Postdoctoral Fellow

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 23, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title PD - Post Doctoral Position Number P00001 Working Title Postdoctoral Fellow Department Psychology Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range starting at $52,700.00 Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Post Doc Hours/Week Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category Research Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant. Sensitive Position No Resource Critical No Description of the Job

We invite applications for a postdoctoral fellow position in the Psychology Department at Virginia Commonwealth University working with Dr. Michael Southam-Gerow and his team. The position will be to serve as a postdoctoral scientist for a new project working closely with multiple state agencies to provide consultation and services to the agencies related to the implementation of multiple evidence-based programs in concert with the roll-out of the state’s behavioral health redesign.

In the first year, the focal projects include: (a.) consultation with multiple state agencies related to identifying best-fit EBPs and planning their implementation, (b.) development of a state-wide credentialing database, and (c.) planning and management of trainings for select EBPs, as determined by state agencies.

These projects will be conducted in the context of an active dissemination and implementation research lab headed by Dr. Southam-Gerow and with graduate and undergraduate student researchers. As well, Dr. Southam-Gerow has active collaborations with several other researchers at VCU and at other universities. The postdoctoral fellow position may include additional collaborations, as desired, as well as manuscript development and submission.

The position will be for one-year with the possibility of renewal.

Required Qualifications

PhD in Clinical Psychology or closely related field

Preferred Qualifications

The best candidates will be those with (a.) a strong interest in dissemination and implementation research, (b.) commitment to collaborative and community-engaged research, (c.) strong communication skills, and (d.) strong database skills.

Job Open Date 10/23/2020 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested candidates should complete the online application along with (a) a CV, (b) a research statement (uploaded as “Other Document”), and © an equity, diversity, and inclusion statement. Also, please include names for two references.

Additional Information

Health and dental benefits provided for postdoctoral positions can be viewed at

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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