Faculty Rebecca Thurston, PhD (Medicine / Psychiatry ) (#54)

University of Pittsburgh


Job posting number: #7260343

Posted: July 5, 2024

Application Deadline: August 4, 2024

Job Description

Applicants for this position must be US citizens or permanent residents.

Postdoctoral research fellowships are available for MDs and PhDs in behavioral and psychological aspects of cardiovascular health. The program focuses on four areas: health behavior change, psychophysiology, research methods and statistics, and health disparities. Now in its 41st year, the program is a mentor-based model that includes team-based collaborative mentoring, multidisciplinary training and research, and individualized didactics and workshops, with a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as practical training in grant writing, research ethics, and career development. Applications are being accepted for appointments to begin in Spring/Summer 2024 or later.

Qualifications or Expectations:

PhD in Psychology, Epidemiology, or related health/behavioral science discipline or MD (including 3rd or 4th year residents)

Commitment to a clinical science career

Strong candidates have a promising record and commitment to cardiovascular behavioral medicine research
Interest in working in multidisciplinary teams

Opportunities Available:

Trainees receive personalized mentoring by international experts in cardiovascular behavioral medicine.

Trainees have the opportunity to collaborate on cardiovascular behavioral projects and datasets, and to participate in data analysis, manuscript preparation, and grant preparation.

Trainees have access to world-class facilities, including for vascular and brain imaging, immune and biological assays, and psychophysiology assessments as well as multiple ongoing research studies.

Trainees have the opportunity engage in didactics through the Departments of Psychiatry, Psychology, Epidemiology, Health and Physical Activity, and Medicine.

Trainees receive a stipend, travel allowance for conferences, tuition benefits, and opportunities to apply for supplemental funds for pilot projects.

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Job posting number:#7260343
Application Deadline:2024-08-04
Employer Location:University of Pittsburgh
United States
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