Postdoctoral Fellowship in Statistics and Pediatric Psychology, Department of Psychology

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Job TitlePostdoctoral Fellowship in Statistics and Pediatric Psychology, Department of PsychologyPosition TitlePostdoctoral Fellowship in Statistics and Pediatric Psychology, Department of PsychologyPosition NumberJob CategoryUniversity FacultyJob TypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusExemptCampusRogers Park-Lake Shore CampusLocation CodePSYCHOLOGY (02119A)Department NamePSYCHOLOGYIs this split and/or fully grant funded? NoDuties and Responsibilities

Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Psychology, invites applications for a full-time postdoctoral statistician/researcher who will work on an ongoing NINR-funded 12 year, 6 wave longitudinal study of adolescents and young adults with spina bifida (the Chicago Health Adolescent Transition Study [CHATS]). Information about the Chicago Health Adolescent Transition Study (CHATS) is available at http://chatslab.weebly.com/.This study will identify potential targets and mechanisms for effective self-management and adherence interventions that will improve psychosocial functioning and reduce the high rates of health complications associated with poor self-management in spina bifida. The position is a one-year fellowship, beginning July 2020 (the start date is negotiable) and could continue for a 2nd year, if funding permits. Training will occur at the Lake Shore Campus of LUC and is embedded within our highly collaborative APA-accredited PhD program in Clinical Psychology. Information about the PI’s research is available at https://www.luc.edu/psychology/people/faculty/facultystaff/graysonholmbeck/.

The post-doctoral fellow would be part of a 10-person research team that meets weekly and includes 5 graduate students in Clinical Psychology and 5 undergraduate-level research assistants. Responsibilities would include data analyses, data analytic consultation with students, manuscript preparation, preparation of grants, and supervision of graduate and undergraduate students. Mentoring in research skills to be provided by the PI (Grayson Holmbeck, PhD). Clinical hours for state licensure could be accrued through direct care at the university counseling center and supervisory activities within the clinical psychology graduate program. Opportunities are also available to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.Qualifications

Requirements for the position include one of the following: (1) a PhD in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program and an APA-accredited pre-doctoral clinical internship (preferably in pediatric or clinical child psychology), or (2) a PhD in a psychology-related field or biostatistics, with all PhD requirements completed by the start date. Ideal candidates would have extensive background and publications in the following: longitudinal and hierarchical linear modeling data analyses with Mplus and SAS software involving pediatric, developmental, and/or clinical child psychology research.

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Requirements for the position include one of the following: (1) a PhD in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program and an APA-accredited pre-doctoral clinical internship (preferably in pediatric or clinical child psychology), or (2) a PhD in a psychology-related field or biostatistics, with all PhD requirements completed by the start date. Ideal candidates would have extensive background and publications in the following: longitudinal and hierarchical linear modeling data analyses with Mplus and SAS software involving pediatric, developmental, and/or clinical child psychology research.

Open Date10/15/2019Close DateSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae; a cover letter describing their research interests, experiences, and accomplishments; a graduate transcript; and representative publications to www.careers.luc.edu. Candidates should also provide the contact information for three individuals who are prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position. These individuals will not be contacted immediately but may subsequently be asked to provide a recommendation for the candidate. Questions about the position may be directed to [email protected] or 773-508-2967.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.

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Number of Vacancies1Desired Start Date08/10/2020Position End DateOpen Until FilledYesApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
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