The Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellowship a full-time 12-month appointment with salary and benefits. It is our intent to provide an entry-level professional with the post-degree supervision and experience necessary for licensure as a psychologist in Pennsylvania. (Note: Pennsylvania requires 1,750 hours.)
The fellow will gain further experience providing the following services:
- individual, and possibly group and couples counseling
- crisis intervention/urgent counseling, after hours on-call
- candidates must be able to respond within 20 minutes or less for emergencies on campus when on-call
- assessment (Primarily for learning disabilities and ADHD)
- consultation to the college community
- outreach programming
- supervision and training for graduate students
- additional administrative duties or other assignments as appropriate for the trainee’s interests and the needs of the College and Center
Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:
• Offer direct psychotherapy services to student clients including intake, urgent walk-in, individual, group and couples counseling.
• Routine evening and occasional weekend hours required. After hours on-call every other week. Candidates must be able to respond within 20 minutes or less for emergencies on campus when on call.
- Secondary clinical supervision of advanced doctoral level practicum trainees.
• Maintain appropriate clinical documentation and schedule within Titanium Schedule.
• Participate in weekly staff meetings.
• Develop collaborative relationships with various campus organizations (e.g. Student Health, Athletics, Residence Life, Disability Support Services, and Global Education Programs).
• Offer consultation to faculty, staff, and family members.
• Develop and implement outreach programs and workshops designed to foster students’ academic and life success.
• Participate in collection of accurate client data.
• Participate in college-wide or division-wide meetings as appropriate.
Founded in 1781 and located about 30 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Washington & Jefferson College is one of the nation's oldest and most distinguished co-ed, four-year liberal arts colleges for undergraduate students. Washington & Jefferson is a small College and generally has an enrollment of approximately 1500 students.
W&J is located in the city of Washington, Washington County, in Southwestern Pennsylvania at the crossroads of Interstates 70 and 79 and Route 19. The surrounding area is rural, while the city of Pittsburgh is easily accessible.
Required Application Materials
Please send application materials electronically. A completed application will include:
- a cover letter stating your interest, goals, and experience specifically relevant to the Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellowship
- current CV
- letter of readiness from your academic program, including statement of likely date degree will be conferred (if not yet completed.)
- student (unofficial) copies of graduate transcripts
- two letters of recommendation from recent supervisors or training director of internship or other qualified referee with contact information.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Preferably August 1, or August 15, 2017
Send Applications To:
Please send application materials to HR@washjeff.edu
Washington & Jefferson College
60 S. Lincoln Street,
Washington, PA 15301
724-223-6107 (Counseling Center)
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