The Department of Psychology at San Diego State University (SDSU) is inviting applications for the Oscar Kaplan Postdoctoral Fellowship in Developmental Science. During this two-year fellowship, funding is provided to think, write, and participate in the research of an established research laboratory, and to develop a research program with guidance from experienced researchers. The application process requires applicants to contact a member of the Psychology Department who is eligible to serve as Oscar Kaplan Fellowship mentor and to develop a proposal with their potential mentor. A list of eligible mentors, further information, and instructions can be found at the Oscar Kaplan Fellowship website: http://www.psychology.sdsu.edu/kaplan-fellowship-announcement/. Within the SDSU Psychology Department are several research laboratories in the Developmental Sciences, including the Center for Behavioral Teratology, the Lifespan Human Senses Laboratory, the Child and Adolescent Anxiety and Mood Program, the Infant and Child Development Lab, the Culture and Child and Adolescent Services Lab, the South Bay Latino Research Center, Aging and Dementia Laboratory, the Developmental Psychopathology Laboratory, and the Brain Development Imaging Laboratory. Compensation will be approximately $43,692 annually, and will include standard benefits. There is the possibility of an additional stipend for teaching assignments within the Department of Psychology. The newly selected Kaplan Fellow will begin their training on September 1, 2018 and continue through August 31, 2020. Review of applications begins on January 15, 2018. For assistance in identifying and contacting potential faculty mentors in the SDSU Department of Psychology, contact Dr. Joseph M. Price, Kaplan Fellowship Administrator, 6363 Alvarado Ct., Suite 103, San Diego, CA 92120, 619-594-5241, firstname.lastname@example.org. The Oscar Kaplan Postdoctoral Fellowship Selection Committee does not discriminate against persons on the basis or race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
Additional Salary Information: There is the possibility of an additional stipend for teaching assignments within the Department of Psychology.
In Fiscal Year 2015, the Psychology Department at San Diego State University was ranked #10 in the U.S. and #2 in California among psychology departments of all public and private universities in terms of NIH funding with $8.5 million. We are also proud of having one of the top ranked APA accredited PhD programs in clinical psychology in the U.S., which is offered jointly with the Department of P...sychiatry at the University of California, San Diego. Rankings calculated by the National Research Council (NRC) placed the SDSU/UCSD joint doctoral program among the top three psychology doctoral programs in the U.S.