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FOUNDATION FOR PSYCHOCULTURAL RESEARCH (FPR), POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS


Deadline   12/1/2013 
- for Letters of Intent. No Letters of Intent will be accepted after this date.
Description   A limited number of one-year fellowships support interdisciplinary research projects related to neuroscience, culture, and psychiatry at UCLA. Research should relate to autism spectrum disorder. Candidates must conduct their research under Dr. Thomas S. Weisner as the primary sponsor and PI of research on Culture & Disability: Autism Spectrum Disorder in India & the United States. Fellows are also required to attend interdisciplinary seminars offered by the FPR-UCLA Center for Culture, Brain, Development, and Mental Health Program throughout their fellowship appointment. Fellowships are renewable for an additional year, based on the evaluation of the previous year's performance. 
Award Amount   Stipend of $40,000 per year, health insurance, and a support allowance of $1,500 per year.  
Disciplines   Life Sciences. Social Sciences. Health Sciences. Specifically fields related to neuroscience, neurobiology, culture, psychiatry, and psychology. 
Academic Level   Postdoctoral Scholar.  
Citizenship   No citizenship requirements.  
Requirements   Applicants must hold a doctoral or MD degree in hand and should have two UCLA faculty sponsors, one of whom must be Dr. Thomas S. Weisner, the primary sponsor and PI of research on Culture & Disability: Autism Spectrum Disorder in India & the United States. 
Award Type   Fellowship/Grant 
Contact  
Leanna Hernandez at
FPR-UCLA Center for Culture, Brain, & Development
Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center
660 Charles E. Young Drive South
Los Angeles, CA 90095

cbd@ucla.edu
www.cbd.ucla.edu/CBDMH/CBDMH.html
Last Updated   9/9/2010 1:15:00 PM 

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