Research-focused postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
University of Virginia
The Program for Anxiety, Cognition and Treatment (PACT) Lab at the University of Virginia, under the direction of Bethany Teachman, Ph.D, seeks applicants for a two-year, research-focused postdoctoral fellowship. The lab investigates cognitive processes that contribute to the development and maintenance of anxiety and related disorders. The position would provide opportunities for developing an individual program of research, as well as collaboration on federally funded research projects, including studies of cognitive processing and emotion dysregulation in older adults, and studies of cognitive bias modification in the context of psychopathology. The successful candidate will conduct data analysis, prepare publications, manage components of ongoing studies, write grants, design new studies, and serve as a collaborative member of a team of research scientists across multiple projects.
The ideal candidate will have strong quantitative skills (e.g., modeling change processes over time). Additionally, experience with (or an interest in learning) eye tracking and/or psychophysiological measurement and data analysis are advantageous, but not required.
A Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology (or Cognitive or Quantitative Psychology, or a related field) is required.
This position is full-time (40 hours per week) with full-time benefits.
To apply, candidates must complete a candidate profile under job posting number 0610890 at http://jobs.virginia.edu. Candidates are required to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three professional references. Screening of candidates is ongoing; the position will remain open until filled.
The Department of Psychology and the University of Virginia welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment, and are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action in accordance with state and federal laws.
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