Duke University Medical Center, HIV & Addictions Research Program

Position ID:Duke University Medical Center-HIV & Addictions Research Program-POSTDOC [#12500]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27707, United States
Subject Area: Psychology / Clinical Psychology
Appl Deadline: finished (2018/10/22, finished 2019/10/27, listed until 2019/04/22)
Position Description:    

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The HIV and Addictions Research Program (HARP) at Duke University, directed by Dr. Christina Meade, is seeking a full-time postdoctoral fellow with a strong background in behavioral science. Our team seeks to understand how drug addiction and HIV infection together impact neurobehavioral functioning, with the goal of developing novel interventions to improve clinical outcomes. As we near completion of data collection on a large cohort study of HIV+ and HIV- cocaine users, we are seeking a postdoctoral fellow to make significant contributions to data analysis and manuscript writing. The postdoctoral fellow will also assist with study implementation of ongoing clinical studies that include neuropsychological testing and multi-modal MRI. With projects at various stages, the applicant will engage in a full spectrum of research experiences, including study design, primary data collection, data analysis, preparation of manuscripts, and grant writing. This position is ideal for individuals interested in pursuing an independent research career in an academic setting, and the fellow will be supported in the pursuit of independent funding (e.g., NRSA fellowship, K Award). Opportunities for clinical work in preparation for licensure in psychology can be made available.

A doctoral degree training in psychology, public health, or a related field with a strong background in research is required. Clinical training and experience with drug addiction is ideal.

Successful applicants must be motivated, reliable, and mature, able to multi-task and learn new tasks quickly, and have strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills. Excellent writing skills and knowledge of statistical packages (e.g., SPSS) and analysis is required. The fellow is expected to work both independently and as part of our active research team.

Start date is negotiable. This will be a 2-3 year appointment, contingent upon satisfactory annual reviews. Salary is commensurate with NIH guidelines and applicant experience. The position is located at the Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, NC.

To apply, please send a CV, statement of interest, relevant manuscripts, and names of three references to christina.meade@duke.edu.

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Contact: Christina Meade
Email: email
Postal Mail:
905 W. Main St., Suite 24-E
Web Page: https://sites.duke.edu/harp/

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