Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Health Psychology and Neurobehavioral Research Program at the National Institutes of Health

Position Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship Position at the NIH

Position Description: The Health Psychology and Neurobehavioral Research Program of the National Cancer Institute, NIH invites applicants for a full-time 1-2 year postdoctoral fellowship in Psychology beginning late summer/early fall 2018 (pending funding). The fellow will be divided between two primary projects. The first involves conducting acceptance-based therapy and cognitive assessments with adolescents and adults with sickle cell disease. The second project is to help oversee a grant-funded clinical research study investigating medication adherence in clinical trials among children through adults with a genetic cancer predisposition syndrome (neurofibromatosis type 1). Other clinical and research opportunities, including the opportunity to work with oncology patients, are available depending on the fellow’s interests. The fellow also will have the chance to help supervise graduate and undergraduate students. Training is offered in all aspects of clinical research, from pr oject development, study implementation (including therapy and cognitive evaluations), data analysis and interpretation, and manuscript production.

Competitive salary and benefits are offered. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA-accredited doctoral program/internship and have demonstrated research experience. Experience with medical patients and with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is preferred.

Email a letter of interest, CV, and two reference letters to Staci Martin, Ph.D. at martins@mail.nih.gov. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Position Location: Bethesda, MD

Disclaimers: This position is subject to a background investigation. The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.

 

(This information was submitted on April 11, 2018)