1+ months

Post Doctoral Scholar

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Post Doctoral Scholar
Requisition Number DU06452
Department Name 7H650:PEDIATRICS
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $50,376
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

PhD or PsyD in Psychology

Required Related Experience

Completion of APA-Accredited Internship

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting at a computer and during patient care; walking from office space to clinics and hospital for patient care; standing bedside with patients


Monday Friday 8:30 am -5:30 pm

Job Summary

This position is designed to have 75 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 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. Will provide some supervision over undergraduate and graduate research trainees.

2 letters of reference are needed in the required specific request 1 and 2 fields on document screen

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Trained in CBT treatment; experience working with children and families; experience working with children with medical conditions; proficiency with SPSS; previous clinical research experience.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience

Experience in pediatric psychology, behavioral medicine, or health psychology

Deadline to Apply 05/01/2020
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.


Posted: 2020-02-06 Expires: 2020-04-08

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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