Nov 01, 2019
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine seeks a postdoctoral fellow to collaborate on the new NIMH-funded “Enhancing Treatment Utilization of Depression and Emergent Suicidality Center ( ETUDES ).” ETUDES aims to address the public health crisis of adolescent suicide by enhancing the capacity of pediatric primary care to assess, triage, and manage depressed and suicidal youth through use of technology. Opportunities abound to collaborate on ongoing Center projects and contribute to building a future vision of Implementation Science within a world-class Department of Psychiatry. The postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to be involved with multiple Center projects and functions, and participate in data analysis, manuscript and grant preparation. Fellows will receive personalized mentoring from Center Investigators best fit to their individual training needs. ETUDES is led by David Brent, MD, UPMC Endowed Chair in Suicide Studies and Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Epidemiology, and is co-led by Bruce Rollman, MD, MPH, UPMC Endowed Chair in General Internal Medicine who is Director of the Center for Behavioral Health and Smart Technology. The multidisciplinary ETUDES team also includes computer scientists, economists, anthropologists, psychologists, statisticians, programmers, and physicians with expertise in adolescent medicine, emergency medicine, and psychiatry. Strong candidates will have a promising record and/or strong interest in Implementation Science including knowledge and application of Implementation Science models, methods and measures. Experience and interest in machine learning, artificial intelligence, utilization of electronic health record data, and/or the use of technology to enhance outcomes is of particular interest given the theme of ETUDES . The desire and ability to collaborate with existing Implementation Science multidisciplinary teams is of particular import. Qualifications: Ph.D. or M.D. Demonstrated commitment to a career in Implementation Science research related to adolescent mental health Please see the following links for more information: ETUDES Center: www.etudes.pitt.edu Center for Behavioral Health and Smart Technology: www.healthtech.pitt.edu Institute for Clinical Research Education: www.icre.pitt.edu Western Psychiatric Hospital: www.psychiatry.pitt.edu Candidates should visit www.childpsychresearch.com to learn more about the application process and are encouraged to reach out to Tina Goldstein PhD at email@example.com or (412) 246-5604 for more information. The University of Pittsburgh is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, trainees, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission. The University of Pittsburgh dos not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
University of Pittsburgh Western Psychiatric Hospital of UPMC, O'Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Full time