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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Alcohol Research

This is a two-year appointment, commencing no earlier than July 1st and no later than December 31st of each year, within the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and the Addictive Behaviors Research Center in the Department of Psychology at the University of Washington, and is funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (Principal Investigator, Mary Larimer)

This fellowship will provide training for individuals who wish to pursue a career in alcohol research, with an emphasis on the etiology and prevention of problem drinking and alcohol dependence. As this topic will be approached from both psychosocial and bio-behavioral perspectives, individuals with background training in relevant areas of psychology (clinical, health psychology, behavioral neuroscience, social, developmental, cognitive, behavioral pharmacology, etc.) are encouraged to apply. Both human and animal research will be supported.

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Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating areas of interest, CV, and three letters of recommendation by January 10th. Please email materials to trinh26@uw.edu and send a hard copy to:

Postdoctoral Psychology Training in Alcohol Research Program
1100 NE 45th Street, Suite 300
University of Washington, Box 354944
Seattle, WA 98105


The UW is committed to training a culturally diverse research fellows and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Due to the Federal Guidelines only applicants who are national citizens or current green card holders will be considered. For more information please contact:

Mary E. Larimer, Ph.D.
Professor, Psychiatry
Associate Director, Addictive Behaviors Research Center
1100 NE 45th Street, Suite 300
University of Washington, Box 354944
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone:206-543-3513 Fax: 206-616-1705

Trinh Vo
PTAR Coordinator
1100 NE 45th Street, Suite 300
University of Washington, Box 354944
Seattle, WA 98105
206-685-4931 Fax: 206-616-1705