University of Minnesota Institute of Child Development in Minnesota

Deadline March 01, 2014
Date Posted November 26, 2013
Type Post-doc
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINEESHIP IN DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY. The University Of Minnesota, Institute Of Child Development. Applications are invited for two 2-year traineeships. Specialized training is available in multi-level (genetic, neurobiological, behavioral and experiential) basic, translational, and clinical research in the development of cognitive and emotional processes that are dysregulated in mental disorders; longitudinal research that charts the emergence and change in emotional and behavioral problems of children who are at high risk of developing mental disorders in order to facilitate identification, intervention and treatment; and developing and testing better preventive interventions for children at high risk for developing affective and conduct disorders. Preference is given to applicants trained in psychopathology who need additional training in psychobiology/neuroscience, or the reverse. ICD boasts a broad range of faculty members with whom trainees may work. Qualifications include training and experience in behavioral sciences, strength in research methods, and promise as research scholars. Starting date is expected to be August 25, 2014. The NIMH stipend is based on number of years since award of the Ph.D. Doctoral degree must be completed by time of appointment. Applicant must be US citizen or permanent resident. Submit curriculum vita, statement of research interests, graduate transcripts, GRE scores, three letters of reference, and a sample of published or unpublished theoretical or empirical work to: Dr. Dante Cicchetti, Training Grant Director, Institute of Child Development, 51 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0345. Application review begins 3/1/14. Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For additional information, please see: or contact Danielle Bordeleau at 

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