Mount Sinai Careers

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

New York, New York
Allied Health


Job Description

The Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program (P-MAP) under the direction of Vilma Gabbay, M.D., M.S., is a unique program in the greater New York metropolitan area dedicated to the study and treatment of adolescent mood and anxiety disorders. We are currently seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow for a 2-year commitment. She/he will primarily assist in managing our research projects which utilize innovative neuroimaging, immunological, and clinical trial methodologies. He/she will be responsible for conducting clinical evaluations of patients participating in research studies investigating adolescent depression and anxiety disorders, assisting with functional magnetic resonance imaging and EEG components of the studies, and writing manuscripts. Additionally, he/she will assist the PI in writing new grant applications and presenting at national conferences and local seminars/meetings. We are especially interested in candidates who have a proven track record of scholarship, have experience working with adolescents, are skilled in diagnostic assessment, and are competent in using advanced statistical methods. Opportunities also may be available to provide evidence-based treatment to children and adolescents with mood and anxiety disorders under supervision of a licensed clinical psychologist. Compensation is competitive and consistent with NIH guidelines. If interested, please email a CV and cover letter describing your research interests and experience to rachel.freed@mssm.edu.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Administering diagnostic assessments
• Writing manuscripts and grant applications
• Presenting findings at national conferences and local seminars/meetings
• Managing Research Assistants
Education:
• Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited program
• Background in mood and anxiety disorders

Experience:
• Research on internalizing psychopathology and at least one first-authored publication
• Experience in diagnostic interviewing (e.g., Kiddie-SADS)

Computer and General Skills:
• Experience with statistics software (SPSS, SAS, etc.).
• Research theory training/experience (through previous research lab experience)
• Excellent written and oral communication
• Organized, resourceful, and detailed-oriented
• Strong multi-tasking, project and time management, problem-solving and organizational skills
• Familiarity with the NIH (or other sponsor) grant submission process to assist PI in submission of grants