CBM Research Training: Application Process


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Fellowships are available in the CBM Research Training Program at the postdoctoral and predoctoral level.  The program also supports summer predoctoral fellowships.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Application materials consist of:

  • a statement of research interests and proposed goals for the work you would hope to perform as a fellow in the program;

  • curriculum vitae;

  • completed application form (see link at top of page); and

  • three letters of reference. 

These items should be sent to:

         Karen A. Matthews, Ph.D.

         Department of Psychiatry

         University of Pittsburgh

         3811 O'Hara Street

         Pittsburgh, PA  15213

The postdoctoral program has no set deadline for receipt of applications.   Fellowships generally begin with the academic year in September, however, start dates are flexible depending upon the individual applicant and the availability of fellowship positions.  Questions concerning the above requirements can be directed to the Training Grant Administrator, Mollie Bandy by phone (412-648-9088) or by E-mail.

Predoctoral Fellows

Those interested in applying for the pre-doctoral program should return an application for doctoral training in psychology, which can be obtained via the Psychology Department's website or by mail from:

          Graduate Admissions

          Department of Psychology

          University of Pittsburgh

          Pittsburgh, PA  15260

Please indicate your interest in the Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine Research Program on the application.

Additional questions about the doctoral program can be directed to Graduate Admissions, Department of Psychology by phone (412-624-4501) or by E-mail.

Summer Research Fellows

First year medical students interested in applying for a summer position should contact Matthew Muldoon, MD to learn about the program and the positions available with faculty mentors.  This summer experience can be a jumpstart on fulfillment of the scholarly project requirement.

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