Research Fellowship in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Seattle, WA, USA
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Contact Christopher Wyszynski
Postdoctoral Researcher in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington
The Tobacco and Health Behavior Science Research Group (led by Dr. Jonathan Bricker; http://labs.fhcrc.org/behavioral_health/) at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington is offering a two-year postdoctoral research position focused primarily on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). The group is conducting NIH-funded randomized trials of ACT for smoking cessation in group, telephone, and web-delivered modalities. Working closely with Dr. Bricker and the research group, the researcher will have opportunities to (1) collaborate on and lead scientific articles from clinical trial data on ACT for smoking cessation, (2) collaborate on new NIH grant applications in ACT and health behaviors/addictions, and (3) receive mentoring in developing new areas of grant-funded research in ACT. In addition, the fellow will lead a scientific project focused on determining motivational and behavioral intervention processes that predict smoking cessation outcomes from a separate NIH-funded adolescent smoking cessation trial (N = 2151). Excellent administrative and research staff support is provided. The opportunity to obtain licensure as a Psychologist in Washington State is available. Salary is highly competitive, commensurate with experience, and excellent medical/dental benefits are included. Conference travel support will also be provided. The position is available now and will remain open until filled.
The ideal candidate will have these qualifications by the start of the position:
-PhD in Clinical Psychology, Clinical Health Psychology, or Counseling Psychology from an APA (or CPA) accredited doctoral program
-Advanced clinical training in one or more of the following: ACT, related therapies (e.g., FAP), mindfulness, behavior analysis, behavior therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, or Motivational Interviewing
-Strong research interest in smoking cessation, health behaviors, and/or addictive behaviors
-Record of high quality scholarly productivity
-Excellence in scientific writing
-Background in clinical trial methodology and statistics
-Plans to become an academic research psychologist
-Ability to work independently and in collaboration with a team
(1) Apply through the FHCRC.ORG jobs portal (https://erecruit.fhcrc.org/Erecruit.htm) via opening ID number 24254.
(2) Email to Mr. Christopher Wyszynski (email@example.com) the following: (1) a cover letter that includes preferred start date, (2) a statement of research interests and career plans, (3) curriculum vitae, (4) up to two representative reprints, and (5) the names of and contact information for three professional references.
When applying for this position, please mention you saw this ad in the APS Postdoc Exchange.