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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
(Posted 09/17/14)

Description:
University of Miami, Division of Health Psychology seeks a tenure track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, whose research interests complement or expand upon current faculty interests in biobehavioral and sociocultural aspects of cancer, cardiovascular disease, HIV/AIDS, obesity, metabolic syndrome and Type 2 diabetes. Ph.D. in Psychology required. Department has an APA accredited clinical training program and the Psychological Services Center, a training clinic, is housed in the Department and serves as the base for several of the department's research-based specialty clinics. Interest in minority health disparities research would be viewed favorably. Division has an NIH pre- and post-doctoral training grant in behavioral medicine approaches to cardiovascular disease and has close affiliation with Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University's Clinical and Translational Science Institute. Special interest in applicants who have established an independent research program and would benefit from conducting research in an interdisciplinary setting with ready access to community populations and ethnic/racial minority patients via the Department's Behavioral Medicine Research Center. The Department also has an MRI research facility and encourages brain imaging research related to health and disease. Although a clinical degree is not required, we would look positively upon applicants with Ph.D. from an APA accredited clinical psychology program. Appointment at rank higher than Assistant Professor requires experience and qualifications commensurate with rank. For more information about the Division and its newest initiatives in neuroimaging and the Hispanic Community Health Study, go to: http://www.psy.miami.edu/graduate/health/research.phtml. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

Web Address:
http://www.psychology.pitt.edu

Email:
Jana Iverson jiverson@pitt.edu

Contact:
Applicants should send a CV, reprints and/or preprints, a statement of research and teaching interests, and 4 letters of reference to: Health Psychology Search Committee, Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P.O. Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124. The University of Miami is located in a culturally diverse and vibrant community. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law.

Chief of Integrative Care and Psychosomatic Medicine
Alan Stoudemire Endowed Professor
(Posted 08/29/14)

University of California, Davis, School of Medicine
Davis, CA

The UC Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is recruiting a professor in the clinician/educator series to become the Chief of Integrative Care and Psychosomatic Medicine and the holder of the Alan Stoudemire Endowed Professorship. The applicant should have an extensive publication record in psychosomatic medicine and integrative care and be viewed as a leader in this field. The candidate would be expected to expand integrative and collaborative care at UC Davis. Knowledge and experience in implementing integrative care models in various medical settings and in rural communities is desired. The candidate will be responsible for developing a comprehensive integrative care educational program for residents in five of the department’s training programs: general psychiatry, family medicine psychiatry, internal medicine psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and psychosomatic medicine. Experience in providing clinical services to culturally diverse populations and to disadvantaged individuals is highly desired. Knowledge and experience in working with primary care physicians in outpatient settings is important. Experience in providing consultation psychiatry services to patients in the emergency room or in the hospital is essential. The candidate should have experience working with medical specialties such as transplant surgery, cancer, palliative care, family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, and neurology. Knowledge in the use of newer technologies such as telemedicine and use of the electronic medical record is highly desired. The candidate must be board certified in psychiatry and eligible for a medical license in the state of California.

Screening of complete applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 30, 2014. More information can be found on the Isaacson, Miller website for the search: www.imsearch.com/5156. Inquiries, nominations, referrals, and CVs with cover letters should be submitted via the same website. Electronic submission of materials is strongly encouraged.

Deborah Hodson, Lindsay Gold and Heather Vickery
Isaacson, Miller
1000 Sansome Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415.655.4900 | Fax: 415.655.4905

The University of California, Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity.

 

Department of Psychology, California State University, Long Beach announces a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in Fall 2015 in Clinical Science.
(Posted 08/28/14)

Requirements include PhD in Clinical Psychology or related discipline; prior college teaching; publication; and service. Duties include teaching in specialty area, conducting research that incorporates students, and service. For complete position description with details on Minimum and Desired Qualifications, Duties, Required Documentation, etc., see https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4448. Application review begins November 1, 2014.

National Cancer Institute seeks Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Basic Biobehavioral and Psychological Sciences
(Posted 08/07/14)

Description:
Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Basic Biobehavioral and Psychological Sciences
The Behavioral Research Program (BRP) is pleased to invite applications from qualified candidates for a post-doctoral fellowship in the Basic Biobehavioral and Psychological Sciences Branch (BBPSB).

The Fellow will serve as a member of the research team in order to plan, develop, and implement scientific projects that study perception, attention, and cognition across the cancer control continuum.

Web Address:
http://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/brp/docs/BBPSB-post-doc-CRTA-2014.pdf

Email:
Todd Horowitz todd.horowitz@nih.gov

Contact:
For more information about research on perception and attention in BBPSB, contact: Dr. Todd Horowitz, Fellowship Mentor at todd.horowitz@nih.gov.

Full details and application information is available at: http://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/brp/docs/BBPSB-post-doc-CRTA-2014.pdf

Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in Social/Health Psychology
(Posted 07/21/14)

The Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in Social/Health Psychology beginning in Fall 2015. A Ph.D. in psychology is required. Applicants at the Associate or Full level will also be considered, but should have demonstrated productivity and strong track record of extramural funding.
The candidate should have a program of research in social and/or health psychology, broadly defined (e.g., close relationships and health, health behavior, research linking psychological processes with biological processes and health outcomes, psycho-social research regarding major diseases and chronic health problems, such as coronary heart disease, cancer, obesity, AIDS, chronic pain, etc.). The candidate will contribute to graduate training in our Social Psychology Ph.D. program and graduate specialization in Health Psychology, and should complement the existing research programs of our social and health psychology faculty.
Successful candidates will be expected to develop a productive research program, seek extramural funding, and exhibit a commitment to teaching graduate and undergraduate courses.  Our faculty are highly productive researchers who have demonstrated success in attracting substantial federal funding in support of their research programs. Our department is ranked by the National Science Foundation as one of the top 100 psychology departments in extramural research funding. Our department’s health research is facilitated by strong, collaborative ties with many local hospitals.
Further information about the department is available on the website http://www.kent.edu/cas/psychology. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Send application materials, including statements of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, copies of publications and other supporting materials, summaries of teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation by email to psysearch@kent.edu; or by mail to:
Chair, Psychology Search Committee
Department of Psychological Sciences
Kent State University
P.O. Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242-0001
Kent State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the University’s faculty.

University of Arizona Cancer Center
Multidisciplinary Post-Doctoral Fellowships - R25T Cancer Prevention and Control Translational Research
(Posted 06/11/14)

Description:

Post-Doctoral Fellowships:
Funded by the National Cancer Institute
Support for 1 year, with possible extension
Annual salary $42,000-$50,000
Excellent benefits, tuition, books, software, travel, etc.

Seeking Applicants with:

  • Exceptional promise for scholarly achievement that contributes to cancer prevention and control
  • A commitment to an academic research career in cancer prevention and control
  • Interest in training in any cancer prevention and control related discipline.  Two of the key areas are: Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology and Biobehavioral and Social Sciences, with emphasis on translation to clinical intervention.

Eligibility
Individuals with a PhD, DrPH, MD, or other doctoral degree in public health, behavioral or social sciences, epidemiology, biological sciences, pharmacology, or medicine
U.S. citizens and permanent residents

Program Highlights

  • A Quality Program with Career Benefits
  • Thriving interdisciplinary research environment with collaborations campus-, state-, nation, and world-wide
  • Faculty with extensive training and mentoring experience that advance fellows skills, experience, networks, and research productivity
  • Flexible, specialized curriculum tailored to meet fellows' unique interests and to develop independent research projects
  • NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with established track record of cancer prevention and control training – R25T CPC program now in its 14th year of NCI funding
  • Weekly contact with faculty, pre-doctoral fellows, and other post-docs through an ongoing seminar
  • Monthly professional development workshops focusing on proposal writing, publication, lab management and other important career development topics

Application Deadlines
The position will be open until filled (UA Career Track Job # 55431). However, review of applications has commenced. Strong candidates are encouraged to submit an application at the online UA Career Track System, www.uacareertrack.com, if they would like to be considered for the current opening. Our goal is to fill the position by Fall 2014. Please see more detailed application instructions via the link below.

Contact:
For More Information:
https://www.uacareertrack.com/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1401491008425
http://azcc.arizona.edu/academics/cpc-fellowship

Jennifer W. Bea, Ph.D.
R25T Academic and Research Coordinator
University of Arizona Cancer Center
R25Program@azcc.arizona.edu

Postdoctoral Research Associate Opportunity: Cognitive Neuroimaging & Neuropsychology of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Lab of William "Scott" Killgore, PhD
University of Arizona College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry (Posted 05/16/14)

Description:
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience Laboratory at the University of Arizona College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry under the direction of William "Scott" Killgore, PhD, in Tucson, AZ, has a postdoctoral research associate position open beginning July 1, 2014 in functional neuroimaging and neuropsychological assessment. Dr. Killgore's lab is currently funded to conduct a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) study of the effects of morning bright light treatment on sleep patterns and recovery from mild traumatic brain injury.

The postdoctoral fellow will play an integral role in all aspects of this research project, including supervising research assistants, writing protocols, conducting neuropsychological assessments, processing and analysis of fMRI/DTI and behavioral data, and publishing findings in peer-reviewed journals. Additional opportunities to work on neuroimaging studies of emotional functioning, sleep deprivation, and social cognition are also available.

A Ph.D. in neuroimaging, cognitive neuroscience, and/or related field is required. Preference will be given to candidates with backgrounds in computational methods used in neuroimaging (e.g., Matlab, UNIX, LINUX, C/C++, SPM, AFNI, Freesurfer, FSL, TrackVis, CONN). Exceptional skills in experimental design, quantitative methods, and statistical analysis, and the ability to carry out independent data entry and sophisticated statistical analyses using standard software packages (e.g., SPSS, BMDP, JMP, SAS) are particularly desirable. The successful candidate must demonstrate solid mastery of written English, preferably with some evidence of peer-reviewed publications.

The College of Medicine recognizes the value of diversity of people, thought, perspective and experience. As the sole allopathic medical college in the state of Arizona, the UA College of Medicine values individuals who are able to work with diverse students, trainees, colleagues, and subjects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Write protocols, conduct neuropsychological assessments, process and analyze fMRI/DTI and behavioral data
  • Supervise research assistants and others
  • Publish findings in peer-reviewed journals

Additional Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. in neuroimaging, cognitive neuroscience, or related field
Solid mastery of written English

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background in computational methods used in neuroimaging (e.g., Matlab, UNIX, LINUX, C/C++, SPM, AFNI, Freesurfer, FSL, TrackVis, CONN)
  • Exceptional skills in experimental design, quantitative methods, and statistical analysis, and the ability to carry out independent data entry and sophisticated statistical analyses using standard software packages (e.g., SPSS, BMDP, JMP, SAS)
  • Peer-reviewed publications

Pay: Dependent on Experience

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Web Address:
www.uacareertrack.com

Email:
William D. S. Killgore, Ph.D. Killgore@psychiatry.arizona.edu

Contact:
Additional application instructions:
To apply, go to: www.uacareertrack.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=211563 or visit www.uacareertrack.com and search Job Number 54967. Please include 3 letters of recommendation as the attachment for Writing Sample 1, your CV and letter of interest.

In addition to attaching these documents to your online application, please send them by email to:
William D. S. Killgore, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
University of Arizona College of Medicine
1501 N. Campbell Ave.
Box 245002
Tucson, AZ 85724-5002 Email:Killgore@psychiatry.arizona.edu


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