Postdoctoral Fellowships-University of Missouri
Postdoctoral Fellowships in Alcohol and Addiction Research
Department of Psychological Sciences
University of Missouri
and the Midwest Alcoholism Research Center
The Department of Psychological Sciences, at the University of Missouri, (MU) anticipates openings for up to TWO POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWS IN ALCOHOL AND ADDICTIONS RESEARCH. Faculty preceptors include: Lynne Cooper (drinking motives, alcohol and sexual behavior, adolescent risk-taking, personality, diary and longitudinal methodologies), Ian Gizer (genetics of drug and alcohol use disorders, comorbidity, relations between personality and addictive behavior), Tom Piasecki (tobacco dependence and withdrawal, alcohol X tobacco interaction, hangover, ecological momentary assessment), Ken Sher (etiological processes in alcohol use disorders, comorbidity, alcohol and adult development, college student drinking), Wendy Slutske (behavioral genetics of alcoholism, externalizing behavior disorders, pathological gambling), Tim Trull (alcoholism and personality, personality disorder comorbidity), Phil Wood (alcohol use and cognitive development, alcohol use and schooling, quantitative methodology), Denis McCarthy (drinking motives, underage use, drinking and driving, behavioral pharmacogenetics of alcohol), Bruce Bartholow (alcohol and social cognition, alcohol and executive control, individual differences in alcohol sensitivity, social neuroscience), Doug Steinley (application of statistical methods to improve diagnosis, understand the use of substances in social networks, and subtyping addictive behaviors), and Matt Martens (addictive behaviors, personal feedback-based interventions, protective behavioral strategies, health and sports psychology). Postdoctoral research fellows will undertake advanced training in addictions and pursue their own research interests under the supervision of one or more faculty preceptors. MU’s addiction training is closely affiliated with the Midwest Alcoholism Research Center (MARC) based at Washington University in St. Louis (PI: Andrew Heath). Postdoctoral fellows will have the opportunity to become involved with MARC research activities in addition to those activities based on the MU campus. These two positions are funded through an NIH Institutional Training grant and only US citizens and permanent residents can be considered. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or other doctoral degree relevant to the study of the psychology of addiction. These positions are for up to two years and start date is negotiable within the range noted below.We will begin reviewing applicants after August 1st, 2012 and those applications received by that date will get full consideration. Potential start dates for these positions are August 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.
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 Gail Raskin, Dept. of Psychological Sciences, 200 S. 7th Street, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, firstname.lastname@example.org
, 573-882-1682. Inquiries can be made to Ken Sher, 573-882-4279, Email: SherK@missouri.edu
The University of Missouri does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, status as disabled veteran, or veteran of Vietnam era.