Postdoctoral Fellowship - Peter Lamy Center on Drug therapy & Aging, PHSR-(160000AU)
Post-doctoral fellowships are available starting July 1, 2016 at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, School of Pharmacy in the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging. The fellowship will provide multidisciplinary, advanced training and experience in pharmaceutical health services research to prepare fellows for positions in academia, government, consulting, and pharmaceutical or insurance industries.
Fellows will engage in pharmaceutical health services research focusing on mental health, substance use disorders, and comorbidity in older adults. Training includes, but is not limited to, mentored research, grant-writing, and teaching experiences; it also may include coursework in epidemiology, pharmacoeconomics, and methods. This position involves working closely with researchers and clinicians affiliated with Lamy Center.
Fellows receive a competitive salary and benefits.
How to Apply: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will start immediately. Finalist interviews will take place on-site in Baltimore following telephone screening interviews.
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Excellent communication, organizational, and time-management skills are a must. Those with a clinical degree (PharmD, BSN, or MD) with research training and/or a PhD in a health-related discipline are strongly encouraged to apply. Strong quantitative skills are necessary, and experience in aging and/or geriatrics desirable.
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