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Post Doc Scholar in Autism Educational Research

Job description

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, and the start date for this position is July 1, 2018. Applications will be reviewed immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please include a CV and cover letter that indicates your experience with ASD. If relevant, please upload publications under Specific Request 1. Please also include contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

For more information on postdoctoral scholars at the University of Kentucky, please visit the Society of Postdoctoral Scholars site at: http://sops.as.uky.edu/

For more information on the Autism Services Research Group go to: www.ukautism.org

Job Title
Post Doc Scholar in Autism Educational Research

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
8G030:Educational, School and Counseling Psych

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

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

Required Related Experience

Experience in applied research in ASD is required

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Evidence of scholarly activities is preferred.

Open Untill Filled

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.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Specific Request 1





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Posted: 12/31/2017
Application Due: 2/28/2018
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