Post Doc Fellow - Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscienc

Main Campus
Jun 11, 2019
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university; ranked as one of America’s top public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight.” The University attracts students and faculty from all over the world, and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience boasts a remarkable list of alumni, as well as current and past faculty who have made significant contributions to the field.

The College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Cincinnati is seeking a Post-Doctoral Fellow for the UC Health Stress Center. The Post-Doc Fellow will join a collaborative and growing department with a strong research and clinical emphasis, as well as recognition from the Best Doctors in America and Top Doctors in Cincinnati.

The UC Health Stress Center specializes in evidence-based assessment and treatment of PTSD to youth, adults, and families. The Post-Doc Fellow will be hired to provide gold-standard interview assessments as part of a funded treatment outcome study comparing Cognitive Processing Therapy to Accelerated Resolution Therapy. In addition, the Post-Doc will receive thorough didactic training and clinical supervision in evidence-based treatments for PTSD (including Cognitive Processing Therapy, Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Behavioral Conjoint Therapy). The Post-Doc Fellow can also choose to be actively involved in other aspects of research, including study coordination, grant writing and publishing.

The Fellowship is for one year, with a possible option of extending it to an additional year by mutual agreement. Competitive salary and liberal benefits are included. This position is located on the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine campus in the exciting and growing city of Cincinnati, Ohio. New developments and projects are abundant in Cincinnati, which offers sports, art, entertainment and more. Cincinnati has been identified as one of the most livable cities in the US, due to its affordable, big city lifestyle.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates should have completed or be near completion of their doctoral degree from an APA-accredited program in clinical, counseling psychology, or school psychology, preferably with an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship.

NOTE: Final determination of Exempt (salaried) or Non-Exempt (hourly) status is dependent upon education and experience.

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

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