The postdoctoral fellow position is designed for an individual who is interested in working in a University Counseling Center, combining clinical work, teaching, and outreach. The fellow will be involved in delivering the full range of services to a college student population including intakes, psychological assessment, treatment, and consultation. There are also opportunities to provide supervision to graduate student trainees, to serve on search committees, and to develop and present psycho-educational programs to the larger community. Time, material and guidance will be provided for preparation for the licensing exam. Fellows will also be involved with our weekly training seminar and participate in individual and group supervision with licensed psychologists. The University of Rhode Island Counseling Center is a comprehensive university counseling facility with ten full-time clinical staff, one postdoctoral fellows, two support staff, and three to five graduate student trainees and/ or part-time clinical staff.
Successful candidates will have completed all professional doctoral degree requirements, including internship, in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, or an equivalent psychology program from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. This is defined as having on the first day of the fellowship either the diploma in hand or a letter from the Director of graduate studies verifying the completion of all degree requirements pending institutional graduation. Applicants should have a strong interest and experience in serving a college-age population. Fellows will have the opportunity to focus their learning and service in such areas as eating disorders, prevention, group counseling, or multicultural counseling. Previous counseling center experience is preferred. We are offering a one-year fellowship that starts August 22, 2016 and carries a stipend of $38,000 plus health insurance, paid vacation, sick time, and additional support for professional development. University teaching opportunities for additional compensation may be possible.
Applications should include: A letter of interest which describes how the fellowship relates to your professional goals; a current vitae; transcripts of all graduate work; and three letters of recommendation, representing both your academic department and your internship. Send materials to: Dr. Cory Clark, Assistant Director / Director of Training, University Counseling Center, The University of Rhode Island, 217 Roosevelt Hall, Kingston, RI 02881. Review of all applications will begin January 15, 2016 and continue until the positions are filled.
The University of Rhode Island is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through increased diversity of its faculty, staff, and students. Individuals from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.