Postdoctoral Applied Behavior Analysis 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


1 position in Omaha, NE (Start date August 1, 2020)- BCBA is required for this position

  • This position involves providing Applied Behavior Analysis services and consultation as part of a contract with Omaha Public Schools (OPS).  The district serves approximately 53,000 students with 36% of the students identifying as Hispanic, 27% identifying as Caucasian, and 25% identifying as African American, creating an opportunity to work with diverse populations.
  • Fellows will join the School-Based ABA team which is comprised of faculty, pre-doctoral interns, and graduate students, to provide services including functional behavior assessment, consultation, treatment development and implementation at the Integrated Learning Center and at neighborhood schools throughout the district.  The Integrated Learning Center serves students kindergarten through transition who have intellectual and developmental disabilities and engage in significant behavior concerns.
  • Fellows will work closely with teachers, school psychologists, speech/language therapists, OT and PT, school administrators, and families in a collaborative problem-solving process to increase student success. 
  • Fellows will assist in leading and evaluating systems change initiatives that focus on increasing educators' knowledge of principles of behavior, functional behavior assessment, and behavior intervention strategies (e.g., functional communication training).  
  • Fellows will have the opportunity to supervise and manage a team of ABA practicum students who are assigned to this project.
  • Opportunities to provide ABA services for schools in other local school districts may be available also.
  • Research opportunities will be available as part of this position related to examining variables related to the effective provision of ABA in the classroom, FBA and behavioral interventions, consultation process, and training/supervision practices.


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]