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Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychology
University of Rhode Island in Kingston, Rhode Island
 
 
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Date Posted 12/10/2021
Category
Postdoctoral-Psychology
Postdoctoral-Fellowships
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychology

Full Job Description

Posting Number : SF01158

Position Number : 109689

FTE : 1.00

FLSA : Exempt

Position Type : Professional Staff

Union : Non-Union Non-Classified Staff

Pay Grade Level : N/A

Pay Grade Range: N/A

Status
Calendar Year, Full-time, Non-tenure-track, Limited
Department : Psychology

Campus Location : Kingston

Grant Funded : Yes

Extension Contingency Notes
Position is full-time calendar year, limited to 01/30/2023 with anticipated renewal.

Job Description Summary
BASIC FUNCTION:

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:
o Leading/ assisting with publications
o Training in and assisting with grant writing
o Data analysis and teaching
o Mentoring and supervising graduate students in different research related activities.
o Developing own active research program under mentorship
o Interacting with national investigators
o Conference travel

Required Qualifications
REQUIRED:
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. A 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

PREFERRED:
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.

Posting Date : 10/18/2021

Closing Date : 06/30/2022

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach the following 3 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:
  • Cover letter.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • “Other Document – References” – the names and contact information of three professional references (pdf doc).

Quicklink for Posting
https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/8834

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Other Document - References
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