Department Name: 8G030:Educational, School and Counseling Psych
The Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology at the University of Kentucky, College of Education, seeks a postdoctoral scholar with strong interest and competency in autism spectrum disorder, teacher training, and intervention research. This is an NIH-funded, 2-year position. The goal of the grant is to test and validate a train-the-trainers program of an evidence-based consultation intervention called COMPASS. We have a rich and vibrant research collaboration that includes faculty and doctoral students at Indiana University – Purdue University at Indianapolis.
Starting salary is consistent with NIH postdoctoral guidelines, and the start date for this position is July 1, 2018. Applications will be reviewed immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.
To apply, please include a CV and cover letter that indicates your experience with ASD. If relevant, please upload publications under Specific Request 1. Please also include contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.
For more information on postdoctoral scholars at the University of Kentucky, please visit the Society of Postdoctoral Scholars site at: http://sops.as.uky.edu/
For more information on the Autism Services Research Group go to: www.ukautism.org
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Doctoral Degree in School Psychology, Special Education, or a related field
Required Related Experience:
Experience in applied research in ASD is required
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Evidence of scholarly activities is preferred.
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