Postdoctoral Scholar - Psychiatry (#1)

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Job posting number: #7111018 (Ref:pt1001)

Posted: September 18, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Postdoctoral Fellow in Neural Mechanisms and Treatment of Adolescent Mood Disorder, Sleep, and Suicide Risk - Drs. Peter Franzen PhD and Tina Goldstein PhD in the Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Hospital at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine seek a postdoctoral fellow to collaborate on several large, longitudinal NIMH- and foundation-funded studies examining adolescent mood disorder, suicide risk, and underlying mechanisms, with a specific focus on sleep and neural mechanisms. Our program of research aims to apply this knowledge to inform prevention and intervention. Our multidisciplinary research team also includes statisticians, neuroscientists, data scientists and physicians with expertise in longitudinal data analysis, neuroimaging, sleep medicine, and behavioral treatment.

Qualifications or Expectations:

  • Demonstrated commitment to a clinical science career
  • Experience and interest in fMRI and other psychophysiological data processing and analysis is of particular interest, as is the desire and ability to collaborate with existing multidisciplinary teams
  • Ph.D. or M.D. with a focus on clinical science and/or neuroscience
  • Strong candidates will have a promising record and strong interest in adolescent mood disorders and related methods and measures
  • Strong interest in data analysis and publishing manuscripts as a part of training

Opportunities Available:

  • Fellows will receive personalized mentoring toward their career goals
  • Opportunities abound to collaborate on ongoing studies within a world-class Department of Psychiatry
  • The postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to be involved with multiple projects and datasets, and participate in data analysis, manuscript and grant preparation

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Job posting number:#7111018 (Ref:pt1001)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:University of Pittsburgh
United States
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