11.11.2013 - Two Postdoc Employment Opportunities at Brown Medical School

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Maternal Smoking/Depression During Pregnancy and Infant Behavior Brown Medical School, Providence, RI
Brown Medical School, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine is seeking a post-doctoral fellow to conduct research in the area of perinatal factors (maternal smoking and depression) and infant stress response and neurobehavior to begin between June and September, 2014. Earlier start dates may also be possible.

The position involves working with Principal Investigator (Laura Stroud, Ph.D.) on studies of maternal smoking/depression during pregnancy and pathways to infant neurobehavior. The position involves clinical interviewing including structured diagnostic interviews (SCID) to low income pregnant mothers. Additional opportunities include: data analysis, project coordination, preparation and collaboration on manuscripts and presentations. Additional clinical opportunities may be available for those preparing for licensure. Opportunities to prepare grant applications are also available.

The ideal candidate will have a doctorate in Psychology or related field, experience with clinical interviewing, data analysis, and writing skills. The position will be offered contingent on the availability of funding. Applications from women and minority members are encouraged. Competitive stipends and a liberal package of benefits are provided. Please contact Laura Stroud, Ph.D., 401-793-8194, or with questions about the application process.

Application instructions: To apply for this fellowship, please use the following link:

The Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Directed by Michael Carey, PhD, has a history of over 25 years of conducting innovative research involving inter-disciplinary, behavioral approaches to the prevention and treatment of disease. Research in the Centers includes some combination of laboratory-based, clinical, and community approaches. The Centers has a large program training the next generation of leading interdisciplinary behavioral scientists in the Brown University Clinical Psychology Training Consortium.