postdoctoral research fellowships

Bryan Johnstone (BSC123@UKCC.UKY.EDU)
Tue, 14 Dec 1993 11:11:49 EST

Dear List Members,

Please take a look at the following announcement and pass on to others
who might be interested.


Bryan Johnstone
Department of Behavioral Science
University of Kentucky College of Medicine


The Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky College of
Medicine, is seeking applicants for postdoctoral research training fellowships
in medical behavioral science. This position, available June 1, 1994, is
supported by the National Institute of Mental Health. Applicants may be either
behavioral or social scientists seeking medical behavioral research training.
Applicants must be either US citizens or permanent residents and have completed
their doctoral degree within the last two years and before June 1, 1994.

The Department of Behavioral Science is a basic science department in the
College of Medicine at the University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky
is a Carnegie Class I research institution. Faculty in the Department consist
of anthropologists, psychologists, and sociologists with broad
interdisciplinary research interests. These include aging, stress and
hypertension, medical compliance, psychosocial oncology, alcohol and substance
abuse, psychophysiology, physician-patient communication, adjustment to chronic
disease, psychopharmacology, neurocognition, international health and
comparative medical systems, and health service provision. Opportunities exist
for research in a variety of health and medical settings within the
University Hospital and Clinics, affiliated academic departments, the Sanders-
Brown Center on Aging, and the Markey Cancer Center.

Fellows are expected to develop their own research interests with the
guidance and support of departmental faculty. Stipends begin at $21,600.
Appointments can be for up to two years. Minority applicants are encouraged.

The deadline for applications if February 25, 1994. Applicants should send
a letter briefly outlining their research interests and a current curriculum
vitae. Three letters of recommendation should also be sent to:

Michael A. Andrykowski, Ph.D.
Department of Behavioral Science
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Lexington, KY 40536-0086