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Requisition # 2429

Position Basics

Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Psychological and Brain Sciences


Salary:$42,840.00 - $42,840.00

Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Percent Time:100%
Position Description:

The IDCRC is one of the leading centers in the world for the study of perinatal mental illness and its treatment.  The fellow will assist on a variety of ongoing studies, including one funded by NIMH aimed at preventing postpartum depression in at risk pregnant women.  A second study funded by the Veterans Administration Office of Rural Health offers online treatment of postpartum depression among female veterans.  A third project is a long-term follow-up of women and offspring who were exposed to serious flooding in Iowa while the child was in utero.  This project has been funded by NIMH and the Canadian Institutes for Health Research.  Each of these projects and others offer opportunities for learning and for publication of study findings.  Additionally, there will be opportunities to work with pregnant and postpartum women in the Women’s Wellness and Counseling Service, which is overseen by Dr. Scott Stuart, M.D. and located adjacent to the outpatient clinic of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.  Fellow responsibilities include partnering with the Center directors (Drs. Michael O’Hara and Scott Stuart) in supervising staff and graduate and undergraduate students as well as overseeing data collection for the several ongoing projects. 

Education Requirement:

Candidates must have their PH.D in psychology or other closely retaed field by start date of the appoinmtent. 

Required Qualifications:

Good communication skills are required.

Strong quantitative skills are required.

Desirable Qualifications:

Background in clinical science.

Interest in developing an academic career in perinatal mental health.

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vita
Name and Contact Information of References
Letters of Interest
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information

Contact:Ruthina A Malone -
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