NIMH T32 Research Fellowship in Geriatric Mental Health

NIMH T32 Research Fellowship in Geriatric Mental Health

We are currently seeking applicants for this research fellowship, funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, which focuses on basic and applied research on older adults with schizophrenia and other forms of serious mental illnesses as well as healthy aging. We are seeking talented post-doctoral scholars interested in developing a research career as an independent investigator focused on this population. Continuously funded for over two decades, many graduates from our fellowship program have gone on to become leaders in the field of geriatric mental health. More than 20 of our prior trainees have obtained K Awards or VA Career Development Awards, and many of them are now tenured faculty at UC San Diego or other major universities.

The fellowship setting is a multidisciplinary research environment (e.g., psychiatry, psychology, neuroscience, computer sciences, microbiome, pharmaceutical science) that is part of a larger research training program within UCSD’s Division of Geriatric Psychiatry. The T32 Fellowship is also affiliated with the Sam and Rose Stein Institute for Research on Aging, the Center for Healthy Aging and Senior Care, the IBM-UCSD Center on Artificial Intelligence for Healthy Aging and Microbiome, and the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute at UC San Diego.

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Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents and have completed a doctoral degree in any relevant discipline. PhDs, MDs, MD/PhDs, and PharmDs with previous research experience are encouraged to apply.

How To Apply:

To apply, please submit a statement of research interests and CV to:

Dilip V. Jeste, MD ([email protected])
Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences,
Senior Associate Dean for Healthy Aging and Senior Care

Elizabeth W. Twamley, PhD ([email protected])
Professor of Psychiatry

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    Oct 05, 2021

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    La Jolla, California

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