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Intake Coordinator/ Research Assistant Position Available – American Institute for Cognitive Therapy

(11/13/2019)

Beginning January 2020
There is an opening for an Intake Coordinator/ Research Assistant position at the American Institute for Cognitive Therapy in NYC, beginning in the next two months. This staff member screens prospective patients who are interested in pursuing cognitive-behavioral therapy. They provide a brief description of CBT and DBT, interview prospective clients on the phone, and screen them for assignment to the appropriate therapist. In addition, he or she collects payments, schedules patients and performs other office responsibilities.

Part of the duties of this individual involve literature reviews, data processing, and data analyses. The director, Dr. Robert Leahy, currently has two book projects and several research studies that require assistance. The studies are on beliefs about emotion, emotion regulation, and personality disorders. One book is a major text on depression and anxiety and the second book is on the psychology of regret. The intake coordinator/research assistant attends weekly didactic case conferences and can attend weekend workshops when they are offered.

This position is full-time and ideal for a recent graduate who is interested in pursuing graduate school. We prefer someone with an interest and some education in psychology and someone who is mature, responsible, compassionate, and can multi-task.

The Institute is directed by Robert L. Leahy, PhD, who is recognized world-wide in CBT. Dr. Leahy is the Past-President, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Past-President, International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy, and Past-President, Academy of Cognitive Therapy and Clinical Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Weill-Cornell University Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital. He is the author and editor of 28 books and the recipient of the Aaron T. Beck Award from the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Our staff is listed at http://www.cognitivetherapynyc.com/Staff-Members.aspx.

Please forward a CV and a statement of interest to
Nicolette Molina at research@cognitivetherapynyc.com.

If you have any questions, please contact Nicolette Molina at (212) 308-7371.

Applications will be reviewed until a suitable candidate is identified.

Postdoctoral Researcher/Research Scientist @ NYU

(11/05/2019)

NYU seeks a Postdoctoral Researcher / Research Scientist to join a multidisciplinary project funded by the National Science Foundation.

The goal of the project is to develop, implement, and evaluate a web-based citizen science platform (mindHIVE; wp.nyu.edu/mindhive) that will enable high school students, teachers, and scientists to conduct original, real-world brain and behavior research. The platform will be developed in close collaboration with education researchers, teachers, neuroscientists, and user experience designers.

This individual will gain the opportunity to learn about advances in educational technology and learning sciences and to contribute to any and all aspects of the project, including design and development of the technology, curriculum development, professional development for teachers, and managing research activities.

We seek a candidate who can start as early as January 1, 2020. The position is for one year with possible renewal for a second year. Preference will be given to full-time candidates who are based in New York City or who are willing to relocate; part-time candidates and candidates who will be working remotely will also be considered.

Minimum qualification required is a Ph.D. (Postdoctoral Researcher) or M.S. (Research Scientist) in a relevant field (e.g., education, learning sciences, psychology, computer science, etc.).

In addition, the ideal candidate has demonstrated skills in two or more of the following areas:

  • designing and evaluating technological innovations, preferably in school settings (experience in K-12 schools in the US is a plus).
  • working on a team, collaborating with teachers and school leaders, developing innovations in partnership with others, and communicating effectively in writing.
  • programming experience is considered a plus (e.g., experience in web development (HTML, CSS, JSS); version control (e.g., git) and collaborative coding platforms; familiarity with the React framework).

A completed application will include 1) Current Curriculum Vitae; 2) Cover letter,
3) Contact information for two references. References will only be contacted for finalists. Please submit all applications through the Interfolio system

Click here to learn more and apply.

Research Psychologist position at US Coast Guard RDC in New London CT

(10/29/2019)

This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, Research Development Center, Technical Division, New London, CT.

Learn more about this agency

If selected you will serve as a Research Psychologist providing support in the execution of the Coast Guard’s research project portfolio. Responsibilities include serving as a Project Manager on assigned projects and as the subject matter expert on a variety of technology projects and studies that require human system design, human factors analysis, cognitive psychology, and tasks that require experimental design with human subject involvement.

Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:

  • Proposing, planning, coordinating, and conducting broad research studies in human factors and cognitive psychology related to human interactions.
  • Developing innovative assessments and tools for use in multiple areas of human resources ( occupational studies, competency models, skills gap assessments, simulations, and adverse impact studies)
  • Formulates and conducts a systematic multi-year research program on a problem area of considerable scope and complexity.
  • Conducts analytical studies and experiments in support of workforce planning and/or organizational initiatives.
  • Developing valid and reliable data collection methods using both experimental based observations and subjective instruments.
  • Writing detailed reports describing the research projects objectives, protocols, analysis and results. Prepares articles for referred journals. Reviews reports of other scientists and contract personnel for quality, accuracy, professional standards, and compliance with regulations and style manuals.
  • Conducting research studies on a wide range of human traits to help in the process of designing Coast Guard machines or systems that people can use properly, safely, and comfortably.
  • Providing expert consultation in cognitive psychology psychophysics, human cognitive performance, and statistical analysis and maintains extensive liaison relative to areas of specialization.

To learn more about the position and the requirements for applying check out the posting here

Boston PainCare Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship in Interdisciplinary pain Management, Assessment, and Research

(10/22/2019)

Please contact Kelly M. Wawrzyniak, PsyD at kwawrzyniak@bostonpaincare.com to visit the Boston Pain Care and meet some of their key staff involved in the students’ training, and show you our training site.

Boston PainCare Pre-Doctoral Training in Psychology

(10/22/2019)

Please contact Kelly M. Wawrzyniak, PsyD at kwawrzyniak@bostonpaincare.com to visit the Boston Pain Care and meet some of their key staff involved in the students’ training, and show you our training site.

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Clinical Psychology at Eastern Illinois University

(10/22/2019)

The Psychology Department at Eastern Illinois University (EIU) has an opening for a full-time (9-month) Assistant Professor, tenure-track faculty position beginning August 2020. Duties include teaching graduate courses in clinical psychology and undergraduate courses in psychology, maintaining an active research program, supervising graduate student theses and practicum/internship experiences, and participating in service to the department and university. Individuals should also demonstrate commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence.

The MA Program in Clinical Psychology is designed for students with career interests in master’s-level clinical practice or those who plan to obtain a doctorate. The foundation of the Clinical Psychology program is the scientist-practitioner model with training rooted in theoretical knowledge and ethical practice. The clinical training component provides students with instruction in empirically-based psychotherapies, assessment, and diagnosis, culminating in a practicum and a two-semester internship. The research focus of the program is designed to develop students’ critical thinking and quantitative skills, and includes coursework in research design and analysis, and a required thesis. The program typically enrolls 10-12 students each fall with a total of approximately 22 students across the two-year program. The department serves approximately 410 undergraduate and graduate students. The Department also houses a Psychological Services Clinic. Opportunities to direct the Clinic or the MA Program may become available in the future for those interested.

Candidates are expected to have a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) from an APA-accredited clinical psychology program (or closely related areas), although ABD candidates will be considered.  Other requirements include demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence at the college/university level and a commitment to research and scholarly work.

To apply, please submit the following: letter of application, vita, three letters of reference, and available reprints. Send application materials via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/68164.

For questions regarding this search, please contact Wesley D. Allan, Screening Committee Chair, at wallan@eiu.edu                                                 

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/female/disability/veteran – committed to achieving a diverse community.

Assistant Professor in Psychology at Eastern Illinois University

(10/22/2019)

The Psychology Department at Eastern Illinois University has an opening for a full-time (9-month) tenure-track faculty position in biopsychology or behavioral neuroscience. The anticipated start date is August 16, 2020.

Individuals applying for the position should hold a Ph.D. in biopsychology, behavioral neuroscience, or closely related areas (e.g., cognitive neuroscience, neuroscience). We are particularly interested in individuals whose research focuses on human neuroscience.

Duties include teaching undergraduate courses in psychology (e.g., biological psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and other areas of expertise, as well as areas of general need, e.g., research methods), advising, maintaining an active research program, and participating in service to the department and university. Individuals should also demonstrate commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence.

The Department of Psychology serves over 400 undergraduate and graduate students, having undergraduate programs in psychology (BA) and neuroscience (BS), as well as graduate programs in clinical psychology (MA) and school psychology (MA, SSP). The Department also has an undergraduate honors program, and serves approximately 200 minors in psychology and neuroscience.

Candidates are expected to have a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) at the time of appointment. Other requirements include demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence at the college/university level and a commitment to research and scholarly activity.

To apply, please submit the following: letter of application, vita, three letters of reference, and available reprints. Send application materials via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/67969.  For questions regarding this search, please contact Jeffrey Stowell, Screening Committee Chair, at jrstowell@eiu.edu

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/female/disability/veteran – committed to achieving a diverse community.

Assistant Professor in Psychology, School Psychology at Eastern Illinois University

(10/22/2019)

The Psychology Department at Eastern Illinois University (EIU) has an opening for a full-time (9-month) Assistant Professor, tenure-track faculty position beginning August 2020. Duties include teaching graduate courses in school psychology and undergraduate courses in psychology, maintaining an active research program, supervising graduate student theses and practicum experiences, and participating in service to the department and university.

EIU offers NASP-approved specialist-level school psychology training with a scientist-practioner model. Research is an important component of our training program; all students are required to complete a thesis. Faculty research and professional involvement are also required.  The EIU program has been in place for over 40 years and has been an important source of practicing school psychologists in Illinois and across the country.  The program typically enrolls 10-12 students each fall with a total of approximately 25 students across the three-year program.

The department serves approximately 410 undergraduate majors and offers, in addition to the school psychology specialist degree, an M.A. in clinical psychology. The Department also houses a Psychological Services Clinic.

Candidates are expected to have a doctoral degree from an APA-accredited or NASP-approved program, although ABD candidates will be considered.  Other requirements include demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence at the college/university level and a commitment to research and scholarly work. Professional school psychology practice in school and or clinic settings and eligibility for Illinois certification, NASP certification, or Psychology licensure are preferred.

To apply, please submit the following: letter of application, vita, three letters of reference, and available reprints. Send application materials via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/68157.

For questions regarding this search, please contact Margaret Floress, Screening Committee Chair, at mfloress@eiu.edu

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/female/disability/veteran – committed to achieving a diverse community.

Assistant Professor Opening at Ball State University

(10/15/2019)

The Department of Psychological Science at Ball State University announces one tenure-track assistant professor position in psychology beginning August 17, 2020. Ball State is committed to supporting faculty who deliver high quality teaching, create research opportunities, and foster close student-faculty mentorship. Responsibilities include: teach graduate and undergraduate classes in the psychology programs; remain current in and contribute to research in specialty area; contribute to the service activities of the department and discipline.

The successful applicant will be interested in making significant contributions to the master’s programs and have a research program that will complement current research interests in the department and that can involve both undergraduate and graduate students. While any area of research related to clinical psychology would be welcome, special consideration will be given to applicants who bridge programs or contribute to departmental emphasis in one of the following applied and/or basic areas: neuroscience, psychopathology, research with children or older adults, and/or diversity. Applicants should also be committed to excellence in teaching and mentorship and have completed an accredited internship.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of 10 academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO/AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

Find more about the job posting here

If you have any questions or concerns please email Guy Mittleman at gmittleman@bsu.edu

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS: Clinical and Clinical/Research Positions – Boston Children’s Hospital

(10/15/2019)

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity in Patient-engaged Health and Psychological Intervention Research

(10/10/19)

Assistant Professor in Psychology- Eastern Illinois University, Department of Psychology

(09/17/2019)

The Psychology Department at Eastern Illinois University has an opening for a full-time (9-month) tenure-track faculty position in biopsychology or behavioral neuroscience. The anticipated start date is August 16, 2020.

Individuals applying for the position should hold a Ph.D. in biopsychology, behavioral neuroscience, or closely related areas (e.g., cognitive neuroscience, neuroscience). We are particularly interested in individuals whose research focuses on human neuroscience.

Duties include teaching undergraduate courses in psychology (e.g., biological psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and other areas of expertise, as well as areas of general need, e.g., research methods), advising, maintaining an active research program, and participating in service to the department and university. Individuals should also demonstrate commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence.

The Department of Psychology serves over 400 undergraduate and graduate students, having undergraduate programs in psychology (BA) and neuroscience (BS), as well as graduate programs in clinical psychology (MA) and school psychology (MA, SSP). The Department also has an undergraduate honors program, and serves approximately 200 minors in psychology and neuroscience.

Candidates are expected to have a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) at the time of appointment. Other requirements include demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence at the college/university level and a commitment to research and scholarly activity.

To apply, please submit the following: letter of application, vita, three letters of reference, and available reprints. Send application materials via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/67969.  For questions regarding this search, please contact Jeffrey Stowell, Screening Committee Chair, at jrstowell@eiu.edu

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/female/disability/veteran – committed to achieving a diverse community.

Post-doctoral positions at Indiana University– Developing Visual Enviorments

(09/12/2019)

Post-doctoral fellow position(s) to the study of the natural visual environments of infants and young children and their implications for visual, cognitive and language development and machine learning at Indiana University.    The larger collaborative project involves analyses of the properties of a very large corpus of head camera images (500 million) collected by infants 1 to 24 months of age with respect to low, mid and higher level properties, the examination of the statistical structure of early learned visual categories (and their in-home naming by parents), the design and implementation of computational experiments using machine learning and computer vision models, as well as experiments with infants testing novel predictions from these analyses and models.  The post-doctoral fellow(s) will take part in the intellectually rich cognitive science, computational neuroscience, vision, developmental, and computer science communities at Indiana University under the Emerging Areas of Research Initiative titled Learning: Brains, Machines and Children.  Collaborators on the larger project include Linda Smith, David Crandall, Franco Pestilli, Rowan Candy, Jason Gold, and Chen Yu. 

This is an excellent opportunity for individuals with past training in one or more of the following:  infant statistical learning, infant visual development (including face and object perception), visual neuroscience, adult vision, computer vision. Other areas of training with computational and/or experimental backgrounds will be considered.

Please apply to Linda Smith, smith4@indiana.edu, with Visual Environments in the subject heading by sending a cover letter stating your interest in this project, your cv, and a research statement.  References will be requested after initial contact.

The filling of these position(s) are open in their timing; although we hope to appoint one position this fall, January or this spring are also possible start dates.

Assistant Professor of Health Disparities/ Health Psychology
(09/05/2019)

Postdoc Fellowship at NYU

(6/12/2019)

The BST program has a few upcoming post-doctoral openings. Although the BST program is housed at NYU, our fellowships are open to students from other universities.

To learn more about our fellowship program visit our website HERE or type wp.nyu.edu/bst in your browser. Please see flyer (POSTDOC Announcement NYU 060619) which contains details regarding available positions.