Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship

Position Title - Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship

University - Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey Camden Campus

Department - Student Health Services-Psychological Services

Salary Range - $20,000

Application Deadline - NOTE: THIS POSITION IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THE 2018-19 ACADEMIC YEAR

Rutgers-Camden Student Health Services invites applications for 1 half-time, 12-month Postdoctoral Fellowship for 2017-2018 with the option of renewal for a second year.  The Fellowship begins on September 1, 2017, and ends August 31, 2018.  The position has a salary of $20,000 with vacation and sick leave. Fellow has own office equipped with computer, voicemail, and internet access.

Rutgers-Camden Student Health Services is a comprehensive outpatient medical and mental health facility serving a community of approximately 6,500 undergraduate, graduate, law, and other professional students at Rutgers University’s Camden campus.  The Psychological Services division of the Student Health Center functions as the campus counseling center, in close association with and sharing facilities with medical services, alcohol and other drug treatment services, psychiatry, and their health promotion department.

DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM

Fellow will receive supervised training in individual psychotherapy, comprehensive training and supervision in the assessment of Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, mental health crisis intervention, and consultation, outreach and prevention activities.  Our training program will be of interest to individuals with a doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology who are seeking postdoctoral supervised clinical experience.  Fellows receive a minimum of two hours of supervision weekly, with separate therapy and assessment supervisors.

Fellows perform triage and intake assessments, carry a caseload of therapy clients, present at case conferences, perform crisis intervention, conduct educational programs, collaborate with other campus offices, conduct psychological assessments for Learning Disabilities and Attention  Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, participate in interdisciplinary staff meetings, and may provide supervision of doctoral practicum students depending on staffing.  In addition, fellows will be asked to participate in QA/QI activities.  Fellows receive clinical supervision from New Jersey licensed psychologists, as well as intensive supervision of assessment practices and assessment report writing. A major portion of training is in the delivery of therapy services.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must have completed a doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited or APPIC member graduate institution and must have completed a doctoral psychology internship. They must demonstrate the ability to work with a diverse student population, competence in psychological assessment, and knowledge of developmental issues of college students.   The ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty and staff is required. Candidates will be required to submit verification of completion of their doctorate prior to the start date.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Prior experience in college counseling centers preferred.
Assessment report writing experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Send a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, a sample testing report, and two letters of reference from former clinical supervisors to:  

Daniel Gordon, Ph.D., Associate Director of Training
Rutgers University Student Health Services
326 Penn Street
Camden, NJ  08054
(856) 225-6005

dmgordon@camden.rutgers.edu