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Post-doctoral Fellow Position, Laboratory for Social-Emotional Development and Intervention, University of Toronto

 
Position Description: The Laboratory for Social-Emotional Development and Intervention (PI: Tina Malti, PhD) invites applications for a post-doctoral research position. 
 
The position is associated with a project aimed at improving early child development and wellbeing in refugee and other marginalized communities in Nairobi, Kenya. The aim is to identify, implement and evaluate an integrated, package of interventions addressing needs in health, development, and nutrition in early childhood.
The project is a collaboration between the Alliance for Human Development (AHD) based at Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute (LTRI) in Toronto and the Institute for Human Development (IHD) at Aga Khan University in Nairobi. Successful candidates will be part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers consisting of faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and pre-doctoral research assistants/associates. Appointments are for one year but are renewable for two more years based on project needs and performance.
 
Duties: Conducting literature searches and systematic reviews, identification of measures and evidence-based intervention practices, conducting data analyses, participating in preparing conference presentations and scientific articles for publication, supervising research assistants, and interfacing with researchers and practitioners, who are collaborators in this research, in Toronto and Nairobi. 
 
Qualifications: The successful applicants will hold a doctoral degree in developmental psychology, intervention science, clinical child psychology, public health, or a related degree in the social and behavioural or health sciences. The applicants will also demonstrate outstanding statistical skills, and a strong interest in intervention science and research methodology. The post-doctoral fellow candidates should have experience supervising research assistants, along with evidence of independent scholarship, outstanding writing skills, and publication productivity in peer-reviewed journals. Background in any of the following areas will be an asset: social-emotional development in children facing multiple forms of adversity, child and family mental health in refugee populations, intervention research in low-income countries, systematic reviews, and longitudinal and intervention designs.
 
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter that describes relevant training and career goals, CV, research statement, up to three representative publications, and three letters of recommendation to tina.malti@utoronto.ca. For more information, visit the Social-Emotional Development and Intervention lab website at www.tinamalti.com or contact Dr. Malti (e-mail: tina.malti@utoronto.ca).
 
Deadline: April 1, 2017.
 
(posted 3/16/17)


Two Post-doctoral Fellow Positions, Laboratory for Social-Emotional Development and Intervention, University of Toronto (posted 1/22/2017)

 
Position Description: The Social-Emotional Development and Intervention Lab (PI: Tina Malti, PhD) invites applications for two two-year post-doctoral research positions.
 
The positions are associated with a longitudinal study that investigates how emotions, physiological activity, visual attention, and changes in such activity across childhood and adolescence relate to the development of aggressive and prosocial behaviours.
 
Duties of the post-doctoral fellows will include: overseeing data collection, conducting data analyses, participating in preparing conference presentations and scientific articles for publication, supervising research assistants, and interfacing with researchers and practitioners who are collaborators in this research.
 
Qualifications: The successful applicants will hold a doctoral degree in developmental psychology, clinical child psychology, applied developmental psychology, or a related degree in the social and behavioural or health sciences. The applicants will also demonstrate outstanding statistical skills, and a strong interest in developmental psychology, clinical child psychology, intervention science, and research methodology. The post-doctoral fellow candidates should have experience supervising research assistants, evidence of independent scholarship, outstanding writing skills, and publication productivity in peer-reviewed journals. Background in any of the following areas will be an asset: social-emotional development, aggressive behaviour, eye tracking and physiological measurement, children’s mental health, peer relationships, and longitudinal designs.
 
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter that describes relevant training and career goals, CV, research statement, up to three representative publications, and three letters of recommendation to tina.malti@utoronto.ca. For more information, visit the Social-Emotional Development and Intervention lab website at www.tinamalti.com or contact Dr. Malti (e-mail: tina.malti@utoronto.ca).
 
Deadline: Rolling.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship Positions, Department of Psychology, Simon Fraser University, Burnby, British Columbia (posted 7/4/16, deadline 7/30/16) 

Term: August or September 2016 for 1 year with possibility of extension
Status: Full-Time
Location: Burnaby, BC
 
Position Overview
The Adolescent Health Lab in the Department of Psychology at Simon Fraser University seeks
a post-doctoral fellow to provide direct support to the Principal Investigator (PI), Dr. Marlene
Moretti, by supporting the implementation and dissemination of a CIHR-funded, large-scale,
intensive evaluation study of a parenting intervention throughout the province of British
Columbia.
 
The Adolescent Health Lab is a research group in the Department of Psychology and Faculty
of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) at SFU. Our research team focuses on understanding risk
and protective factors related to adolescent mental health; the development, implementation
and evaluation of innovative evidence based programs, and translation of research into
practice. More information about the lab be found at adolescenthealth.ca.
 
Qualifications
The candidate should hold a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, clinical science or intervention
science with outstanding research methodology in the area of developmental psychopathology
research and a strong record of scholarly achievements. The post-doctoral fellow will be
expected to participate fully in the completion of the evaluation and analysis of a CIHR-funded
clinical trial and provide mentorship to graduate students. The candidate must demonstrate
excellent communication skills, including grant and publication writing skills, meticulous
attention to detail, problem solving, project management skills, and resourcefulness. Advanced
knowledge of statistics including longitudinal analyses is of particular value. Experience with
program evaluation principles and working with adolescents and/or their families in clinical
settings are additional assets. Computer literacy and knowledge of database software are
essential. Experience should include demonstrable success working in fast-paced resultsoriented
contexts in collaboration with a broad range of individuals (e.g., researchers, clinicians,
families, and community and government stakeholders).
 
Interested applicants are invited to submit their applications with the subject line “SFU PostDoctoral
Application” via email to: youth_project@sfu.ca, containing a copy of a cover
letter, CV, two professional references, a writing sample, and a description of how their
background and interests are a match to the position. Salary will be competitive and
dependent upon education level, past experience and grant/funding guidelines.
 
Additional Requirements
Typical weekday business hours are expected, however, additional hours may be required to
meet urgent deadlines. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will work in an office on the Burnaby
Mountain campus of SFU.
 
Only applicants short-listed for an in-person interview will be contacted. The deadline
for applications is July 30, 2016.

Tenure-track Position at the Assistant Professor level, University of British Columbia–Vancouver Campus (posted 6/24/16)

The Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia–Vancouver campus (psych.ubc.ca) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in clinical psychology, which will begin 1 July 2017.  Candidates must hold a PhD from an accredited clinical training program (including an APA- or CPA-accredited internship) before starting the position. They are also expected to obtain registration as a psychologist in the province of British Columbia.

 We are seeking applicants with strong research records who would enhance our research-oriented CPA-accredited doctoral program. We are looking for the strongest clinical psychology candidate, regardless of research specialization, but we are particularly interested in candidates whose research complements existing strengths of the clinical program and bridges clinical psychology to other areas of the department (psych.ubc.ca/faculty/index.psy). The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a program of scholarly research that leads to publication; conduct effective undergraduate and graduate teaching; provide effective clinical and research supervision; and contribute to departmental service.

 This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Applicants should upload a single PDF file (containing a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 3 publications) to: http://psych.ubc.ca/jobs and complete the brief form found on that webpage. Next, applicants should arrange to have at least 3 confidential letters of recommendation submitted online (details provided at the above webpage).

The closing date for applications is: 1 October 2016.