Forensic Psychology and Targeted Violence Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

University of Nebraska Public Policy Center
Nebraska, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 03, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center (PPC) is seeking a postdoctoral fellow based in Lincoln to perform targeted violence research (e.g., threat assessment, workplace violence, stalking, extremist violence) and forensic training. The fellowship is a non-tenure leading, two-year appointment. The goal of the fellowship will be to develop advanced clinical, research and consultation skills to address various areas of targeted violence. In addition to joining ongoing research activities examining various aspects of the prevention, detection and management of targeted violence, the fellow will assist with the development of new research efforts. The Fellow will also participate with relevant clinical and consultation opportunities. The postdoctoral fellow will join a diverse research interdisciplinary team within the PPC that engages in a variety of research and consultation activities involving private and public sector partners. The postdoctoral fellow will be mentored by PPC researchers on clinical, consultation, grant writing, publishing, and other research-related activities.

The postdoctoral fellowship is open to applicants who will have successfully completed a doctoral program in clinical or counseling psychology by September 2021. Applicants must complete all doctoral and internship requirements before commencement of the fellowship. Prior research experience is preferred. Experience with applied research design, methodology, and statistical analysis is also preferred.

To be considered for the position, visit and complete the faculty form. Applicants will be required to attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references, and a Statement of Professional Interest. Review of applications will begin March 15, 2021.

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