The School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, and Prevention Research Center, PIRE, are currently seeking postdoctoral fellows for the scientific study of the prevention of alcohol- and drug-related problems.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent
residents who have completed a doctoral degree.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WHO SPONSORS THE PROGRAM?
The School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB), in collaboration with Prevention Research Center (PRC), a division of the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE), are the sponsors of the program. This program is funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) of the National Institutes of Health, grant number T32 AA014125-08, titled "Prevention Science Research Training Program."
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WHAT IS THE PROGRAM?
The Prevention Science Research Training Program will enrich the capabilities of postdoctoral fellows and provide them with insight and skills pertinent to successful scientific careers.  The program is specifically designed to:

  • Facilitate the postdoctoral researcher’s development of his/her own unique areas of expertise through intensive trainee mentorship.
  • Provide trans-disciplinary training with special emphasis on environmental approaches to the prevention of alcohol abuse and related problems.
  • Deliver a core curriculum of seminars that provide overall training and expertise on basic issues related to prevention research in alcohol studies.
  • Offer extensive training in grant writing, with special emphasis given to assisting fellows in applications to the National Institutes of Health.
  • Provide training in scientific ethics, social justice and human subject issues in public health and prevention research.
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WHO DIRECTS THE PROGRAM?
PI and Program Director: Genevieve M. Ames, Ph.D.
Training Director: Joel W. Grube, Ph.D.
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----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- APPLICANT INFORMATION AND APPLICATION PROCESS
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Cheryl Sieczkowski, Program Administrator
Prevention Research Center
180 Grand Avenue
Suite 1200
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 883-5756