Careers

Staff Positions:

The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center is now hiring a postdoctoral research fellow in forensic psychology and targeted violence to perform targeted violence research and forensic training. The fellowship is a non-tenure leading, two-year appointment. The postdoctoral fellow will join a diverse interdisciplinary research team within the PPC. Interested applicants should apply by March 15. Apply Today.

Student Assistants:

Many of the PPC's projects include graduate research assistantships or undergraduate research opportunities. Graduate students and undergraduates assist with research and other project activities. Graduate students often work with the faculty and project directors to present and publish the research. Past students have gone on to serve as the executive director of the Nebraska State Bar Association, a renewable energy and commercial real estate attorney, and the director of private sector programs at a private operating foundation. We are always looking for talented and motivated students to work with our collaborative team of researchers, so contact the office if you would like to find out how to work with us.

Current Openings

The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center (PPC) is seeking a postdoctoral fellow based in Lincoln to perform targeted violence research (e.g., threat assessment, workplace violence, stalking, extremist violence) and forensic training. The fellowship is a non-tenure leading, two-year appointment. The goal of the fellowship will be to develop advanced clinical, research and consultation skills to address various areas of targeted violence.

In addition to joining ongoing research activities examining various aspects of the prevention, detection and management of targeted violence, the fellow will assist with the development of new research efforts. They will also participate with relevant clinical and consultation opportunities The postdoctoral fellow will be mentored by PPC researchers on clinical, consultation, grant writing, publishing, and other research-related activities. They will join a diverse research interdisciplinary team within the PPC that engages in a variety of research and consultation activities involving private and public sector partners.

Apply by March 15 at unl.edu/jobs. Email questions to Lia Bovaird lbovaird2@nebraska.edu.