Jan 03, 2018

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

  • University of Missouri
  • Columbia, MO, United States
Postdoc Addictive Behaviors

Job Description

The Department of Psychological Sciences, at the University of Missouri, (MU) has openings for at least TWO POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWS IN ALCOHOL AND ADDICTIONS RESEARCH. Postdoctoral research fellows will undertake advanced training in addictions and pursue their own research interests under the supervision of one or more faculty preceptors. The positions are funded through an NIH Institutional Training grant and only US citizens and permanent residents can be considered. The training period typically lasts three years, and postdocs participate in many of the same specialized activities as predocs. Doctoral candidates and recent Ph.D.'s interested in research opportunities offered by the training grant faculty (and described in the faculty pages of this website) are encouraged to contact us for more information. Information on postdoctoral traineeship stipends and requirements, including service payback, is available here and here

The training faculty have diverse interests in a number of sub-disciplines of psychological science. Trainees can work in the areas of behavioral pharmacology (Denis McCarthy, Bruce Bartholow, Ken Sher), behavioral and molecular genetics (Wendy Slutske, Ian Gizer), quantitative methods (Doug Steinley, Clint Davis-Stober, Phil Wood), nosology and comorbidity (Tim Trull, Ken Sher, Doug Steinley, Tom Piasecki, Wendy Slutske), ambulatory assessment (Tom Piasecki, Tim Trull), personality and individual differences (Lynne Cooper, Tim Trull, Ken Sher, Wendy Slutske), developmental approaches (Ian Gizer, Ken Sher, Phil Wood), decision making (Clint Davis-Stober, Denis McCarthy), and psychophysiology (Bruce Bartholow, Tim Trull, Ken Sher).

These positions are for up to three years of training and can begin anytime before July 1, 2018. We will begin reviewing an applicant as soon as we have received all application materials. Send vita, up to 5 representative reprints, a cover letter describing your research interests and training goals to waudbyc@missouri.edu, and make arrangements for 3 letters of reference to be sent to waudbyc@missouri.edu or materials can be sent to: Addiction Research Training, c/o Carol Waudby, Dept. of Psychological Sciences, 200 S. 7th Street, University of Missouri,Columbia, MO 65211, 573-882-1682. For more information, please contact Ken Sher (PI) at sherk@missouri.edu or Denis McCarthy at mccarthydm@missouri.edu.

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University of Missouri


Psychological Sciences

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