Postdoctoral Fellowship in Behavioral Science and Clinical Health Psychology of Diabetes at Yeshiva University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Two postdoctoral fellowship positions are offered at the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in Bronx, New York. The primary training experience will be within the research lab of Dr.

Jeffrey S. Gonzalez (See: http://jeffreygonzalezlab.wix.com/gonzalezlab) in the APA-­? accredited Clinical Psychology (Health Emphasis) PhD program at Ferkauf (See:  http://www.yu.edu/ferkauf/clinical-­?psychology-­?health-­?emphasis/). Fellows will also have opportunities to receive mentorship and consultation from collaborating experts in behavioral science and the clinical management of diabetes at Albert Einstein College of Medicine (See: https://www.einstein.yu.edu/centers/diabetes-­?  research/research-­?areas/prevention-­?control-­?cores/). Research training will focus on the prevention and control of diabetes via psychological and behavioral intervention. Supervised clinical work with adults with type 2 diabetes and children or adolescents with type 1 diabetes at Montefiore Medical Center may also be available.

The primary responsibility of the fellows will be to contribute to ongoing NIDDK-­? funded clinical research projects and related studies being conducted in the lab. Fellows will have responsibilities including data analysis, manuscript preparation and assistance with writing grant proposals. Opportunities also exist for mentored pilot studies and research manuscripts directed by the fellow. Fellows will also contribute to project management of ongoing studies. Opportunities for teaching and mentoring of students at the graduate and undergraduate levels may be available.

Fellows will participate in research seminars and will be able to take advantage of various opportunities for enrichment throughout Yeshiva, Einstein and Montefiore. Salary is competitive relative to NIH training levels and benefits are included. Pilot study funds are available. Travel funds are also available to attend scientific and professional conferences.

Candidates with a doctoral degree in psychology (clinical degrees preferred but non-­? clinical degrees also considered) who have strong analytic and writing skills are encouraged to apply. A prior peer-­?reviewed publication record, relevant experience, and promise for ability to obtain external research funding are required. Although not required, a degree in clinical psychology with an emphasis on health psychology/behavioral medicine is desirable. Bilingual Spanish speakers are preferred and individuals from under-­?represented backgrounds are especially encouraged to consider these positions.

Send a cover letter indicating interests and goals for postdoctoral training, a CV and 1-­?2 publications as attachments (single pdf preferred) to an e-­?mail with “Postdoctoral Fellowship” in the subject line and send to: drjeffgonzalez@gmail.com. Please arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation sent to the same e-­?mail address on your behalf. Review of application materials will begin on January 15, 2016 and continue until qualified individuals are identified. Any questions that come up before the deadline should be directed to Dr. Gonzalez at: jeffrey.gonzalez@einstein.yu.edu.