Postdoctoral Scholar

University of Kentucky

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Job Title
Postdoctoral Scholar

Requisition Number

Department Name
7H676:Pediatrics – Psychology

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

Required Related Experience
Completion of APA-Accredited Internship

Required License/Registration/Certification

Physical Requirements
Standing or sitting up to 8 hours/day, lifting <30 lbs, may view computer up to 8 hours/day.

Some flexibility, generally within Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 7:00 pm (with expectations of a 40 hour work week).

Job Summary
This position is designed to have 70% clinical time, 15% protected time for scholarly activity, and 15% protected time professional development time (e.g., seminars, mentorship, training). The position is a one-year fellowship beginning July 1 or August 1. Clinical care will primarily focus on adolescents within an outpatient adolescent clinic. Scholarly activity will be conducted in partnership with UKY’s pediatric forensic team. Professional development will be housed within the Division of Psychology. Candidates with previous clinical experience in adolescent medicine are especially encouraged to apply.
Please upload 3 letters of recommendation to Specific Request 1.
Applications will be reviewed as received and position may be closed if a candidate is identified.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Evidence-based therapy and assessment with youth and families; foundation in psychological or behavioral health research

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience
Experience in child and adolescent psychology preferred

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.


As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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