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VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY: POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP (NIMH/NRSA training grant). Development of Psychopathology: From Brain and Behavioral Science to Intervention.

Psychology & Human Development

This interdisciplinary training program aims to produce independent research scientists who can (a) generate, integrate, and disseminate new knowledge about fundamental neurobiological and psychosocial mechanisms underlying a range of psychiatric conditions, or (b) translate basic research into interventions for treating and preventing psychopathology in children, adolescents, and adults. The foundation of the program is apprenticeship-based research mentoring in which trainees receive direct guidance by at least two primary faculty mentors. 

Director: Judy Garber, Co-Directors: David Zald, David Cole, Steven Hollon.

Faculty: Jenni Blackford, Bruce Compas, Blythe Corbett, Carissa Cascio, Laurie Cutting, Elizabeth Dykens, Stephan Heckers, Bunmi Olatunji, Sohee Park, Kris Preacher, Uma Rao, Sonya Sterba, Andrew Tomarken, Lynn Walker, Mark Wallace, Joe Wehby, Bahr Weiss

 Joining the faculty in 2018: Kathryn Humphries, Autumn Kujawa

Qualifications: Applicants must have received their graduate degree (e.g., PhD, EdD, MD) by June 30, 2017. We especially encourage applications from individuals interested in translational research with an emphasis on neurobiology and behavior, developmental psychopathology, intervention, and persons with strong quantitative and statistical expertise.

 Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send the following:

(1) A description of your research program and career goals (up to 2 single-spaced pages)

(2) Current Curriculum Vitae

(3) Three letters of recommendation,

(4) Reprints of publications to:

Judy Garber,

Vanderbilt University,

0552 Peabody, 230 Appleton Place,

Nashville, TN  37203-5721;

615-343-8714 (office), or to

NIMH-funded, T-32 fellows must be U.S. citizens. Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We especially invite candidates from diverse and/or disadvantaged backgrounds, and individuals with disabilities.


Judy Garber
: 615-343-8714
2017-04-10 23:07:20

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