General Summary: The Post-Doctoral Research Fellow will join the Loma Linda University research team and collaborate on two different NIH-funded randomized clinical trials examining the efficacy of mindfulness and behavioral parent training interventions for families of young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities. This position has a competitive salary and full-time benefits.
The Post-Doctoral Fellow will be responsible for several administrative aspects of the project (e.g. collaborating with service providers and other recruitment sources, overseeing project coordinators), and also have several clinical responsibilities (e.g. administering developmental and psychological assessments, providing supervision to graduate students, delivering mindfulness and behavioral parent training interentions to parents). The Fellow will receive comprehensive training and supervision in several gold-standard assessment tools (e.g. ADOS-2) and interventions (e.g. Incredible Years, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction). Finally, the Fellow will be actively involved in research publications and grant writing. This is a two-year, grant-funded position with the possibility of renewal for an additional one-two years.
The Fellow’s research and clinical activities will be primarily supervised by Dr. Cameron Neece, Associate Professor at Loma Linda University. However, the Fellow will also work with the research teams at other collaborative sites, specifically with Dr. Rachel Fenning and her team at Cal State University Fullerton and Dr. Laura Lee McIntyre and her team at University of Oregon.
Qualifications: PhD in Clinical, School, or Counseling Psychology who has completed an APA-accredited Psychology internship
Additional Information: Loma Linda University is a health sciences university and its Medical Center, one of the main health-care institutions in Southern California, is the flagship of a system of hundreds of health care institutions around the world. The university is centered on a biopsychosocial-spiritual model of wholeness. The Department of Psychology is housed within the School of Behavioral Health and includes APA accredited Ph.D. and Psy.D. programs in clinical psychology. The Department of Pediatrics is housed within the School of Medicine, which includes PhD, MD and residency training programs. Loma Linda is conveniently situated in the foothills of the San Bernardino and San Gabriel mountain ranges and is in driving range of San Diego/Orange County beaches, Palm Springs, downtown Los Angeles, Big Bear/Arrowhead, and Las Vegas.
Loma Linda University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and individuals from diverse backgrounds are particularly encouraged to apply. Loma Linda University and Medical Center is a religiously sponsored institution and employer. Applicants must be supportive of the LLU mission statement. http://www.llu.edu/central/mission.page
Application Instructions: Applicants should send a letter of interest, vitae, and names/contact information for at least three references to Dr. Cameron Neece at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. We hope to have the position filled by November 15, 2018.