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mPOWER Summer Research Fellowship

The Minority Pipeline for Obesity and Eating Disorder Research (mPOWER) fellowship is designed to provide research experience and mentorship to underrepresented racial/ethnic minority individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in eating disorders and/or obesity research. Click here for the application and more information.

Prospective Undergraduate Students

The WELL Center has training opportunities for undergraduates from Drexel, University of Pennsylvania and other local universities. The opportunities take the form of research assistantships, part- and full-time co-ops, STAR student sponsorships and supervised honors thesis projects. If you have questions email Apply using this link.

Prospective Graduate Students

In 2021, Professors Butryn and Forman will be taking a PhD student; Professors Butryn, Forman, Juarascio, Manasse and Srivastava will be taking an MS student. Interviews will take place in February and March of 2021.

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Prospective Post-Doctoral Fellows

The WELL Center is recruiting clinical and research post-doctoral fellows in the areas of weight and eating disorder treatments under the supervision of Meghan Butryn, Evan Forman, Adrienne Juarascio, and Stephanie Manasse. The positions offer ample opportunities for, and training/mentoring in, manuscript writing, grant writing, the use of innovative technology and methodology, and leadership roles.

Positions are flexible depending on the interests of the postdoctoral fellow, and considerable attention will be devoted to developing the fellow’s line of research including the planning and execution of an independent project. Pilot study funding will be provided. In addition, the postdoc fellow will be mentored in the writing of one or more independent grant proposals.

To apply, send a letter of interest and CV to Adrienne Juarascio, PhD, at Dr. Juarascio will reply with formal application instructions.

Faculty and Staff Positions

We are currently recruiting an Assistant Research Professor. The likely candidate is within three years of attaining a PhD, with an expertise in eating disorders and/or obesity (e.g., a PhD in Clinical Psychology). The ideal candidate exhibits strong promise of attaining external funding through high-impact research and publications, co-investigator or other substantive roles in large-scale grant-funded projects, high rate of federal/large-scale grant proposal submission and/or receipt of significant awards (including training grants). This position involves roles as a co-investigator, clinician and/or clinical supervisor on existing clinical trials, while working towards attaining principal investigator roles and independent funding. The successful candidate will take the lead in applying for external funding as well as support the grant writing of other WELL Center faculty. The position offers ample opportunities for developing the candidate’s line of research including the planning and execution of independent projects. As such, research infrastructure, pilot study funding, and mentoring from experienced R01-funded faculty will be provided.

Full posting here (PDF)

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