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POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP – Alcohol Research
Psychiatry
 

University of Texas Health Science Center

San Antonio, TX
 
 
We are seeking an individual to join a team of researchers focusing on the effects of alcohol administration and serotonin manipulations on impulsive behavior among adults. We are in search of a motivated individual with an exemplary research background in behavioral sciences, clinical psychology, or other relevant area. Preference will be given to individuals with interests in developing alcohol-related research in human populations. Current NIH funding includes examination of the biological influences on behaviors among healthy adults with alcohol consumption patterns ranging from social drinking to binge and chronic heavy drinking. The NRLC offers training in the areas of behavioral pharmacology (Dr. Donald Dougherty), clinical (Dr. Stacy Ryan), psychophysiology (Dr. Charles Mathias), neuroimaging (Dr. Ashley Acheson), and molecular biology (Dr. Nathalie Hill-Kapturczak). The fellow will be provided active mentoring and will develop a wide variety of skills and knowledge, including extensive opportunities for engaging in manuscript and grant writing. Responsibilities include study coordination and supervision of study personnel, participant recruitment, screening, and psychological testing, data management and statistical analyses, and manuscript/grant preparations. Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline. Multiple-year appointments are available and dependent on satisfactory performance. Candidates should send their curriculum vitae, a letter outlining interests and career goals, and representative publication reprints to: Dr. Donald M. Dougherty, Department of Psychiatry, MC 7793, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900. Additional questions can be directed to Dr. Donald M. Dougherty at doughertyd@uthscsa.edu. UTHSCSA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All postdoctoral appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.

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Ad has been online since October 10, 2012
 
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