Post Doctoral Fellow (E)

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Location: Salt Lake City, UTAH
Job Type: FullTime

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.
In addition to the documents listed, the applicant should list the names and contact information of 3 references, and upload their CV. Questions may be directed to Dr. Conradt ( or Dr. Crowell ( Review of applications will begin December 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

Open Date 10/28/2020
Requisition Number PRN24602B
Job Title Post Doctoral Fellow (E)
Working Title Post Doctoral Fellow (E)
Job Grade A00
FLSA Code Administrative
Patient Sensitive Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule Summary
VP Area Academic Affairs
Department 00143 - Psychology Department
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 48,000
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Summary

We are seeking a postdoctoral scholar who can help direct an NIMH-funded study investigating the intergenerational transmission of emotion dysregulation (MPIs Elisabeth Conradt and Sheila Crowell). This position prepares post-doctoral scholars to conduct independent research in emotion dysregulation, perinatal risk and protective factors, and emotional development in early childhood. The position lasts 1 year, with an option to extend up to 3 years. More information about our NIMH-funded study, the BABY study, can be found here: A benefit of this position is that it will allow for joint mentorship in both clinical (Dr. Crowell) and developmental (Dr. Conradt) psychology. Qualifications: Doctoral degree in psychology or a related field. Postdoctoral scholars should have experience conducting statistical analyses and drafting manuscripts for publication.

This position is considered Category IIA: Not required on campus and has the ability to telework remotely for the duration of the University of Utah’s response to COVID-19. An employee hired into this role will be responsible for providing space, telephone, printing, networking and/or internet capabilities at the telecommute location and agree to the terms of the University of Utah campus and Health Academics COVID-19 Telecommuting Agreement.


Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description
1. Strong organization and administrative skills, detail-orientation and conscientiousness to include data management, statistical analyses, and the completion of manuscripts in a timely manner.
2. Critical thinking skills along with the ability to discuss and solve problems and issues that may arise
3. Assist in the preparation of grant proposals, research materials, and publications
4. Ability to interact with high-risk pregnant women and their infants is preferred.
5. Opportunities to participate in other NIH-funded projects are possible

Minimum Qualifications
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary

In addition to the documents listed, the applicant should list the names and contact information of 3 references, and upload their CV. Questions may be directed to Dr. Conradt ( or Dr. Crowell (
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

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  • Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents
  • Resume
  • Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission
  • Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
  • Letter of Recommendation 3


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