Available Postdoctoral Fellowships

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Alcohol and Addiction Research
Department of Psychological Sciences
University of Missouri

The Department of Psychological Sciences, at the University of Missouri, (MU) has ONE opening in 2019-2020 for a POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW IN ALCOHOL AND ADDICTIONS RESEARCH. 

Postdoctoral research fellows will undertake advanced training in addictions and pursue their own research interests under the supervision of one or more faculty preceptors. The position is funded through an NIH Institutional Training grant and only US citizens and permanent residents can be considered. The training period typically lasts three years, and postdocs participate in many of the same specialized activities as predocs.  Doctoral candidates and recent Ph.D.’s interested in research opportunities offered by the training grant faculty (and described in the faculty pages of this website) are encouraged to contact us for more information.  Information on postdoctoral traineeship stipends and requirements, including service payback, is available here for stipend information and here for payback information. 

The training faculty have diverse interests in a number of sub-disciplines of psychological science. Trainees can work in the areas of behavioral pharmacology (Denis McCarthy, Bruce Bartholow, Ken Sher), behavioral and molecular genetics (Wendy Slutske, Ian Gizer), quantitative methods (Doug Steinley, Clint Davis-Stober, Phil Wood), nosology and comorbidity (Tim Trull, Ken Sher, Doug Steinley, Tom Piasecki, Wendy Slutske), ambulatory assessment (Tom Piasecki, Tim Trull), personality and individual differences (Lynne Cooper, Tim Trull, Ken Sher, Wendy Slutske), developmental approaches (Ian Gizer, Ken Sher, Phil Wood), decision making (Clint Davis-Stober, Denis McCarthy), and psychophysiology (Bruce Bartholow, Tim Trull, Ken Sher). 

This position is for up to three years of training and can begin any time after July 1, 2019. For full consideration, the application deadline by January 15, 2019. Send vita, up to 5 representative reprints, a cover letter describing your research interests and training goals, and 3 letters of reference to: Addiction Research Training, c/o Carol Waudby, Dept. of Psychological Sciences, 200 S. 7th Street, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, waudbyc@missouri.edu, 573-882-1682. For more information, please contact Ken Sher (PI) at sherk@missouri.edu or Denis McCarthy at mccarthydm@missouri.edu

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