Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship

Position Title - Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship

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

Department - Student Wellness Center - Psychological Services

Salary Range - $20,000

Application Deadline – Applications Now Being Accepted Until Position is Filled

The Rutgers-Camden Student Wellness Center invites applications for 1 half-time, 12-month postdoctoral fellowship for 2019-2020 with the option of renewal for a second year.  The fellowship begins on September 3, 2019, and ends August 31, 2020.  The position has a salary of $20,000 with vacation and sick leave.

The Rutgers-Camden Student Wellness Center is a comprehensive outpatient medical and mental health facility serving a community of approximately 7,500 undergraduate, graduate, law, and other professional students at Rutgers University’s Camden campus.  The Psychological Services division of the Student Wellness Center functions as the campus counseling center, in close association with and sharing facilities with medical services, alcohol / drug / nicotine treatment services, psychiatry, and our wellness promotion department.

DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM

The fellow will receive supervised training in individual psychotherapy.  Additionally, the fellow receives comprehensive training and supervision in assessment in an integrated health care setting with an emphasis on learning disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, developmental disabilities, psychological disabilities, traumatic brain injury and supplemental testing for medical disabilities.  In addition to deepening the fellow’s training in therapy and assessment skills, the fellow will be trained in 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, and attend a weekly didactic training seminar and case conference.

Fellows perform triage and intake assessments, carry a caseload of therapy clients, present at our training seminar and case conference, perform crisis intervention, conduct educational programs, collaborate with other campus offices, conduct and complete a minimum of ten (10) comprehensive psychological assessments, participate in interdisciplinary staff meetings, and provide supervision of doctoral assessment practicum students.  In addition, fellows may 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.  The core of the fellow’s training is in the delivery of therapy services and in comprehensive assessment.

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 and within a multicultural and interdisciplinary staff, 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 M. Gordon, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Training
Rutgers University Student Wellness Center
326 Penn Street
Camden, NJ  08102
(856) 225-6005

 

dmgordon@rutgers.edu