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Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Behavioral and Psychological Aspects of Health

The University of Pittsburgh has postdoctoral fellowships supported by National Institutes of Health. Training opportunities concern development and genetic underpinnings of psychosocial risk factors; personality, stress, and social processes; role of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, gender, and sleep as they relate to cardiovascular disease; and psychosocial interventions for health behaviors. Program is a mentor-based model with formal didactic work in areas relevant to research focus, e.g. statistics, behavior genetics, neuroimaging, and physiological assessment. Training faculty include: Karen Matthews (Director), Matthew Muldoon (Co-Director), Howard Aizenstein, Bernard Devlin, Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob, Daniel Edmundowicz, Robert Ferrell, Peter Gianaros, Martica Hall, John Jakicic, J. Richard Jennings, Melissa Kalarchian, Thomas Kamarck, Michele Levine, Stephen Manuck, Marsha Marcus, Kenneth Perkins, Steve Reis, Bruce Rollman, Michael Scheier, Kim Sutton-Tyrrell, and Rebecca Thurston. Must be a US citizen or have permanent resident status in accord with NIH regulations for an NRSA fellowship award. Initial applications should include a statement of interests and proposed goals for the fellowship, curriculum vitae, and letters of reference. Send applications to Karen A. Matthews, Ph.D., Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O'Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Email questions to bandymb@upmc.edu. More information is available at www.wpic.pitt.edu/behavioralmedicine. EEO.