UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS RESEARCH PROGRAM

The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington (Seattle, WA) has one and possibly a second postdoctoral fellowships available in the area of multiple sclerosis research starting with the 2018-2019 academic year.  These positions are available on grant-funded research examining symptom management and quality of life from a rehabilitation context, including:

  1. A study comparing pharmacologic and cognitive-behavioral therapy fatigue management in multiple sclerosis
  2. A study comparing mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy for pain management in multiple sclerosis

Fellows will receive training and experience in the entirety of the research process, ranging from conceptualization to implementation to intervention delivery to dissemination. They will also gain experience delivering telehealth interventions, including cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness based cognitive therapy.

Ideal candidates will have a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program and will have completed an APA-accredited predoctoral internship.  Rehabilitation psychology, health psychology, or behavioral medicine experience is preferred but not required.

For more information and for direction to specific position advertisements, please contact Dawn Ehde, Ph.D., ehde@uw.edu, or Kevin Alschuler, Ph.D., kalschul@uw.edu.