Friday, December 30, 2011

The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA - 1 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Psycho-Oncology

One year postdoctoral fellowship for an individual with doctoral level training in behavioral medicine or health psychology. The fellowship will begin in September, 2011.

REQUIREMENTS: (1) A doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in psychology; and (2) interest and experience in working with a medical population.

RESPONSIBILITIES: (1) Provision of clinical services (individual or group) for patients and families receiving care at the Siteman Cancer Center; (2) documentation of clinical contact with patients; (3) consultation to providers of medical and psychosocial services for patients; and (4) participation in educational and outreach programs within or sponsored by the Siteman Cancer Center. Supervision for licensure as a psychologist is available as part of the training experience.

JOB SETTING: The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center is a leader in patient care, cancer research, prevention, education and community outreach and a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. It offers the extensive expertise of more than 300 Washington University research scientists and physicians, many of whom annually provide comprehensive care for 6,000 newly diagnosed cancer patients and more than 24,000 follow-up patients. The Psycho-Oncology service provides outpatient assessment and treatment, inpatient consultation, and a variety of support services for individuals with cancer and/or their family members. The deadline for receipt of application materials is February 1, 2012. To apply for this position, please send your CV with a cover letter describing your specific interests and three letters of reference to: Shannon Nanna, PsyD. The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center 4921 Parkview Place, MS: 90-35-703 St. Louis, MO 63110 Phone: 314-747-5060; Fax: 314-362-1904 E-mail: