Postdoctoral Lifespan Fellowship in Psychology - University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Posted: Monday, October 12, 2020


The Munroe-Meyer Institute at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska invites applicants for its Postdoctoral Fellowship in Psychology beginning August 1, 2021. Applications due November 30th by 5pm.


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Lifespan Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

1 position in Omaha, NE BCBA (or BCBA eligible) is highly preferred for this position

Fellows will provide outpatient services at the Munroe Meyer Institute, participate in interdisciplinary clinics with developmental medicine, and provide consultation and support for community agencies providing services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Responsibilities will include conducting functional behavioral assessments and developing function-derived intervention plans within individual and family therapy to address a variety of behavioral health concerns in children, adolescents and adults. Additionally, opportunities for consultation with physicians, medical staff, as well as job sites, group homes and community agencies will be available.

Psychological evaluation techniques may include cognitive measures, structured interviews and observations, social/emotional evaluations, as well as opportunities to complete comprehensive evaluations for developmental concerns.

Minor rotations may include participation in the MMI Transition Services Team and/or staff training contracts with community service providers

The postdoctoral fellows in this position will also spend a portion of their time participating in research related to IDD with possible opportunities for presentations at regional and national conferences as well as publication. Participation in student supervision and training activities may also be available.


Compensation and Benefits:

Psychology Fellow salary is $50,004, Competitive faculty level benefits include health insurance, sick leave, and vacation

$1500 research travel funds available, $400 in professional growth funds


Applicants willing to train in or with goals of living and providing psychological services in underserved/rural areas in Nebraska will receive special consideration 


Materials required will include:

1.       Cover letter, describing the following:

  • Statement of interest and fit with position
  • Date (or anticipated date) of dissertation defense
  • Anticipated date of degree conferral
  • Current direct post-masters clinical hours and anticipated number of direct post-masters clinical hours (as of May 1st,, 2021). Direct hours include interviewing, therapy, case conferences, behavioral observations and management, evaluations, treatment planning, testing, consultations, and biofeedback.
  • Names of recommenders who will be sending letters

2.       Curriculum vitae (CV)

3.       Three letters of recommendation (sent directly from referees)


Additional Information:

Munroe-Meyer Institute:

Program website:


Please send all application material via email to:

Jennifer Burt, Ph.D.

[email protected]