Pre doc opportunity AVAILABLE IN HIV PREVENTION AMONG GAY, BISEXUAL, AND OTHER MSM AND TRANSGENDER WOMEN

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The Center for LGBT Health Research is recruiting a pre-doctoral scholar to join our team located in the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh. The position is funded by a T32 Training Grant from the National Institute of Mental Health and is designed to provide pre- and post-doctoral training in HIV prevention among men who have sex with men (MSM) and/or transgender women. The initial appointment is for 3 years.

The exact focus of applicant’s work is negotiable but must center on HIV prevention among MSM and/or transgender women. We particularly welcome applicants who focus on bio-behavioral HIV prevention research, HIV prevention research among minority MSM, social determinants of HIV risk among MSM, research that focuses on HIV risk among transgender women, or research among aging MSM. 

The successful pre-doctoral applicant will have access to a wide range of funded research and practice projects located at the Center for LGBT Health Research, at the Graduate School of Public Health and/or the Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh. Multiple levels of support exist at the Center for LGBT Health Research, the Graduate School of Public Health, and the Health Sciences for the completion of a PhD in Behavioral and Community Health Sciences.

This is a 12-month appointment and includes competitive stipend and health insurance for 2 years of coursework and another year of dissertation research and writing. Applicants must have a master’s degree.  

Applicants are asked to submit an application through SOPHAS. 

For more information please contact: Mary Hawk at mary.hawk@pitt.edu, Mackey Friedman mrf9@pitt.edu, or James Egan at jameserinegan@pitt.edu.

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