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University of Texas Health Science Center

San Antonio , TX
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP - Human Alcohol Research The Neurobehavioral Research Laboratory and Clinic (NRLC) is seeking a motivated individual to join our research team that focus on the effects of alcohol administration and serotonin manipulations on impulsive behavior among adults. An exemplary research background in behavioral sciences, clinical psychology, or other relevant area is required. Preference will be given to those 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), 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 submit their curriculum vitae, a letter outlining interests and career goals, and representative reprints (pdf files) of publications to: Dr. Donald M. Dougherty, Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, MC 7793, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900. UTHSCSA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All postdoctoral appointments are designated as security sensitive positions. Please send all materials to Dr. Donald Dougherty at DoughertyD@uthscsa.edu

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