NIH Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Opportunity
The University of Vermont's Center on Behavior and Health announces an
NIH postdoctoral research fellowship opportunity in our
internationally recognized center of excellence for the study of
substance abuse. The fellow will participate in the conduct of an
ongoing NIDA-funded trial to develop a novel buprenorphine treatment
for opioid-dependent adults, as well as develop new research
opportunities in related areas. The mentoring team has an exceptional
track record of helping fellows further their careers as investigators.
Appointment: 2-3 yrs.
Eligibility: Applicants must have completed their training in
psychology, behavior analysis, or a related discipline and be U.S.
citizens or permanent residents. Trainees are selected on the basis
of scholastic record and commitment to a career in substance abuse
research. Individuals must be highly motivated, possess initiative and
a desire to learn and expand their interests and expertise.
Benefits: Stipend, medical insurance coverage, and travel funds
supported by NIH Institutional Training Awards.
For more information: Contact Ms. Diana Cain (Diana.Cain@uvm.edu).
To apply: Send cover letter (downloaded from VCBH website), curriculum
vitae, statement of research interests, and 3 letters of reference to:
Dr. Stacey Sigmon c/o Ms. Diana Cain (Diana.Cain@uvm.edu).
About us: The Vermont Center on Behavior and Health (VCBH) was
established in 2013, sponsored in part by a Centers of Biomedical
Research Excellence (COBRE) Award from the National Institute on
General Medical Sciences and a Centers of Tobacco Regulatory Science
(TCORS) Award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
The VCBH resides within the College of Medicine at the University of
Vermont, with the director and administrative offices being located
within the Department of Psychiatry, and participating investigators,
collaborators, and advisors across 15 academic departments in the
College of Medicine and 7 colleges within the University of Vermont
and5 other universities. The VCBH is further strengthened by
interdisciplinary collaborations with key community healthcare leaders
and distinguished scientific advisory panels.
The focus of the VCBH is on investigating relationships between
personal behaviors and risk for chronic disease and premature death,
with a specific focus on understanding mechanisms underpinning risk,
and developing effective interventions and policies to promote healthy
See our website for further details.
About Burlington, Vermont: Burlington, Vermont is located in the
beautiful Lake Champlain region, surrounded by the Green and
Adirondack Mountains. It is a great place for families, boasting
excellent schools and year-round recreational opportunities. It is
home to the University of Vermont and many other colleges that provide
an academically stimulating and culturally rich environment. Montreal
and Boston are within easy driving distances.
Stephen T. Higgins, Ph.D.
Director, Vermont Center on Behavior and Health
Professor and Virginia H. Donaldson Chair in Translational Science
Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology
Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry
University of Vermont
1 South Prospect Street
Burlington, VT 05401-1419
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