Post-doctoral Psychology Research Fellowship Position Available in the Philadelphia VA Medical Center Advanced Fellowship Program in Mental Illness Research and Treatment A 2-year psychology research Postdoctoral fellowship position is anticipated to be available starting September of 2012. Potential areas of emphasis for this position include marital and family issues of combat veterans, integrated behavioral health/primary care, genetics/pharmacology, substance abuse, late-life mental health, sleep disorders, PTSD, and psychosocial factors in chronic illness. The Fellowship operates within the VISN 4 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center in the Philadelphia VA Medical Center. The position includes an appointment in the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Pennsylvania.
The Fellowship entails 75% research and 25% clinical training. The goals of the Fellowship are to provide mentored experience in research design, publication of research reports, and grant writing, and supervised clinical training sufficient for license eligibility. A third year of training is available in some cases.
Each applicant must be a graduate of an APA-accredited doctoral program in clinical or counseling psychology, have completed an APA-accredited internship and received the doctoral degree, and be a U.S. citizen. If interested, by January 15, 2012, send a letter detailing your research interests and career goals, your CV, and any representative reprints, manuscripts, or grant applications to Steven L. Sayers, Ph.D., Fellowship Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org , or to the following mailing address: Steven L. Sayers, Ph.D., MIRECC/116, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, 3900 Woodland Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19104. Inquiries can be made by email or by calling Dr. Sayers at (215) 823-5196. More information can be found at http://www.mirecc.va.gov/visn4/Education/fellowship.asp. Three letters of recommendation should be directed to Dr. Sayers by February 1, 2012.
Steven L. Sayers, Ph.D.
Co-Associate Director for Education,
VISN 4 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center
Associate Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry
Philadelphia VA Medical Center and University of Pennsylvania
Psychology Director, Advanced Fellowship Program in Mental Illness Research and Treatment
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