Neuropsychological Aspects of HIV

DURATION OF FELLOWSHIP: Two years

PREREQUISITE: Applicants must possess a PhD and internship in clinical psychology from an APA/CPA-accredited program (neuropsychology concentration preferred) and demonstrate strong potential to develop a successful independent research career and grant funding.

STARTING DATE: July 1 or September 1

SALARY LEVEL: Stipend and benefits are competitive This Fellowship affords excellent training in clinical diagnostic skills and also in research methodology. The successful candidate will be involved in a variety of clinical and research activities related to the neuropsychology of HIV-1 infection.

The fellow will devote approximately 50% time to clinical activities and 50% to research and didactics. Mentorship in grant-writing will be available, as will opportunities to become involved in research projects relating to NeuroAIDS, fMRI, pharmacology and genetics in HIV. The department has a strong collaborative team of neuropsychologists. As part of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (under NIAID) and the Neurologic AIDS Research Consortium (funded NINDS), there are several ongoing clinical trials with a neurological component. There is also a strong focus on international research with collaborating sites in Africa, South America, and Asia.

Qualified applicants should send an initial letter of interest and curriculum vitae by email to:

Kevin R. Robertson, Ph.D
Professor, Director of Neuropsychology,

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
3114 Bioinformatics Building CB#7025
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7025