVM College of Medicine, 7 UVM colleges, and 5 other universities. The VCBH is further strengthened by interdisciplinary collaborations with key community healthcare leaders and distinguished scientific advisory panels. For more information: Contact Ms. Marissa Palmer, marissa.palmer@uvm.edu or see our website. Burlington, Vermont is located in the beautiful Lake Champlain region, surrounded by the Green and Adirondack Mountains. Burlington is home to a thriving arts scene, creative entrepreneurship, great shopping, three colleges and a university, and a full range of four-season outdoor pursuits (www.vermontvacation.com). Montreal and Boston are also within easy driving distances.  
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