Friday, January 27, 2012

University of Massachusetts-Amherst, North Amherst, MA, USA - 2 Full time 12-month postdoctoral fellowship

Center for Counseling and Psychological Health invites applications for 2 full time, 12 month Postdoctoral Fellowships for 2012-2013. The Fellowship begins on August 26, 2012, and ends August 25, 2013. Each position has a salary of $28,000 with benefits of health insurance, vacation and sick leave. Office is equipped with a computer, voicemail, e-mail and internet access. Deadline for application is January 30, 2012.

DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM Fellows will receive supervised training in counseling/psychotherapy, comprehensive training and supervision in the assessment of Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and mental health crisis intervention. Our training program will be of interest to individuals with a doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical psychology and are seeking postdoctoral supervised clinical experience. Fellows receive three hours of individual supervision weekly. Fellows do intake assessment, carry a case load of brief therapy clients, present at case conferences, and conduct psychological assessments for Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder and participate in the crisis on-call rotation. Fellows receive clinical supervision from a licensed psychologist, as well as, intense supervision of assessment practices and assessment reports writing. A major portion of training is in assessment.

QUALIFICATION OF CANDIDATES Candidates must have completed a doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited graduate institution and must have completed a pre-doctoral psychology internship. Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student population; demonstrated competence in psychological assessment; knowledge of developmental issues of college students; and ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty and staff are required. Candidates will be required to submit verification of completion of their doctorate prior to the start date. On call shifts require evening, weekend, and holiday availability.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE Send a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, and two letters of reference from former clinical supervisors. Send materials to: Karen DeSalvio, Human Resources Manager Attn: R42810 University Health Services University of Massachusetts 150 Infirmary Way Amherst, MA 01003 (Phone-413-577-5060) The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply Harry Rockland-Miller, Ph.D. Director, Center for Counseling and Psychological Health Associate Director, University Health Services University of Massachusetts-Amherst 127 Hills North Amherst, MA 01003 413 545-2337 413 545-9602 fax