Monday, January 16, 2012

Duke University, Durham, North Carolinam, USA - 2 postdoctoral positions

Two positions are available for junior faculty or post doctoral fellows to participate in clinical and research activities in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Behavioral Medicine. Current research includes dietary, exercise and weight management interventions in hypertension, coping skills training in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heart failure, exercise and depression in cardiac patients, neurocognitive outcomes and quality of life after cardiac surgery, exercise adherence, diet and exercise interventions in patients with mild cognitive impairment, and biobehavioral mechanisms of heart failure and hypertension.

Candidates should have behavioral medicine research experience and a strong interest in psychosocial interventions. Clinical activities include delivery of manual-based coping skills training to patients and caregivers with COPD and HF and provision of clinical services to patients awaiting solid organ transplantation. Please send curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three references, statement of research interests and objectives, and several relevant reprints to: James A. Blumenthal, Ph.D., Box 3119, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710. telephone: (919) 684-3828, facsimile: (919) 684-8629, email Consideration of applications will begin February 1, 2012. DUMC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ADA Employer. James A. Blumenthal, Ph.D., ABPP Professor of Medical Psychology Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Duke University Medical Center Durham, North Carolina 27710 tele: (919) 684-3828 fax: (919) 684-8629 email: