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Post-Doc/Visiting Scientist - Psychology - 519691

Company: University of Alabama
Location: Tuscaloosa
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Post-Doc/Visiting Scientist - Psychology - 519691

Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

Arts and Sciences


Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)

Closing at: Sep 30 2023 at 22:55 CDT

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Pay Grade/Pay Range: Non Classified - Grade NA

Department/Organization: 204711 - Psychology

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm

Job Summary: Under the direction of a senior faculty member who serves as a mentor for the postdoctoral appointee, The Postdoctoral Fellow provides for an internship and continuation of scholarly activity and research after achieving the Ph.D. or other doctoral degree.

Additional Department Summary: Post-Doc will be working on a multi-site clinical trial funded by PCORI. The purpose of the trial is to test effectiveness of a mindfulness-based therapy for autistic adolescents and adults in the context of a large hybrid effectiveness-implementation trial. The ideal candidate will have experience with the treatment of mental health problems in autistic adolescents and adults. The person will receive extensive training in both the Unified Protocol and the Emotion Awareness and Skills Enhancement Program. There are ample opportunities for grantsmanship training and support with securing independent funding, publication, and supervision of clinical work toward licensure.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate. Additional qualifications based on assignment.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 19 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report that is in compliance with University policies. Applicants under the age of 21 will have some driving restrictions.

Skills and Knowledge: Data analytic skills (SPSS, SAS, R)

Preferred Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related field. Experience with direct intervention and provider training.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law"

Keywords: University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa , Post-Doc/Visiting Scientist - Psychology - 519691, Other , Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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