News Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 18:30
Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities for Ph.D. Clinician Scientists
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
UTHealth McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UTHealth Medical School in Houston, is recruiting outstanding Ph.D. clinician scientists for Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunities. We seek well-trained, motivated individuals with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, demonstrated proficiency in scientific writing, interest in and experience with providing evidence based behavioral interventions, and the desire to learn the necessary skills to transition into independent faculty positions. The training period involves two years starting in September or October 2019. A key focus for the training period will involve engagement in clinical services, including delivery of evidence based interventions for the treatment of substance use disorders to clients in the Innovations Clinic, our outpatient medication-assisted treatment (MAT) clinic. The fellow will have the opportunity to gain specialty training in various psychotherapies, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Seeking Safety. Additionally, the position provides protected research time (50%) for development of successful grant planning and writing skills pursuant to applications to NIH, NSF and private foundations.
To find out more information about these unique academically-driven positions or to apply, please forward a CV and letter of interest to Joy M. Schmitz, Ph.D., Professor and Director of the Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addiction (CNRA), e-mail: Joy.M.Schmitz@uth.tmc.edu, phone: 713-486-2867, or Angela M. Heads, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, CNRA, e-mail: Angela.M.Heads@uth.tmc.edu, phone: 713-486-2830. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is an EO/AA employer. M/F/D/V. Please see attached document for more information.