Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) Fellowship with employment at NIH

This is an announcement about an exciting employment opportunity for graduating seniors interested in careers in medicine, psychology, or neuroscience: the Mood, Brain and Development Unit (MBDU) at the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, Maryland, is recruiting applicants for a two-year, paid Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) Fellowship with employment beginning in June 2020.


MBDU conducts research using fMRI and MEG data to study pathophysiology, treatment and prevention of childhood mental illnesses, with an emphasis on major depressive disorder in children and adolescents.  IRTA Fellows are involved in all aspects of the clinical research process, including analyzing data and interacting with patients.


A detailed ad is attached to this email.  We request that interested applicants complete the following application: and send an updated resume or CV and unofficial transcript to Lisa Gorham


We would like to stress that we are accepting applications on a rolling basis and will not accept any applications after midnight December 15, 2019.


Applicants should also complete the NIH’s universal IRTA application found at by January 15, 2020 to be considered for this position.