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University of Utah Post Doctoral Fellow (E) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 02/06/2020

Requisition Number PRN23119B

Job Title Post Doctoral Fellow (E)

Working Title Post Doctoral Fellow (E)

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00143 - Psychology Department

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 48000 to 50004

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Postdoctoral Fellow in Developmental Health at the University of Utah.

Post-Doctoral Fellow/Research Associate needed for projects examining how families deal with chronic health conditions across the life span. Multiple longitudinal datasets are available to examine questions concerning how families deal with type 1 diabetes across adolescence and emerging adulthood and how couples cope with type diabetes across the life span. Current projects involve a multi-generational study of families where multiple family members have type 1 diabetes and an intervention targeting optimizing social networks during emerging adulthood. Ideal candidates would have background and interests in one or more of the following: pediatric psychology, diabetes self-management, adult development and aging, chronic illness during adulthood, and longitudinal research and analysis. Strong quantitative skills are desirable in longitudinal data analysis, SEM , and multi-level modeling. Position involves working closely with an interdisciplinary team of investigators in developmental psychology, quantitative psychology, clinical, health, pediatrics and cancer. The person would also intersect with the Consortium for Families and Health Research (http://www.utah.edu/faculty/c-fahr/). Responsibilities include working closely with Dr. Berg on data analysis,

preparation of manuscripts and grant writing. Applications will be accepted until position is filled; position would start July 1, 2020. Applications include a vita, three letters of recommendation, and relevant (p)reprints and can be sent to Dr. Berg at Department of Psychology, 380 S. 1530 E. Room 502, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 (An Equal Opportunity Employer) or (cynthia.berg@psych.utah.edu).

See www.psych.utah.edu/people/faculty/berg/index.php

Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

Preferences

Ideal candidates would have background and interests in one or more of the following: pediatric psychology, diabetes self-management, adult development and aging, chronic illness during adulthood, and longitudinal research and analysis. Strong quantitative skills are desirable in longitudinal data analysis, SEM , and multi-level modeling.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Provide a list of names and contact information of three references. CV and (p)reprints can be uploaded into the application system.

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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