Post-Doctoral Scholar

Job description

Job Title:

Post-Doctoral Scholar

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

7H675: Pediatrics - Palliative Care

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Salary Range:

$47,476.00- $50,376.00

Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:


Required Related Experience:

Completion of APA-Accredited Internship

Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

Standing or sitting up to 8 hours/day, lifting <30 lbs, may view computer up to 8 hours/day.


Flexible, generally Monday-Friday 8-5, some weekend, evening or night duties depending on research projects.

Job Summary:

This position is designed to have 60-70 percent clinical time commitment with the remainder of time dedicated to clinical research and program development/quality activities. Research time is protected time. The position is a two-year fellowship beginning July, August or September 1. With mentorship, the postdoctoral scholar will be expected to design and execute his/her own small research project or program development/quality improvement initiative as part of the fellowship. Candidates with previous clinical and research experiences in pediatric psychology are especially encouraged to apply.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Evidence-based therapy and assessment with youth and families; foundation in psychological or behavioral health research

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Experience in pediatric psychology, behavioral medicine, or health psychology

Deadline to Apply:


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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Job No:
Posted: 11/19/2020
Application Due: 2/17/2021
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