Post Doc Scholar

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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.

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

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Department Name
8G030:Educational, School and Counseling Psych

Work Location
Lexington, KY

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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

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      Optional Documents
      1. Curriculum Vita
      2. Cover Letter
      3. Writing Sample
      4. Academic Transcript
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      Posted: 2/28/2018
      Application Due: 4/29/2018
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