Post-doctoral Research Associate

Lincoln, NE
Jul 15, 2020
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Information

Working TitlePost-doctoral Research AssociateDepartmentNE Ctr Research on Youth, Fam & School-4425Requisition NumberF_200101Posting Open Date07/14/2020Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)08/17/2020Posting Close DateOpen Until FilledYesDescription of Work

The Postdoctoral Associate will work in Dr. Katie Edwards’ Interpersonal Violence Research Laboratory (IVRL), housed within the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families, and Schools (CYFS). The mission of the IVRL is to develop, implement, and evaluate prevention and intervention efforts for partner and sexual violence. The Postdoctoral Associate will be expected to conduct original research in addition to working with Dr. Edwards and other IVRL members to write and submit grants, publish papers in high-impact journals, assist with project management, contribute to the development and evaluation of prevention and intervention initiatives, and assist with the mentorship of undergraduate and graduate students. The position is ideal for individuals wishing to ultimately pursue a faculty position at a research- intensive university.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See

Minimum Required Qualifications

• Ph.D. in psychology, sociology, public health, social work, family studies, criminology, or a related field.
• Successful history of scholarly dissemination efforts as evidenced by at least one first-author peer-reviewed journal article.
• Experience mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate students with a research laboratory.
• Demonstrated knowledge of the field of violence prevention and intervention.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience writing federal and/or foundation grants.
• Experience developing, implementing, and/or evaluating violence prevention and/or intervention initiatives.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review RequiredCriminal History Background Check RequiredPosted SalaryHow to Apply

Click “Apply to this job.” Complete the information form and attach the following documents: 1) Letter of application with brief narrative addressing qualifications for the position; 2) Curriculum vita; 3) Contact information for three (3) professional references; and 4) Provide up to three (3) samples of scholarly publications, with at least one being a first author publication.

Combine publications into one document and attach as “Other Document.”

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

Dr. Katie Edwards
[email protected]

Job CategoryJob Category (old)Faculty Non-Tenure LeadingJob Type12 Month (Faculty Only)Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding?YesIf Temporary, indicate end datePlanned Hire DateJanuary 1, 2021Appointment End DateSupplemental Questions

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    Required DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Letter of Interest
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. List of References
    4. Other Document
    Optional Documents

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