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Postings as of November 1, 2016 unless noted otherwise
Post-Doctoral Psychiatry Fellowship
A post-doctoral psychiatry fellowship is available for July 2017 at the Anxiety and Complicated Grief Program led by Dr. Naomi Simon, a Professor of Psychiatry at the NYU Langone School of Medicine. The Anxiety and Complicated Grief Program is a new clinical research program at NYU Langone whose mission is to improve our understanding and treatment of anxiety and fear related disorders, and complicated grief through clinical investigation and treatment studies. The Center intends to leverage the exponential growth in real-time advances in genetics, neurobiology, molecular biology, pharmacotherapy and psychology to better understand key factors that lead to the development and persistence of anxiety and grief disorders, as well as their optimal treatment.
The fellowship is designed to provide comprehensive training in research investigation and clinical care in anxiety, grief and fear based disorders including complicated grief, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), and PTSD. Ongoing studies at various stages of recruitment and data analysis include clinical trials of pharmacotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and yoga, and blood based biomarker cross diagnostic research. The lab also applies psychophysiological assessments and fear conditioning paradigms, emotion perception experiments, real time monitoring, sleep related studies, and collaborates with neuroimaging laboratories. The post-doctoral fellow will have the exciting opportunity to assist in the development of this new center and will receive close mentorship and support as they continue to develop their own professional career in psychiatry and clinical research.
Applicants must have an M.D. and have completed a residency in psychiatry by July 2017.
Competitive applicants will have prior experience in relevant clinical care and/or research, a background in related psychology, neuroscience, and/or biological studies, and demonstrated interest in this line of research as exemplified by academic presentations and/or peer-review publications. All those motivated to pursue a career in clinical research to investigate the phenomenology, mechanisms and treatment of anxiety, fear and/or grief related conditions will be considered for the position and are encouraged to apply.
Anxiety and Panic Treatment Center, LLC
Licensed Mental Health Clinician
The Anxiety and Panic Treatment Center, LLC is currently seeking to hire a licensed mental health clinician to provide treatment to individuals suffering from OCD and other types of anxiety disorders such as social anxiety disorder, panic disorder and agoraphobia. A well-established clinic requires a clinician with experience using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and/or Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, as well as interest in and experience with treating other anxiety disorders. Familiarity with exposure based treatment and group therapy are required.
The position would begin part time and would involve working a full day on Wednesday and all day Saturday and Sunday. The position will begin as a part time with the possibility to become full time in the future. This is a contract position.
Qualifications include licensing in Oregon, proficient/experienced with CBT and Mindfulness approaches to treating anxiety, proficient/experienced with Exposure and Response Prevention protocols for OCD, experience treating OCD and other anxiety disorders, and experience with both individual and group therapy.
Interviews have begun. Please submit your application to Dr. Robert McLellarn to schedule an interview.
Posted October 11, 2016
Compass Health Center Group Therapists
Compass Health Center, an outpatient psychiatric center in Northbrook, Illinois, provides evidenced-based multidisciplinary therapy within a supportive, collaborative environment. We pride ourselves on constantly reinventing ways we can improve patient care.
We are seeking to fill our growing programs with experienced, dynamic, innovative, and organized therapists for our partial hospitalization program and intensive outpatient program. Find out more information here.
Child Mind Institute
Senior Director, Mood Disorders Center
The Child Mind Institute is creating a new Mood Disorders Center that will be distinct from our existing Anxiety and Mood Disorders Center. The Center will treat children and adolescents in a full range of mood disorders with state of the art ambulatory and intensive outpatient models of care. We are searching for a vibrant, energetic and creative clinical leader to build a world class Mood Disorders Center. This position will provide an opportunity for the candidate to be involved in the development and growth of this Center working alongside senior leadership at the Practice. In addition, the position also offers opportunities to be involved in our existing training and research programs at the Child Mind Institute.
The Senior Director provides leadership around the strategy and clinical focus of the Mood Disorders Center to ensure Center goals are aligned with the mission of the Child Mind Institute. The Senior Director is a demonstrated master clinician and is responsible for the clinical productivity and professional growth of the Center’s faculty to ensure high quality, evidence-based clinical care. The Senior Director also works with leadership to identify and design programs aimed at achieving the strategic goals of the Mood Disorders Center.
Reporting to the Medical Director, this is a full-time, exempt position located in our NYC headquarters. We offer competitive salary and benefits.
Visit Child Mind Institute to learn more.
Posted October 11, 2016
Emory Healthcare Veterans Program (EHVP)
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine
Adult Outpatient Psychologist Faculty Member
Psychologists with expertise in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and traumatic brain injury (TBI), and substance use disorders. Military knowledge and/or experience and previous experience working with veterans and their families a plus.
Work with an interdisciplinary team to provide state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary care, including psychotherapeutic management of their symptoms and treatment protocols: coordinating care of veterans, conducting quality assessments, case conferences, and administrative meetings. Provide direct patient care to veterans and their family members as the program grows; help develop comprehensive treatment protocols in collaboration with other brain health specialists.
Emory University School of Medicine Postdoctoral Fellowships
The Veterans Program (privately funded, serving post-9/11 military veterans and families), announces three two-year positions, primarily clinical with some research opportunities. Fellows will conduct assessments and provide psychotherapy, and participate in grant-writing, administrative, and didactic activities. We offer extensive training in evidence-based treatment for PTSD, including prolonged exposure and virtual reality exposure therapy, applicable to supervised hours toward professional licensure. Requirements: PhD in clinical psychology; experience in clinical research, exposure therapy, PTSD, and working with veterans desired.
Send CV, letter of interest, representative publications, and three letters of recommendation to Barbara O. Rothbaum, PhD, ABPP.
Emory University School of Medicine Adult Outpatient Psychologist
Seeking individuals with expertise in PTSD, depression, and traumatic brain injury, and substance use disorders. Military knowledge and/or experience and previous experience working with veterans and their families a plus. Work with an interdisciplinary team to provide state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary care, including psychotherapeutic management of their symptoms and treatment protocols.
Responsibilities include coordinating the care of the veterans, conducting quality assessments, case conferences, and administrative meetings; direct patient care to veterans and their family members; developing comprehensive treatment protocols in collaboration with other brain health specialists; and may include academic leadership, teaching, mentoring, research, publications, clinical practice, citizenship, and administration. Rank is commensurate with experience and professional accomplishments. Minimum qualifications: PhD in clinical psychology or a similar field; postdoctoral fellowship and Georgia State license. Position available 9/1/15 or sooner.
Send letter of interest and CV to: Veterans Program Faculty Search Committee – 49893BR, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, 12 Executive Park, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329. Address initial inquiries to Barbara Rothbaum, PhD.
Emory University School of Medicine Adult Outpatient Psychiatrist
Seeking individuals with expertise in PTSD, depression, and anxiety disorders; previous experience working with military personnel or veterans a plus. Responsibilities include direct patient care to veterans and their family members; developing comprehensive treatment protocols in collaboration with other brain health specialists; and may include teaching and mentoring, academic leadership and administration, or research and publications. Rank is commensurate with experience and professional accomplishments. Minimum qualifications: MD and a residency in psychiatry. Position available 9/1/15 or sooner.
Send letter of interest and CV to: Veterans Program Faculty Search Committee – 50141BR,Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, 12 Executive Park, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329. Address initial inquiries to Barbara Rothbaum, PhD.
Geisinger Health System
Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity
Geisinger Health System invites applicants for full-time post-doctoral fellowship positions
in integrated pediatric primary care. Fellows will participate in a system-wide implementation of an integrated care model by working full time in a pediatric or family practice clinic in the Geisinger system. This innovative program for Geisinger Health System involves providing direct services to children, adolescents, and families; consulting with primary care providers; educating and training primary care providers; and evaluating integrated care services. While the positions are primarily clinical in nature, fellows will be expected to participate in research activities. Candidates do not need to be seeking research careers in order to qualify. There are opportunities to participate in ongoing treatment outcome research and/or to develop new research projects. Clinical, School, or Counseling Ph.D. or Psy.D. and completion of an APA-accredited internship with relevant experience are required. Salary and benefits are competitive.
Applications received by Dec. 15 will be given priority. Timely applications are encouraged, as
interviews will be offered to qualified candidates with interview dates planned for January 2016.
Send a detailed letter of interest, a curriculum vitae and three letters of reference to Tawnya Meadows and Shelley Hosterman.
Posted November 18, 2016
Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital – Harvard Medical School
- Learn about Home Base, a partnership of the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital, for returning veterans and their families.
Couples and Family Therapist
Full-time doctoral-level psychologist for Home Base. Responsible for assessment and treatment of couples and families impacted by deployment and reintegration stress and conditions, including PTSD, traumatic brain injury, and substance abuse. Applicants should have familiarity with a wide range of couples and family therapy approaches, substance use disorders, and trauma. Experience with military populations a plus. Successful applicants will be eligible for a Harvard Medical School appointment. Massachusetts license is required. MGH is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are strongly urged to apply.
Apply with a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and list of three references addressed to Bonnie Ohye, PhD, Clinical Director Family Program and Interim Clinic Director, Home Base, Attn: Amy Fitzpatrick, Sr. Administrative Manager, Home Base, 101 Merrimack Street, 2nd floor, Boston, MA 02114; email Amy Fitzpatrick.
The fellowship for psychologists is designed to provide comprehensive training in clinical care (70% effort) combined with research investigation and/or education (30% effort) about deployment-related stress and posttraumatic stress disorder, as well as common comorbidities such as substance use disorders, complicated grief, and traumatic brain injury in veterans and their families. Experience with trauma-focused psychotherapies and research a plus. Postdoctoral salary is 50K per year plus benefits.
Send a letter of interest to Dr. Naomi Simon; forward curriculum vitae and three references to Cheryl Brathwaite, Home Base, 1 Bowdoin Square, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02114.
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)
Postdoctoral Fellowship at Community Psychiatry Program for Research in Implementation and Dissemination of Evidence-Based Treatments (PRIDE)
Applications are invited for one postdoctoral fellowship position, beginning July 2017, under the mentorship of Dr. Luana Marques, Director of Community Psychiatry PRIDE within the Department of Psychiatry at MGH, and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. Community Psychiatry PRIDE is a dissemination and implementation (D&I) research center with a mission to reduce mental health disparities in ethnic and racially diverse communities. As such, Community Psychiatry PRIDE focuses on developing strategies for increasing access and improving quality of care for mental health problems in these communities. Through community-based participatory research strategies, Community Psychiatry PRIDE has formed strong academic-community partnerships. Research projects focus on the implementation of evidence-based treatments (EBTs) for mental health problems. Generally, study therapists in these projects include mental health specialists and non-specialists who have limited or no prior experience with EBTs.
The postdoctoral fellow will be directly involved all ongoing D&I research projects. The fellow will gain experience in conducting research on cultural adaptation of EBTs, clinical effectiveness trials, implementation trials, and community based participatory research. The fellow will have access to large epidemiological datasets and will be afforded the opportunity to gain skills in predictive epidemiological modeling of health disparities. With close mentorship from Dr. Marques and field-based learning, the fellow will develop expertise in qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods data collection, analysis, and integration.
Community Psychiatry PRIDE is offering a one year, postdoctoral fellowship program for individuals with an interest in clinical psychology and public health. The fellow will be considered for a joint Harvard Medical School appointment (appointment is not guaranteed). The candidate would preferably have a PhD in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, or related disciplines with an interest in implementation science, diversity, community mental health, and/or health disparities. Salary is competitive with excellent benefits. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest (addressed to Dr. Luana Marques), curriculum vitae, list of three references, and a writing sample (preferably a published manuscript) to Kaylie Patrick.
Posted October 19, 2016
Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Fellowships
Autism and Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Program
Anxiety and Depression Program
Each comprehensive two-year fellowship allows the development of specialized expertise in the diagnosis, clinical management and research of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), and related developmental disorders, or, depression, anxiety, PTSD, and related disorders. The goal is to allow the applicant to bridge clinical and basic science, translational research, and be successful in extramural funding.
Program goals include developing skills in the area of research, diagnostic expertise and clinical management for adults, adolescents and children; and writing and grant development.
Excellent salary and benefits
Both PhD and MD applicants will be considered; MD applicants: NYS medical license preferred.
For more details contact Casara Jean Ferretti, MS
Posted March 15, 2016
Renewed Freedom Center for Rapid Anxiety Relief
Renewed Freedom Center for Rapid Anxiety Relief (RFC) in West Los Angeles is currently seeking doctoral-level licensed clinicians. Full, part-time, and weekend positions available; full-time = minimum 18 patient billable hours; part-time = minimum 10 patient billable hours. Candidates must have experience in OCD, CBT, ERP, ACT, mindfulness, and/or family systems. Training will be provided, although the ideal candidate will have strong conceptualization and application of behavioral and cognitive therapies. RFC is a private mental health center specializing in the treatment of severe OCD and related anxiety disorders. We are a collaborative team approach that supports and incentivizes the professional development of each clinical staff member. Weekly didactic training and case consultations are provided and required. Compensation is competitive; full-time employment includes medical, paid vacation, and year-end benefits. Email your CV and a cover letter outlining your experience to Cloris Brown.
Rogers Memorial Hospital Behavioral Specialist
Currently accepting applications for behavioral specialists to join our team in the greater Milwaukee, Wisconsin, area. Full- and part-time opportunities to work, train, and learn from leaders in the behavioral health field of specialized cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
Train in CBT interventions, including exposure and ritual prevention and prolonged exposure; cognitive restructuring; and behavioral activation. You will work directly with patients in our residential, IOP, PHP, and acute inpatient treatment programs. Responsibilities are to work with Rogers’ leading psychologists to design and implement CBT-specific treatment plans for those with anxiety and OCD-spectrum disorders, mood disorders, eating disorders, and trauma stress disorders. Find more information.
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL
Chief and Clinical Assistant / Associate / Full Professor
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida announces its search for the Chief of the Division of Medical Psychology to provide strategic leadership for its expanding clinical, teaching, and research missions. The Division is a recognized leader in evidence based psychotherapies, particularly in provision of care for obsessive compulsive and anxiety disorders, and in innovative inpatient consultation and treatment models for patients with various types of severe mental disorders. Division faculty collaborate seamlessly with psychiatrists and other mental health providers, and the Division Chief is a member of the Department's executive leadership group. The appointment will be a full-time faculty member at the tenure or non-tenure track of associate or full professor level, but rank may be negotiable for exceptional applicants at the assistant professor level. Salary, startup funds, and other considerations will be consistent with UF's commitment to recruit and retain exceptional individuals. The new division chief comes prepared to lead the program through its next expansion, in preparation for a 2018 facility move to a stunning new integrated mental health campus.
Interested applicants are required to apply through Careers at UF. Requisition #498987
Posted October 13, 2016
The Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program (P-MAP) at Mount Sinai School of Medicine
The Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program (P-MAP) at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, under the direction of Vilma Gabbay, M.D., M.S., is a unique program in the greater New York metropolitan area dedicated to the study and treatment of adolescent mood disorders. We are currently seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow for a 2-year commitment. She/he will primarily assist in managing our research projects which utilize innovative neuroimaging, immunological, and clinical trial methodologies. He/she will be responsible for conducting clinical evaluations of patients participating in research studies investigating adolescent depression, assisting with functional magnetic resonance imaging and EEG components of the studies, and writing manuscripts. Additionally, he/she will assist the PI in writing new grant applications and presenting at national conferences and local seminars/meetings. We are especially interested in candidates who have a strong research background and proven track record of scholarship, experience in neuroimaging or neuroimmunology, and are competent in using advanced statistical methods. Opportunities for developing one's own line of research may be available. Opportunities also may be available to provide evidence-based treatment to children and adolescents with mood and anxiety disorders under supervision of a licensed clinical psychologist. Compensation is competitive and consistent with NIH guidelines.
- Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited program.
- Strong background in research on internalizing psychopathology and at least one first-authored publication.
- Experience in diagnostic interviewing with pediatric populations (e.g., Kiddie-SADS).
If interested, please email a CV and cover letter describing your research interests and experience to Rachel Freed, Ph.D.
Posted November 4, 2016
The University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry and Postdoctoral Training Network
APA Accredited Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Child Psychology
The University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry and Postdoctoral Training Network is accepting applications for a two-year APA-accredited postdoctoral fellowship in Clinical Child Psychology. The program provides a core curriculum, evidence-based clinical training, and focused research mentorship. We seek applicants who are highly motivated to develop their own program of research and prepare for a career as a scientist-practitioner. Opportunities are available to pursue developmental psychopathology and innovative intervention research in the following areas: military families; student veterans; community dissemination and implementation science; youth suicide risk; autism spectrum disorder; childhood anxiety; and perinatal, infant and early childhood mental health. A new opportunity is also available to participate in grant funded projects investigating the impact of psychotherapy and cognitive training on brain networks in children with anxiety or OCD, using fMRI, EEG, and EMG technology. We welcome applications from individuals with experience in imaging research. Clinical training occurs in a variety of child psychiatry outpatient clinics and in a primary care setting with an underserved population.
Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA or CPA accredited program by August, 2017. The start date of the fellowship is late August/early September 2017. The stipend is currently $45,913 for 1st year fellows and $48,395 for 2nd year fellows, with the possibility of an increase before next year. Benefits include vacation, sick and professional development time, and health care coverage. The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory/affirmative action employer. We especially encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. Deadline for applications is Friday, December 16, 2016. For further information, contact: Angela Fish, Ph.D., Interim Director, Child and Adolescent Psychology Training Program. For more information, see the Clinical Child Psychology Web Page
In addition to the attached application form, please submit the following. Electronic submission is preferred.
1) A copy of your Curriculum Vitae;
2) Three letters of recommendation, including one from your Graduate Program's Director of Clinical Training (to attest to your readiness for graduation), one from a primary clinical supervisor, and one from someone who can address your preparation for advanced training in clinical child psychology;
3) A graduate school transcript (unofficial is acceptable at this point);
4) A detailed cover letter, in which you describe your background in Clinical Psychology, including the approximate number of practicum/internship assessment and intervention hours you have or will have completed by the start of the fellowship and a description of these activities. Also describe your research interests and training. Indicate what you would hope to gain from this fellowship and how that relates to your future career goals;
5) Two writing samples, including a redacted assessment report and professional publication
Email application to:
J. Todd Arnedt, Ph.D., Network Director
c/o Jessica Hamden
Psychology Postdoctoral Training Network
Mail application to:
UM and UM/VA Psychology Postdoctoral Training Network
4250 Plymouth Rd.
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105
Posted December 5, 2016
VA Boston Healthcare System
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Women's Mental Health
The VA Boston Healthcare System is accepting applications for a two-year research fellowship in women’s mental health to begin September 2017. The primary objective of this training program is to produce clinical researchers who are qualified to function as independent clinician investigators in women’s mental health, with a particular focus on the scientific study of stress, trauma, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The fellowship represents one track within an interdisciplinary Advanced Fellowship in Women’s Health, is closely affiliated with the Boston University School of Medicine and is housed within the Women’s Health Sciences Division of the National Center for PTSD (WHSD-NCPTSD). These facilities offer outstanding resources that include didactic training, technical support personnel, well-equipped psychophysiology and cognitive research laboratories, advanced computing facilities and a broad range of professional expertise. Fellows will have the opportunity to participate in ongoing research projects conducted by program faculty, initiate independent research projects, conduct secondary analyses on existing data sets, prepare applications to federal and other funding agencies for research support, and provide direct clinical services to patients under the guidance of a clinical supervisor. Fellowship graduates should have the potential to be role models in leading, developing, conducting, and evaluating innovative research, education, and clinical care in health issues pertaining to women veterans.
First consideration will be given to applications received by January 1, 2017. Graduate training in clinical or counseling psychology is preferred, but applications are welcome from candidates in related fields. Applicants must have completed all requirements for the doctoral degree prior to starting the program. Candidates from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. The salary and benefits package is competitive. More information about WHSD-NCPTSD faculty and research interests can be found at http://www.ptsd.va.gov/about/divisions/womens-health/index.asp.
Applications should include a cover letter summarizing professional interests and goals, and a curriculum vita. Three letters of reference should be sent directly from letter writers. Applications should be submitted via e-mail to Amy Street, Ph.D., Women’s Health Fellowship Director, National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System. The VA Boston Healthcare System is an equal opportunity employer.
Posted November 3, 2016