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Long Classification Title
Location UNH, Durham, NH
Department UNH COLA Psychology [UCPSYC]
Summary of Position

The Interpersonal Violence Research Laboratory in the Department of Psychology at the University of New Hampshire is seeking a full-time Post-Doctoral Research Fellow who will contribute to several federally-funded projects specific to violence prevention and intervention. Although the Fellow will primarily work on intervention development, project coordination, and evaluation for an NIH-funded project, the Fellow will also assist with scholarly dissemination of findings from other federally-funded studies, including ample opportunity for first-author publications.

Time allocation:
• 35% program development and implementation
• 40% project coordination
• 25% scholarly dissemination of findings

The individual in this position will work on a combination of programing, research, and administration/coordination/grant management. There may also be opportunities to mentor undergraduate and graduate students in addition to teaching an undergraduate psychology course. This position is ideal for an individual seeking a tenure-track position at a research-focused university. Specific tasks are as follows:
• Conduct literature reviews relevant to programmatic and research components of the project
• Assist project staff with the development of violence and substance misuse prevention and intervention initiatives; the Fellow will have the opportunity to co-author curricula as long as contributions are substantial
• Assist in the selection, training, and supervision of program facilitators
• Lead the coordination of the research evaluation component of the project (e.g., assist PI with IRB approvals, participant tracking, etc.)
• Assist with data management and analysis
• Assist with scholarly disseiminatinon of findings, including being the lead author on several papers each year.

Other duties may be assigned.

Additional Job Information
Posting Number/Job Order # PF0152FY18
Acceptable Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in psychology, public health, or related field. Experience with program development and evaluation as well as record of (or strong potential for) scholarly dissemination.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

Experience with program development and/or research specific to violence and substance misuse prevention and intervention is highly desired.

Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

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Percent Time Information (FTE) 100%
Faculty Information
If Renewable or Number of years, please specify
Type of Position Post Doctorate

Posting Details

Posting Date 01/17/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
Appointment Type Grant Funded
If TERM position with benefits, indicate projected end date
Institution Information

The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.

This position is responsible for the supervision of Does not supervise
Special Requirements A background check will be required as a condition of employment.
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

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  1. * Do you meet the definition of an Internal Candidate? Internal Candidates include: (1) active status employees who have completed the introductory period and (2) adjunct staff members who have been employed within USNH for at least 12 months in total and who have worked at least 1,000 hours during the 12 month period preceding the application for the position. Student employment does not apply toward internal status eligibility.
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