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Bruce S. Goldberg Postdoctoral Fellowship in Mental Health Outcomes of Ethnic Minority and Immigrant Youth and Families
Cindy Huang, Ph.D., Director of the Culture and Health Promotion of Minority and Immigrant Youth and Families Lab (https://www.champtc.org) at Teachers College, Columbia University, is recruiting for a 2-year postdoctoral research fellowship to work in the areas of ethnic minority and immigrant youth mental health, developmental psychopathology, and culturally-informed prevention interventions.
The Postdoctoral Fellow will have the unique opportunity to assist in the management and dissemination of a grant-funded project examining the longitudinal effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Asian American parents and their children.
The project will focus on the experiences of discrimination and racism for Asians Americans during the pandemic and their impact on mental health well-being and family functioning over time. The postdoctoral fellow will assist with 1) participant recruitment and data collection, 2) longitudinal data analysis, 3) manuscript preparation, 4) training and supervision of graduate students and research assistants, and 5) grant writing. Professional development and training opportunities in longitudinal data analysis and grant writing will be available.
The postdoctoral fellow will work closely with Dr. Huang, and have the opportunity to work with renowned scholars in Asian American mental health and health disparities, prevention science, and developmental psychopathology.
The fellowship includes a $65,000 annual salary, $5,000 for research and professional development, and other benefits afforded to full-time professional employees (e.g. health insurance; seeherefor more details). Appointment is for a two-year period, starting on 07/01/2021 (or later), with required review after the first year. Start date can be flexible pending the candidate's completion of internship or graduation.
Ph.D. in counseling or clinical psychology, or related field
Excellent scientific writing
Strong data analytic skills
Strong organizational skills
Research experiences and/or publications in youth mental health, parenting, cultural factors, mental health disparities, and/or prevention science
Previous experiencing managing or coordinating grant-funded research studies
Experience with longitudinal data analytic methods (latent growth modeling, growth mixture modeling)
Review of applications will begin immediately, until filled.Using the link below, please submit the following materials for full consideration:
Brief cover letter about your qualifications and fit for this position
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