Postdoctoral Scholar - Psychiatry

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Job posting number: #7112367 (Ref:pt10073)

Posted: October 1, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

This training program, which is grounded in the Department of Psychiatry, aims to develop outstanding researchers in all areas pertaining to late life mental health and aging. Program mentors specialize in late-life mood disorders and anxiety disorders, neurocognitive disorders, and other diseases of aging. The program focuses on characterizing mechanisms and treatment targets for mental health disorders in older adults, developing clinical preventive strategies to reduce the incidence of geriatric mental health disorders, treatment strategies for severe mental health disorders in later life, and strategies for exporting effective treatment practices to real world settings of primary care, long term care, and rehabilitation hospitals. In addition to its breadth, this training program also offers depth in opportunities for training in emerging computational and bioengineering approaches to identify risk factors and inform treatment strategies for the mental health difficulties often encountered in late life.

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 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:#7112367 (Ref:pt10073)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:University of Pittsburgh
United States
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