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Postdoctoral Associate - Psychological & Brain Sciences (Job Id: 42753)
University of Louisville in ,
Date Posted 01/22/2022
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Job ID: 42753

Location: Psychology

Minimum Qualifications

PhD, MD or DVM in Philosophy or Psychology and 0 to 3 years of related experience are required.  The university offers market competitive salary and benefits. Grade EE. Salary Minimum $47,476.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with computer science programming.
  • Experience with exposure treatment for eating disorders.
  • Proficiency using R statistical software and familiarity with relevant packages.
  • Familiarity with MATLAB
Position Description

Dr. Levinson, the Director of the Eating Anxiety Treatment (EAT) lab at the University of Louisville (UofL), is hiring a full-time postdoctoral fellow for summer or fall 2022 to work on a National Institute of Mental Health supported randomized controlled trial of personalized treatment for eating disorders. This position will involve working with clinical participants with eating disorders, supervising implementation of a virtual exposure treatment study, conducting diagnostic assessments, learning how to work with mobile technology assessment, working on grant proposals and publications, mentoring graduate and undergraduate students, assisting with data preparation and analysis, and working with a large interdisciplinary team both at UofL and with cross-site collaborators. The postdoctoral fellow will work very closely with Dr. Levinson on a day to day basis. Supervision towards licensure is available.

Opportunities for involvement in grants, including mentored grants, publications, and presentations at national conferences are plentiful. Teaching opportunities are available if desired. Additional clinical opportunities and supervision are also available. This position is renewable for up to three years and preference will be given to a post-doc who can commit to at least two years. Minimum experience is a doctorate in psychology or a related field. This postdoctoral fellowship will help propel the fellow into a tenure-track or research faculty position. More information about the lab here: www.louisvilleeatlab.com

Candidate will be proficient in Microsoft office programs and statistical software, e.g., SPSS and have effective written and oral communication skills.

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences is committed to creating equitable and inclusive campus environments that accelerate the success of the full range of our students and employees. We believe that employees who feel valued and respected will create policies, programs, practices, research agendas, and services to effectively meet the needs and exceed the expectations of the increasingly diverse student populations we admit and hope to serve.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at employment@louisville.edu or 502.852.6258.

How To Apply -Staff Positions

To apply for this position, follow the "Online App. Form" link below and then click on the "Apply Now". You must answer all required fields and submit your application by clicking the "Submit" button.  Detailed instructions are available at louisville.edu/jobs in the "My Career Tools" section.  Vacancies are routinely removed from the jobs portal around 7:00PM each Monday.


Only ONE attachment can be uploaded per application. If you wish to include a cover letter or other documents, please combine them as one document with your resume/cv, save the document with a simple short title that contains only letters, spaces, or numbers, and then upload. 

Computers are available for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 1980 Arthur Street - Louisville, Kentucky 40208. For more information, please contact us by email at employment@louisville.edu or by phone 502-852-6258.

If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, you may schedule an appointment at (502) 852-6258 with Employment Services at the Human Resources office located at 1980 Arthur Street, Louisville, KY 40208.

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