Scholarship Description: The Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia is now accepting applications for postdoctoral research fellows position. The successful candidate will be employed to work primarily under the supervision of Dr. Sheila Woody in the Centre for Collaborative Research on Hoarding, in connection with federally funded research on hoarding.
About University: The University of British Columbia, commonly referred to as UBC, is a public research university with campuses and facilities in British Columbia, Canada
Degree Level: This is a postdoctoral research fellows position.
Available Subject: The post involves two main components: (1) data analysis and writing up results for both of our lines of research, namely our work on the cognitive underpinnings of hoarding and community-based interventions for hoarding and (2) administering and scoring cognitive and diagnostic assessments on a weekly basis and supervising others who administer these assessments. The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will be working in part with data collected from community agencies involving their interventions for hoarding-related problems. Responsibilities include: conducting data analyses, assisting in the training and mentoring of affiliated graduate and undergraduate researchers, contributing to the writing of scientific manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals, and contributing to research design for new projects.
Scholarship benefits: The base compensation for this position is $45,000 Cdn/year plus benefits for the candidate and any eligible dependents. Salary and benefits are commensurate with standards set by the University of British Columbia and the Canadian Institutes for Health Research. The successful candidate will also receive a travel allowance of $1,200/year to attend conferences or scholarly meetings. Research-associated costs will be covered by the research supervisor’s grants.
Nationality: Applicants can be either Canadian or non-Canadian citizens. Therefore applicants of nationalities are eligible to apply for this position.
Eligible Countries: Applicants can be either Canadian or non-Canadian citizens. Therefore applicants of nationalities are eligible to apply for this position.
Application Procedure: To apply, send an email with the subject line ‘Post-doc Application’ to swoody_at_psych.ubc.ca and attach a single document including a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information (phone and email) for 3 professional referees who have agreed to be contacted. In addition, applicants are asked to send up to 3 representative publications (reprints or preprints) as separate files.