Wednesday, August 17, 2011

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA - 1 post-doctoral fellowship in Pediatric Psychology

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Psychology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

An NIH-funded research program focusing on the neurodevelopmental functioning of children with sickle cell disease has a post-doctoral position available at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. The research program addresses neurocognitive deficits of children with sickle cell disease and how to assist parents in facilitating their success at school. The interdisciplinary faculty include pediatric psychologists, pediatric hematologists, and biostatisticians.

This position is for a qualified individual with interests in pediatric neuropsychology; an APA-approved PhD and internship in child clinical or pediatric health psychology is required.

The position is available in fall 2011 (start date negotiable). Research opportunities are available in a number of areas of chronic illnesses in addition to sickle cell disease including cancer and HIV. A number of supervisors are available in the Department of Pediatrics. The postdoctoral fellowship program includes didactic seminars focusing on clinical aspects of chronic health conditions, research methodology, grant writing, cultural issues, professional issues and ethics. Clinical hours towards licensure are available.

The annual salary for a first-year fellow is $38,496. Send statement of interest, C.V., and three letters of recommendation via email to: Dr. Maria Goldman, Pediatric Psychology Fellowship Program, Mailman Center for Child Development, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL ( The University of Miami is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Alan M. Delamater, PhD, ABPP Professor, Pediatrics and Psychology Director, Clinical Psychology Department of Pediatrics Mailman Center for Child Development University of Miami Miller School of Medicine PO Box 016820 Miami, FL 33101 305.243.6857 (office)