Sunday, January 19, 2014

Albany Medical College/Albany Medical Center Department of Psychiatry, Albany, NY, USA - Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology

The Albany Medical College (Albany Medical Center), Department of Psychiatry invites applications for a full-time, one year, Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology. The fellowship is designed to prepare Fellows to function as capable professional psychologists assuming multiple roles within an academic psychiatry department or other practice based academic institution.

The position offers extensive supervised experience in a number of clinical, research, academic, teaching, and supervisory roles. Fellows are highly encouraged to develop and conduct projects of personal interest and/or value for the department and are also actively involved in ongoing grant funded departmental training and research initiatives. Current projects involve a range of activities, including: program development, consultation and collaboration within and across departments/services in the areas of clinical assessment, medical training, complex dual diagnosis treatment, genetics, bariatrics and metabolic disorders. This research training typically includes opportunities for authorship and conference presentations. One of our post-doctoral fellows assumes at least half-time responsibilities in a consulting and clinical role with our affiliated eating disorders program. Fellows are provided ample clinical training and supervision leading to competency for independent practice and preparation for licensure.

Fellows are expected to possess the capacity for collaboration as well as independent self-directed academic work. We desire Fellows with excellent interpersonal skills and strong clinical, research, and writing abilities.

The Fellowship is a full time, year-long program with a salary of $40,000, full health benefits and scheduled vacation. The program accepts three (3) Fellows per year. The training year begins September 1st and ends August 31st. The program is coordinated by the Director of Training, Robert Hubbell, PsyD, and the Department Chair, Victoria Balkoski, MD.

This year we are extending our recruitment process and the deadline for applications is January 31 st, 2014. Please see the attached handbook for additional program information.

Applicants should send (e-mail, preferred) a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and two (2) letters of reference to:

Robert Hubbell, PsyD
Albany Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry
25 Hackett Blvd., MC-164
Albany, NY 12208