Post Doc Scholar

Lexington, KY
Sep 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of Kentucky

The Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology at the University of Kentucky, College of Education, seeks a postdoctoral scholar with strong interest and competency in autism spectrum disorder, teacher training, and intervention research. This is an NIH-funded, 2-year position. The goal of the grant is to test and validate a train-the-trainers program of an evidence-based consultation intervention called COMPASS. We have a rich and vibrant research collaboration that includes faculty and doctoral students at Indiana University - Purdue University at Indianapolis.
Starting salary is consistent with NIH postdoctoral guidelines.

Educational Requirements: Doctoral degree in school psychology, special education or a related field.

Qualification and experience: The candidate will have experience conducting applied research in ASD. Evidence of scholarly activities is also desirable.

All materials must be received by November 1, 2017

Start Date July 1, 2018

Send CV; cover letter, list of references; and publications if relevant. Also indicate in your cover letter your experience with ASD.

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Job Title
Post Doc Scholar

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
8G030:Educational, School and Counseling Psych

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

Doctoral Degree in School Psychology, Special Education, or a related field

Required Related Experience

The candidate will have experience in applied research in ASD. Evidence of scholarly activities is also desirable.

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Primarily office type work. Working at a computer, long periods of time sitting.


Primarily 9:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday, with some flexibility for training times.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Writing Sample
  4. Academic Transcript
  5. Specific Request 1