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Postdoctoral Associate

We are hiring for a Postdoctoral Associate position in the YETI Lab with a flexible start date in 2024; applications reviewed on a rolling basis until filled:

  • The Postdoctoral Associate will be working with the PI, Dr. Leslie Horton, in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
  • The successful applicant will be expected to develop their own program of research and will take a leadership role in NIMH-funded research studies examining psychosis risk based on alignment with interests:
    1.  An R01 Project, the YETI Phone Study (R01 MH121386) examines threat dysregulation (TD) as a contributor to social impairment and psychotic-like experiences in adolescents at risk for psychosis;
    2. A U01 project, the ProNET study (MH124639), a multi-site, international collaboration examining biomarkers of risk for psychosis using methods that include clinical and cognitive measures, fluid biomarkers, EEG, and fMRI (more information about both grants can be found at Responsibilities could include collecting, processing, and analyzing ambulatory, psychophysiology, and other data; conducting and supervising clinical interviews and assessments with participants; writing manuscripts and conference presentations; and mentoring more junior lab members and students. A 2-year minimum commitment is requested.