Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Center for ADHD, Cincinnati

12 Apr 2016 2:11 PM | SAVIR Executive Office

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) announces the availability of Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Center for ADHD Focusing on Driving Simulation and Eye Tracking.  


The primary research project that the fellow will be involved is a randomized clinical trial evaluating a driving intervention for teens diagnosed with ADHD.  Eye tracking will be used throughout. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Human Factors, Engineering Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Clinical or Developmental Psychology, or related field. The fellowship is a 2-year fellowship with opportunities to work on multiple NIH funded studies.  The primary goal of the fellowship is to develop the research careers of recent doctoral graduates with a primary focus on driving safety research and/or interventions-based training research targeted at reducing crash risk.  CCHMC is one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country with a reputation for excellence and innovation in clinical care, teaching, and research.  Fellowships at CCHMC offer an apprenticeship model focused on active mentoring, career development, professional role identity, and development of skills in applied/clinical research that ensures success as a researcher.  Clinical applicants will accrue hours for licensure under the supervision of licensed clinical psychologists at the Center for ADHD. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. Demonstrated productivity in terms of published journal articles and scientific conference presentations is expected. Experience in any of the following areas is particularly relevant: ADHD, adolescents, driving simulation, and eye tracking technology. Clinical applicants must have a doctoral degree from an APA approved program and completed an APA approved internship. The dissertation must be defended prior to beginning the fellowship.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Please send CV to Jeff Epstein, Ph.D., Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC-10006, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229-3039 or jeff.epstein@cchmc.org.

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