Post Doctoral Fellow - Psychology

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Post Doctoral Fellow - Psychology

Clemson University
Open Date:
Jun 2, 2020

Clemson University is proud to announce a strategic hiring initiative in Health Organization Science as part of ongoing collaborations with the Health Sciences Center at Prisma Health. A postdoctoral fellow in Health Organization Science is being hired to enhance and strengthen this partnership. The fellow will benefit from both academic faculty mentors from Clemson University and clinical faculty mentors from Prisma Health. The model is designed to augment Clemson’s capacity in health-related research, support health organization science initiatives at Prisma Health, and develop organizational scientists focused on healthcare institutions. Research activities will involve collaborating with Clemson University and Prisma Health faculty in order to increase grant submissions for extramural funding to organizations such as NIH and NSF (Science of Organizations), and to facilitate the submission of manuscripts to high impact journals in the field.

Although not all-inclusive, areas of research that may be addressed during this postdoctoral fellowship could include:

  • Teamwork and multiteam systems, particularly inter-professional healthcare teamwork and collaboration
  • Occupational health psychology applied to burnout and well-being among healthcare personnel
  • Multilevel analysis of the influence of health organization climate on patient outcomes
  • Training design, delivery, and evaluation

The scope of responsibilities includes development of project narratives for grant submissions, comprehensive project management, conducting systematic literature reviews, data collection, management, and analysis, and manuscript preparation.

The postdoctoral fellow will be affiliated with the Clemson University Department of Psychology and the Health Sciences Center of Prisma. 

University Furlough Information: Clemson University is currently operating under a mandatory furlough program developed in coordination with the South Carolina Division of State Human Resources. Please visit the Furlough FAQ for more information.


Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Healthcare Management, or closely related field. Skill in multilevel data preparation/analysis (including knowledge of associated programs such as R, mPlus, LISREL, etc.) is particularly desired.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae, three references with full contact information, and a writing sample (e.g., published manuscript) via Interfolio. Electronic submissions (PDF files preferred) may be sent to Thomas W. Britt, Ph.D., at [email protected] Include “CU-Prisma Health Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health Organization Science” in the email subject line. The search will remain open until the position is filled. The postdoctoral fellowship is for two years.




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Posted: 1/18/2020
Application Due: 10/27/2020
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