Postdoctoral Researcher in Child Clinical Psychology Emphasis in Trauma and Resilience in Youth and Quantitative Methods

Hello all - please see information below about a new post-doc researcher position at the University of Kansas. Apologies for cross-posting.

Postdoctoral Researcher in Child Clinical Psychology
Emphasis in Trauma and Resilience in Youth and Quantitative Methods
 
Position overview: Under the supervision and mentorship of the Principal Investigator, the postdoctoral researcher will advance his or her training in the intergenerational transmission of trauma, emotion regulation and cognitive functioning in youth. The work will involve and require skills by the applicant with complex longitudinal and multi-level modeling approaches used to examine a very large data set on youth exposed to trauma. Postdoctoral researcher may develop, design and conduct research efforts in line with this research plan. May formulate research methods and suggest improvements for quality and may serve as part of a design team. Consults with others to refine or adapt methodologies to fit research requirements. Coordinates database management conducts data analysis, and interprets results. May perform research related activities in a laboratory setting. May co-author or author publications. This position is a full-time, grant funded position. The position will be limited term through 8/31/17 with the possibility of renewal through 1/31/2021.  Salary and benefits commensurate with NIH rates based on experience and qualifications.
 
Job Duties:
75% - Work with research mentor to complete ongoing research project on trauma, emotion regulation and cognitive skills in youth. This includes completing longitudinal statistical analyses, writing manuscripts for publication, and assisting with data management.
25% - Work with research mentor and collaborators to prepare grant applications and write reports related to trauma, emotion regulation and cognitive skills in youth.
 
Required Qualifications:
A Ph.D. in clinical psychology, quantitative psychology or related field.
At least one year experience with project-related research methodology.
Excellent writing and analytic skills as evidenced by application materials, peer-reviewed publications, dissertation, or writing sample.
Preferred Qualifications:
Expertise in quantitative methods including structural equation modeling, multi-level modeling and longitudinal research data analysis.
Strong verbal communication skills as evidenced by work and/or education experience and interview process.

Candidate Instructions:

Please submit an online application, cover letter, vitae and contact information for three professional references. In the cover letter, please indicate how you see you meet the required qualifications.

For more information go to https://employment.ku.edu/staff/6913BR.  Deadline to apply is September 9, 2016. KU is an EO/AAE, full policy http://policy.ku.edu/IOA/nondiscrimination.