Post-doctoral Fellow at The Adolescent Health Lab in the Department of Psychology at Simon Fraser University: Burnaby, BC

Post-doctoral Fellow at The Adolescent Health Lab in the Department of Psychology at Simon Fraser University: Burnaby, BC
Job Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow
Term: Preferably September or October 2016 for 1 year with possibility of extension Status: Full-Time
Location: Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Position Overview: The Adolescent Health Lab in the Department of Psychology at Simon Fraser University seeks one or possibly two post-doctoral fellow(s) to work closely with the Principal Investigator (PI), Dr. Marlene Moretti and research team on a CIHR-funded, large-scale, intensive evaluation study of an attachment-based program for caregivers of pre-teens and teens challenged by serious mental health, social-emotional and behavioral problems.
The Adolescent Health Lab is a research group in the Department of Psychology and Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) at SFU. Our research team focuses on understanding risk and protective factors related to adolescent mental health; the development, implementation and evaluation of innovative evidence based programs, and translation of research into practice. More information about the lab can be found at
The postdoctoral fellow will work in collaboration with our team of graduate students and research assistants to provide oversight and support in the completion of the project. Significant opportunities are available for the postdoctoral fellow to access data and work collaboratively with the team toward publishable papers and conference presentations. She/he will also provide support to the team on methodological issues and data analysis.
Qualifications: The candidate should hold a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, clinical science or intervention science with outstanding research methodology in the area of developmental psychopathology and a record of scholarly achievements. Strong interpersonal skill, excellent verbal and written communication skills, meticulous attention to detail, and proactive problem solving/management skills are required. Advanced knowledge and experience with advanced statistical analysis techniques is of particular value. Experience in working with adolescents and/or their families in clinical settings are additional assets. This is a fast-paced results-oriented environment that works in collaboration with a multidisciplinary research team and a broad range of government stakeholders, researchers, clinicians, families, and other community partners.
Applicants are invited to submit their applications with the subject line ìSFU Post-Doctoral Applicationî via email to:, containing a copy of a cover letter, CV, two professional references, a writing sample, and a description of how their background and interests are a match to the position. Salary will be competitive and dependent upon education level, past experience and grant/funding guidelines.  Applicants seeking additional information prior to submission are welcome to contact Dr. Moretti at
Applications will be accepted until the position(s) are filled.