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Post Doctoral Fellow

University of Houston

Job Description

Post Doctoral Fellow - (STA010964)  
: H0288 Tx Inst Measure, Eval & Stat 



Possesses, understands, and applies a comprehensive knowledge in area of specialization. Develops understanding and skills to allow for completion of assignments that cross fields of specialization. Develops leadership and management skills.

  • Receives/Reviews progress and evaluates results of experiments or projects under control or supervisory responsibility.
  • Recommends changes in research, testing or experimental procedures.
  • May be responsible for a single highly technical and complex piece of research equipment.
  • May review and evaluate the effectiveness of personnel.
  • May plan for and assign personnel to projects under control.
  • Operates with latitude for unreviewed action.
  • May receive general supervision conferring with higher levels only in unusual situations.
  • Performs other job-related duties as required.
  • Additional Job Posting Information

    The Sleep and Anxiety Center of Houston (SACH) in the Department of Psychology at the University of Houston (UH) invites applications for a two-year post-doctoral fellowship. We are seeking a project coordinator to begin in summer 2023 for an NIMH-funded effectiveness-implementation trial examining a telehealth-delivered, trauma-informed, behavioral intervention for children in foster care. Outcomes of interest include sleep patterns and problems, emotional/behavioral regulation, diurnal cortisol patterns, attachment, and caregiver stress. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in conducting implementation research and/or working with underserved communities.

    The fellow will receive close, mentored training from a licensed clinical psychologist and have opportunities to lead other projects, attend advancing trainings, publish manuscripts and contribute to grant writing. Additional opportunities for collaboration and training are offered within the Department of Psychology and UH more broadly. Applicants should have a: 1) doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology, School Psychology, Social Work, or related field; 2) experience in research project coordination; 3) experience working with children and families; and 4) outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills. Prior experience in the areas of behavioral interventions, sleep health, and/or trauma-informed care are ideal but not required. The salary and benefits package is highly competitive. 

    The University of Houston (UH) is the leading public research university in Houston and the second most racially/ethnically diverse university in the U.S. It is designated as a Tier One research university by the Carnegie Foundation. UH is located in close proximity to the Texas Medical Center (TMC) offering extensive opportunity for training and research collaboration. The University of Houston is an equal opportunity employer.




     Doctoral and No experience

    Requires singular knowledge of a specialized advanced professional discipline or the highest level of general business knowledge, normally acquired through attainment of a directly job-related terminal degree or equivalent formal training in a recognized field of specialization that is directly related to the type of work being performed.No experience is required.

    Notes to Applicant: Position is grant funded. 
    Salary: 3,223.00 - 4,834.00 
    Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Letters of Recommendation, Writing Samples 
    Employee Status
    : Regular/Benefits 
    Job Posting
    : Oct 24, 2022, 5:17:57 PM

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