Post-Doctoral Fellow in Psychology
Post-Doctoral Fellow in PsychologyPosition Number:
Non-Union Non-Classified StaffPay Grade Level:
N/APay Grade Range:
Salary commensurate with experience and funding availability.Status :
Calendar Year, Full-time, LimitedDepartment:
Please note: Job applications must be submitted directly online only at: (https://jobs.uri.edu)Campus Location:
YesExtension Contingency Notes:
Position is full-time calendar year, limited to 01-30-2022 with anticipated renewal.Job Description Summary:
Engage in scholarly activities (e.g., publications); receive mentorship (e.g., grant-writing); and direct projects in health services, clinical outcome studies and implementation science with focus on substance use, mental health and health broadly defined in high-risk social service, forensic and intensive outpatient settings serving adults and youth.Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Direct ongoing NIH and SAMHSA funded projects studying implementation of evidence-based practices in high need, under-served settings (e.g., correctional, community mental health) targeting risky sexual behaviors, substance use, crime, mental health symptoms, wellness.
•Writing reports for funders, agency partners with support from research staff.
•Oversee research staff activities.
•Interact with other URI Departments as appropriate, State agencies, local health centers and universities on multidisciplinary teams.
•Engage in scholarly activities with opportunities including:
oLeading/ assisting with publications
oTraining in and assisting with grant writing
oData analysis and teaching
oMentoring and supervising graduate students in different research related activities.
oDeveloping own active research program under mentorship
oInteracting with national investigators
1. Doctoral degree in Psychology (PhD/PsyD) from an APA accredited program or PhD in behavioral sciences or related field at time of appointment.
2. Demonstrated background in behavioral clinical interventions.
3. Demonstrated proficiency in oral communication skills.
4. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.
5. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.Preferred Qualifications:
1. Experience in coordinating operations of grants with support from research staff.
2. Experience in training and/ or supervising clinical staff.
3. Prior experience in NIH-funded research.
4. Expertise in motivational interviewing and/ or cognitive behavior therapy.
5. Strong interest in publications and NIH-funded career-development.
6. Creative, able to think critically, hard-working, works independently and as part of a team.
7. Genuinely excited about implementation and clinical intervention research broadly defined.
ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.Environmental Conditions:
This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.Posting Date:
06/30/2021Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please attach the following 3 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:
(#1) Cover letter.
(#3) “Other Document” – the names and contact information of three professional references (pdf doc).Quicklink for Posting: