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Pediatric behavioral sleep medicine psychologist

The position offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits through IU Health Physicians and the Indiana University School of Medicine, where the psychologist will hold a faculty position. 

To Apply: Requirements include completion of an APA- or CPA-accredited doctoral program in psychology, formal training in child clinical and/or pediatric psychology, and license eligibility in Indiana. Pediatric sleep psychology work experience is preferred but not required.

 Please send inquiry and CV to: Kathryn Coble at kcoble2@iuhealth.org

Assistant Professor / Research Scientist for the COBRE Center’s Sleep and Circadian Methods (SCM) Core

Assistant to Full Professor / Director of the COBRE Center’s Sleep and Circadian Methods (SCM) Core

Research Assistant (sleep/neuroscience)

Contact: fiona.baker@sri.com

Post-Doctoral Fellowship - NIMH-funded Sleep Intervention Study 

Institution: University of Houston (UH)

The fellow will receive close, mentored training from a licensed clinical psychologist and have opportunities to lead other projects, attend advancing trainings, publish manuscripts and contribute to grant writing. Additional opportunities for collaboration and training are offered within the Department of Psychology and UH more broadly. Applicants should have a: 1) doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology, School Psychology, Social Work, or related field; 2) experience in research project coordination; 3) experience working with children and families; and 4) outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills. Prior experience in the areas of behavioral interventions, sleep health, and/or trauma-informed care are ideal but not required.  The salary and benefits package is highly competitive. Please send inquiries and application materials, including a letter of specific interests and goals, CV, writing sample, and three letters of reference to Dr. Candice Alfano, at caalfano@uh.edu.  

Contact: Dr. Candice Alfano, at caalfano@uh.edu

Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship

Clinical Responsibilities (3 days/week)

Fellows will provide clinical care within multidisciplinary subspecialty teams, with opportunities available across many aspects of pediatric psychology.

·       Major Rotation(s): Fellows will have the opportunity to select either 1 or 2 of the following major rotations for the entire 1 year-fellowship: Gender Health, Renal/Dialysis, Sickle Cell, Sleep.

·       Minor Rotation(s): Fellows will have the opportunity to select 1 or 2 minor rotations. Minor rotations could include any major rotation above if not selected as a major, as well as any of the following (contingent on supervisor availability)High Risk Asthma and other general pulmonology cases, Cystic Fibrosis, GI, Oncology, Adolescent Medicine, NICU, Child Development, Renal Transplant.

Research/Program Development (1 day/week)

One research/program development area will be selected by the fellow, with specific goals and milestones developed by the fellow in collaboration with the supervisor for that area. Opportunities to participate in multidisciplinary research/program development with physician faculty may also be available across divisions.

Didactics/Administrative Time (1 day/week)

Fellows will have the opportunity to participate in didactic trainings available throughout the School of Medicine across multiple domains (e.g., LEND program, Dept. of Pediatrics and Dept. of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, medical subspecialty lecture series/journal clubs). In addition to clinical supervision, fellows will have protected administrative time and will be encouraged to complete the licensure exam (EPPP) by the spring of the fellowship year.

To Apply: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and should be submitted to Dr. Kelly Donahue (kldonahu@iu.edu). Applications should include a CV and letter of interest. Additional materials, including graduate transcripts and 3 letters of reference, may be requested after initial application review. Inquiries about the program can be directed to the training director, Dr. Kelly Donahue. This fellowship position will follow the Common Hold Date.

CaCTüS Computation & Cognition Tübingen Summer Internship

July–September 2023

Who can apply? Bachelor and master students in the fields of computer science, maths, physics, engineering, neuroscience, psychology, cognitive science, bioinformatics and any other related fields.

Application: https://cactus-internship.tuebingen.mpg.de/

Available projects: https://www.projects.tuebingen.mpg.de/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/cactus_projects_2023.pdf

Deadline: 4 December 2022

ASSISTANT or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR BASIC AND TRANSLATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE NON-TENURE LINE (RESEARCH)

The chosen candidate will be expected to engage in translational scholarly research and teaching in areas including, but not limited to, psychiatric genetics, animal models of psychiatric dysfunction and preclinical studies centered on the development of innovative psychiatric treatments targeting social aspects of mental health and contributors to disability such as social functioning and/or resilience to stress among other areas of bench research.

Candidates must hold a doctoral-level degree and have stamped themselves as creative and promising investigators with proven ability to obtain external funding, as well as outstanding performance, or promise for outstanding performance, as a teacher and mentor.  

The major criterion for appointment for faculty in the Non-Tenure Line (Research) is evidence of high-level performance as a researcher for whose special knowledge a programmatic need exists.

Contact: Laura Roberts, M.D., M.A., c/o Heather Kenna (hkenna@stanford.edu) 

Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance Clinician-Scientist Fellowship

  • 2-year fellowship with an interdisciplinary mentor team 
  • Financial and training support for clinical trainees to have dedicated research experience (≥75% of overall full time equivalent)
  • Opportunity to apply for additional travel funds and open-access publication funds

Through this experience, fellows gain the skills and confidence to conduct independent research alongside a clinical practice. It is a unique opportunity that allows fellows to devote significant time to independent research, expand their clinical and research networks, and build connections across human performance communities.

Contact: human-performance@stanford.edu

AASM Young Investigators Research Forum 2023

Institution: AASM Foundation

Program Description: The Young Investigators Research Forum 2023 will be held from March-May 2023, with an in-person meeting on April 26-28, 2023 in Bethesda, MD and virtual meetings in March and May 2023. Selected trainees will have opportunities to network with senior investigators in sleep and circadian science, as well as connect with representatives from federal funding agencies. Here is what participants from last year’s Young Investigators Research Forum had to say:

“The meeting was a transformative experience and I am so grateful and thankful for the opportunity to have been able to participate - the ability to meet and network with peers, learn from established researchers and mentors, practice grantsmanship skills, meet and chat with NIH and VA representatives.”

“This was an excellent experience, and I highly recommend this career development opportunity to any junior sleep investigator.”

“The Young Investigators Research Forum was such a fun and enriching experience. I learned so much useful information about grant writing, grant applications, and foreseeable challenges as an early-stage research investigator.”


The 2023 program includes didactic presentations, workshops and small group sessions, all of which provide valuable insight into the grant peer review structure and process and further develop specific aims for a grant proposal.

Eligibility: This year, trainee eligibility has expanded to additional organizations whose focus areas are closely linked to sleep and circadian research. In addition to members of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and/or the Sleep Research Society, researchers who hold current memberships with American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society, and/or Society for Research of Biological Rhythms are eligible and encouraged to apply.

Applicants must also meet the following criteria:

  • Physicians (MD or DO) who are board-eligible or board-certified in sleep medicine by a member board of the American Board of Medical Specialties or American Osteopathic Association and have completed their sleep medicine fellowship within the past 10 years, or who are currently enrolled in an ACGME-accredited sleep medicine fellowship program are eligible to apply.
  • Researchers (PhD or other similar doctoral degree) who are within 10 years of completing their post-doctoral training or who are currently post-doctoral fellows.

This AASM Foundation program is supported by Avadel and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. 

How to Apply: 
Applications are due October 24, 2022. For more information and to apply for the Young Investigators Research Forum 2023, visit foundation.aasm.org/yirf.