Multicultural Counseling Postdoctoral Fellow

Connecticut College,

Student Counseling Services
Last Posted:

Fri, Jul 31st, '20



Start Date:


Last Updated:

Fri, Jul 31st, '20

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  • Full Time

Connecticut College is conducting a national search for a Multicultural Counseling Postdoctoral Fellow.  The term appointment spans two academic years (each being 40 weeks in length, ending May 2022), full time (37.5 hours/week) and is benefits eligible.  This opportunity is geared toward training early career professionals in working within a campus community providing a range of individual, group, and campus community based services. The postdoctoral fellow is expected to engage in the full range of activities typical of professional staff members in the Student Counseling Services Department (SCS), while receiving supervision from licensed psychologists. The fellow may have the opportunity to provide supervision to doctoral level practicum students at SCS.  The postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to accrue requisite hours (practice and supervision) for licensure and support in preparing for the Examination for the Professional Practice of Psychology.

The multicultural counseling postdoctoral fellow will be expected to provide evidence-based culturally responsive individual and group psychotherapy. In addition to having a general expert knowledge of mental health and psychological functioning, the ideal candidate for the multicultural psychology focused postdoctoral fellow will have specialized training in multicultural psychology and experience with and proficiency in addressing issues of culture, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical functioning, and other aspects of identity within the context of psychotherapy with emerging adults. The fellow will engage in targeted outreach efforts and provide psycho educational programming to underrepresented populations at the College. The fellow will report directly to the Director of Student Counseling and Health Services and receive additional supervision from the Assistant Director/Identity-Focused Specialist. 


As a highly selective residential liberal arts college, Connecticut College is committed to creating a vibrant community enriched by diverse perspectives, talents and experiences.  We encourage applications from candidates who share this commitment and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, especially members of historically under-represented groups.   AA/EOE


Doctoral degrees in clinical or counseling psychology as of September 1, 2020 required. Experience working in a college counseling setting or with emerging adults is strongly preferred. Excellent professional, interpersonal, communication (both oral and written), and counseling skills are required. Successful candidates will demonstrate experience in one of the above mentioned focus areas and an investment in developing further expertise.

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