December 9, 2015

Postdoctoral Clinical Research Fellowship Reducing DUP in Latinos

The Department of Psychology in the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at the University of Southern California invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Clinical/Community research position.  The responsibilities include overseeing and contributing to the data collection of patients with first-episode psychosis and their caregivers.  We are carrying out and assessing the implementation of a communication campaign to teach Spanish-speaking residents in the city of San Fernando and nearby communities in Los Angeles County to recognize psychosis. Visit our website,, for more information regarding the project. The full-time position requires excellent Spanish language and English language skills, a strong background in clinical/community research, and very good oral presentation skills. Strong leadership skills are also needed, as the young scholar will oversee the work of 2 project assistants.  The position is funded by the NIMH and the project goal is to reduce the duration of untreated psychosis among Spanish-speaking Latinos. The postdoctoral fellow will have opportunities to contribute to publications and grant writing.  Salary is consistent with NIH salary guidelines for postdoctoral research fellows.

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a statement describing their relevant research and community/clinical experiences, evidence of their scholarly interests, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Steven R. Lopez (, a Professor of Psychology and Social Work at USC.

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