University of California, Berkeley: Postdoctoral Fellowships in Prevention Science Research

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Prevention Science Research

The Prevention Research Center of the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation and the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley are seeking applicants for two-year postdoctoral fellowships in the Prevention Science Research Training Program funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

The fellowships provide training for individuals who wish to pursue careers in prevention science research with an emphasis on health and social problems related to the use and abuse of alcohol and other substances. The program provides requisite training in the multiple theoretical and methodological approaches to prevention research that are necessary to pursue successful careers in this field.

Individuals from a broad range of social and behavioral science disciplines (e.g., psychology, sociology, economics, anthropology, public health, epidemiology, and ethnic studies) are encouraged to apply. Applicants need not have a history of working in alcohol prevention.

For information on the application process, training program, scientists who serve as mentors and their research areas, visit our website

Please submit specific questions to or contact Cheryl Sieczkowski, Program Administrator, Prevention Research Center, 180 Grand Avenue, Suite 1200, Oakland, CA 94612-3749, (510) 883-5756.

Up to 5 Fellowships will be filled to begin in August 2015 contingent upon confirmation of funding from NIAAA

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and must have completed a doctoral or equivalent degree prior to entry into the program.


Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation and the University of California are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers.