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(posted 7/2/03)
The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

is seeking a Director of its Psychiatric Consultation Service. The Director is responsible for the overall quality of the service, which provides consultation to patients in the emergency department and on the medical floors. The service is also a major teaching site for the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency.

The candidate must have demonstrated excellence in clinical psychiatric consultation, in teaching, and administration. A Harvard Medical School appointment is available. Please send CVs to Mary Anne Badaracco, MD, Chief of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, One Deaconess Road, Boston, MA 02215. Telephone: 617-632-0907; Fax: 617-632-7990.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.

The University of Miami's Department of Psychology

(posted 3/14/03)

The University of Miami's Department of Psychology, Behavioral Medicine Research Center, has an opening for a Postdoctoral Associate. This is on an ongoing, NIH-funded investigation that focuses on the biopsychosocial sequelae of breast cancer. Includes examining the effects of a cognitive-behavioral stress management (CBSM) group intervention on the psychological, neuroendocrine, and immune function of breast cancer survivors. The position will provide opportunities to write manuscripts for publication, pursue individual research interests, and obtain intervention-based research training. Other responsibilities include community-based outreach, training and supervision of graduate students and staff, and clinical duties. Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an APA-approved program. Start date: 6/1/03-9/1/03

Faculty include: Michael Antoni, Ph.D., Gail Ironson, M.D., Ph.D., Mary Ann Fletcher, Ph.D., Ron Duran, Ph.D., and Mahendra Kumar, Ph.D.

Application deadline is April 1, 2003. Please send a letter expressing interest in the above position, official transcripts, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Ron Duran, University of Miami, Department of Psychology, P.O. Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124-2070. Email:

James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine - Tenure-Track Position

(posted 1/24/03)

The James Graham Brown Cancer Center of the University of Louisville is in the process of expanding the cancer prevention and control program with an emphasis in biobehavioral oncology. The J. G. Brown Cancer Center is recruiting a Director of Biobehavioral Oncology and is inviting applications for a tenure track position at the Professor or Associate Professor level in Biobehavioral Oncology. The Directorship includes resources to support the recruitment of additional faculty, and qualified candidates may also be considered for an additional leadership role in the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control. Current areas of research interest may include but are not limited to, nicotine and tobacco prevention and cessation, biological mediators of psychosocial effects on cancer, psychosocial aspects of cancer screening, community psychology in cancer prevention, psychosocial impact of cancer, disparities in cancer outcomes, mechanisms of cancer-related behavior change, and psychosocial interventions; with special emphasis on lung, breast, cervical, ovarian, colon, and skin cancers.

Eligible candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. with a strong publication record and a federally funded program of research. The successful candidate will be expected to mentor several promising junior investigators in establishment of independently funded research programs. This active group is conducting research on psychosocial factors in lung, cervical, and ovarian cancer screening, breast cancer treatment decision-making, psychosocial impact of lung, ovarian, and prostate cancer, and biological mechanisms of psychosocial effects in lung and ovarian cancer. Collaborative relationships exit with researchers and clinicians at the cancer center and throughout the university. Our rapidly growing J. G. Brown Cancer Center and the University of Louisville house excellent shared facilities for molecular and cellular biology, including flow cytometry and cell sorting, DNA sequencing, proteomics, molecular modeling, state-of-the-art mass spectroscopy, transgenic facilities, and a molecular imaging research center with in-house cyclotrons, high resolution NMR and combined PET/CT devices.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a synopsis of research interests, and the names and telephone/facsimile/e-mail addresses of at least three references to:

Jamie L. Studts, Ph.D.,
James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Biobehavioral Oncology Program,
University of Louisville School of Medicine,
529 South Jackson Street, Louisville, KY 40202

The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


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