April 28, 2015

Post-doc at the University of Colorado Boulder Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW / PROJECT DIRECTOR position is available in the University of Colorado Boulder Department of Psychology and Neuroscience under the direction of Joanna Arch, Ph.D.  The position involves primary responsibility for the overall functioning and coordination of an American Cancer Society funded randomized clinical trial of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) for addressing elevated anxiety among cancer survivors. The project will be embedded within community cancer care settings throughout Colorado. We are looking for a highly motivated and committed researcher with outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and clinical skills.  Excellent writing and statistical analytic skills are strongly preferred, as is experience working within medical or community settings and with ACT.   Duties will include all aspects of study coordination, including helping to train and supervise onsite providers in the ACT intervention, collaborating with medical staff in screening and recruiting patients, leading survey and data collection efforts, consenting and tracking study participants, and assisting in statistical analysis, manuscript preparation, and grant writing.  The fellow also will have opportunities to mentor and collaborate with graduate students and to supervise undergraduate and post-BA research projects.  Publishing and additional research opportunities will be ample.

 Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology or a related field as well as experience working with anxiety or psycho-oncology research and populations. Applicants should be willing to commit to a minimum two-year appointment. The postdoctoral fellowship may be renewable for several additional years based on job performance, by mutual agreement. The position is available to begin anytime after July 1, 2015The University of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer.
 To apply, please send a cover letter describing your research background and interests, clinical training, and career goals, including a discussion of the “fit” between you and this position, a curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation (along with contact information) via the University of Colorado system at  http://www.jobsatcu.com:80/postings/98935

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