Post-Doc/Visiting Scientist - Child Clinical Psychology - 512108

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Apply nowJob no: 512108
Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Research/Scientific

Pay Grade/Pay Range: Non Classified - Grade NA

Department/Organization: 204711 - Psychology

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8am-4:45pm

Note to Applicants: To be considered, the following materials must be uploaded with the application in a single PDF file: 1) A cover letter describing your research and clinical experience, interests, and goals, 2) A curriculum vita, 3) Available start date.

Job Summary: Under the direction of a senior faculty member who serves as a mentor for the postdoctoral appointee, The Postdoctoral Fellow provides for an internship and continuation of scholarly activity and research after achieving the Ph.D. or other doctoral degree.

Additional Department Summary: Dr. Bradley A. White, director of the Cognition, Emotion, and Self-Regulation Lab, is actively seeking a postdoctoral fellow to contribute to our newly-funded NIMH R61/R33 clinical trial. This study will test a computerized Facial Affect Sensitivity Training Intervention that focuses on improving affect sensitivity in children ages 6-9 with callous-unemotional traits. This is a currently open, full-time, salaried position with regular university employee benefits. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Required Department Minimum Qualifications: This position requires a Ph.D. in Child Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology, or a related field. The postdoc fellow must commit to a full-time one- to two-year research appointment. The possibility of the appointment extending longer can also be discussed. Prior research coordinator experience is preferred. Given child participants will be seen outside of school hours, some evening and weekend hours are required.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Advertised: 17 Dec 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 01 Aug 2021 Central Daylight Time

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Posted: 12/18/2020
Application Due: 8/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time