November 17, 2015

Staff Position Announcement - NCPTSD (Boston)

STAFF RESEARCH POSITION The Behavioral Science Division (Boston) of the National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder anticipates one or more staff positions with duties beginning in 2016.

The National Center is a multi-site consortium within the Department of Veteran Affairs. The Behavioral Science Division is nationally recognized for developing model research and clinical programs in stress and trauma. The Division has outstanding resources for research, training, and clinical activities. Exceptional opportunities exist for professional collaboration with a wide array of local researchers, staff at six other National Center divisions, and investigators in other academic, VA, and military settings.

A major focus of National Center research is adjustment following military service, but candidates who have background in related areas or with other types of trauma are welcomed. Trauma-related topics in the areas of sleep, health, or aging are among current priorities.

 Requirements for a position are a doctoral degree plus demonstrated skills in research, scientific publication, and grant writing. Clinical psychologists must have graduate training and clinical internship from APA-accredited programs, as well as existing professional licensure or eligibility for licensure.

Division staff participate in the training and supervision of postdoctoral fellows and predoctoral interns. Faculty appointment at the Boston University School of Medicine is anticipated. Salary and benefits are competitive.

Please send a curriculum vita with a cover letter, reprints, and the names of anticipated professional references to Danny Kaloupek, Ph.D., National Center for PTSD (116B-2), VA Boston Healthcare System, 150 S. Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130-4817 or via email to

Materials will be reviewed on a first-come basis until available positions are filled. Formal position posting and the application process will follow federal procedures via the website.

The Department of Veteran Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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