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Postdoctoral Scholar position at the University of South FL

News Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - 18:00

The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts & Sciences at University of South
Florida invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Research position (non-remote)
in clinical psychology (w/ option for a third year). This appointee will assist with grant
funded research under the direction of Drs. Robert C. Schlauch (USF-Tampa) and
Stephen A. Maisto (Syracuse University) by managing a NIAAA-funded project
examining recovery from Alcohol Use Disorder (RECOVERY study). Opportunities to
conduct research/publish and/or complete clinical hours for those seeking licensure also

The candidate for the position must have a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from an APA or
PCSAS accredited program. Recent Ph.D. graduates or scholars who have completed
their M.S. or M.P.H. and are in the process of pursing a Ph.D. are also encouraged to
apply. A minimum of three years of relevant research-related experience is preferred,
although this experience can come from years spent as a graduate or undergraduate
research assistant. Experience with implementing and/or managing NIH grants is also

Job-specific qualifications
Preference will be given to candidates with outstanding written and oral communication
skills, experience working with and/or managing a research team, evidence of
successful scientific writing in the form of peer-reviewed manuscripts and/or grant
applications, proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, EndNote (or a similar reference
manager), SPSS and/or other statistical software (e.g., R, STATA, SAS), and
experience in database management and statistical analysis. The candidate must also
have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to work with diverse groups of
students, colleagues, and community members. Responsibilities will include: (1)
managing participants enrolled in the RECOVERY study, (2) drafting IRB amendments,
maintaining IRB protocols, and ensuring proper execution of IRB approved standardized
operating procedures for the RECOVERY study, (3) supervising undergraduate and
graduate research assistants, (4) preparing progress reports to NIAAA, (5) maintaining
the RECOVERY project’s database and executing data analyses, and (6) assisting with
manuscript preparation and submission as a co-author and first author.

Application Instructions
To apply, click on this link (search for job #32578), fill out the application and submit a
(1) a cover letter and (2) a curriculum vitae. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing
basis until the position has been filled. Inquires regarding the position can be directed to
Dr. Robert Schlauch (

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