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Postdoctoral Fellowship

Memphis, Tennessee, USA

University of Memphis

Review will
begin December 1
  • 2011.

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The Trauma Research and Recovery Lab at the University of Memphis is seeking applications for a postdoctoral fellow position, for one year, with possible renewal for a second year. The applicant should have strong interest and training in mental health issues following trauma; experience with cognitive behavioral therapy, structured diagnostic assessment with adults, and intimate partner violence desirable. The aim of this position is to help a young scholar develop research expertise in interpersonal trauma, with implications for prevention and treatment. The fellow will work closely with Dr. Gayle Beck, with opportunities to develop related projects with other University of Memphis faculty (see: Clinical faculty expertise includes pain and chronic stress, minority health, and substance overuse; as well, the department includes a strong cognitive psychology program, with opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. Applicants should have a doctorate in clinical psychology, excellent writing skills, training in adult mental health assessment, and a desire for further research experience and training. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2011.

Start date: September 1, 2012 or negotiable. This is a one year appointment with renewal for a second year possible.

Benefits: Salary is $43,000 to $45,000. Health insurance, retirement and disability benefits, support for conference travel and sick leave are included.

To apply, please send a cover letter with research interests, curriculum vitae, any preprints/reprints that you feel would help to demonstrate your research proficiency, and email addresses of at least three professional reference providers to < >. Additionally, please send a backup of your materials to: J. Gayle Beck, Ph.D. either by mail [Lillian and Morrie Moss Chair of Excellence, Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, 400 Innovation Drive, Memphis, TN 38104] or email

For questions, please email or call 901/678-3973.

    When applying for this position, please mention you saw this ad in the APS Postdoc Exchange.

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