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Forensic Psychology and Targeted Violence Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

University of Nebraska
Lincoln County, NE
Closing date
Aug 12, 2022

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Description of Work

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 thePPCthat engages in a variety of research and consultation activities involving private and public sector partners. The postdoctoral fellow will be mentored byPPCresearchers on clinical, consultation, grant writing, publishing, and other research-related activities.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See .

Minimum Required Qualifications

The postdoctoral fellowship is open to applicants who will have successfully completed a doctoral program in psychology, criminal justice, or related field by May 2022. Applicants must complete all doctoral requirements before commencement of the fellowship.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior research experience is preferred. Experience with applied research design, methodology, and statistical analysis is also preferred.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required

Criminal History Background Check Required Yes

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How to Apply

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  1. A letter of interest.
  2. Curriculum vitae.
  3. Contact information for three professional references.
  4. A Statement of Research Interest. Attach as other document.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

Lia Bovaird,

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Job Category (old) Post Docs & Other Academic

Job Type Full-Time

Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? Yes

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