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Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Requisition Details


Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: 2017 - 109
Department MMI Ctr for Ped Feeding Disord 50006125
Business Unit(College/Institute) Munroe-Meyer Institute


Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Requisition Category Research - Academic
Requisition Title Postdoctoral Research Associate
Job Title/Academic Rank Postdoctoral Research Associate
Additional Requisition Title
Appointment Type A1 - REG OTHER ACAD SAL
Salary Range Salary Commensurate with Experience
Job/EEO Category Professional Non-Faculty (Includes Other Academic)
Job Requisition Begin Date 04/24/2017

Position Qualification

Position Summary

Positions in behavior analysis and psychology are available for one year in the Pediatric Feeding Disorders/SEEDS (Early Intervention) within the Munroe-Meyer Institute at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. These positions are designed to provide interdisciplinary training in research and the provision of clinical services for individuals with genetic and behavior disorders and their families. Training occurs within the fertile clinical, research, and teaching environment of the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The individuals are encouraged to develop an area of clinical expertise, to begin a corresponding programmatic line of research, and to acquire the grant-writing skills necessary for securing extramural funding for the study and treatment of autism spectrum disorders, pediatric feeding disorders, and severe destructive behavior are emphasized in this position, but may also pursue the study and treatment of other genetic and behavior disorders.

Required Qualifications

PhD or PsyD in Psychology or ABA

Supplemental Qualifications

Working Environment & Physical Requirements


The information provided below best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed.

Check the appropriate box(es) that best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Office environment, Clinical environment
Other working environment



Bending, stooping, twisting Occasionally
Crawling Occasionally
Driving Not Applicable
Kneeling Occasionally
Reaching Occasionally
Sitting 2-5 hours
Standing Occasionally
Squatting Occasionally
Walking Occasionally


Atmospheric Yes
Blood/body fluids Yes
Chemical hazards No
Working on or around moving machinery No
Electrical current No
Noise No
Changes of temperature/humidity No
Wear PPE No
Work with laboratory animals No
Operating hand/power tools No
If you answered yes to any area above, please explain

Children with severe behavior disorders may cause bleeding to self or others. Arm guards and other protective equipment is sometimes worn to prevent injury from aggressive patients.


Fine Manipulation both
Repetitive Motion both
Grasping both
If you selected any area above, please explain

Must be able to stabilize and secure aggressive children for the child’s safety as well as the safety of others.


Describe any other aspects and demands of the job not listed in this description.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. C.V.
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Doc

Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Careerlink
    • Employee Referral
    • HERC
    • Indeed
    • Job Fair
    • Lincoln Journal Star
    • Linkedin
    • Omaha World Herald
    • UNMC Job Site
    • Other
  2. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

    (Open Ended Question)