Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Saint Joseph’s University,

Counseling and Psychological Services
Last Posted:

Sun, Dec 17th, '17


Application review will begin promptly and continue until the position is filled.

Start Date:


Last Updated:

Sun, Dec 17th, '17

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  • Full Time

Full-time/12 months (2 positions)

Within a work environment characterized by collegiality and a deep commitment to professional development, the post -doctoral fellow primarily provides time-effective individual counseling, crisis intervention, risk assessment and consultation services to undergraduate and graduate students. Consultation service is also routinely provided to parents, faculty and staff.
Opportunities to provide group therapy and outreach programming (in person or via electronic media) to students (in person or via electronic media) are also available. Supervision is provided by a licensed staff psychologist for two hours per week.
Assisting in the supervision of pre-doctoral trainees is a highly valued part of the experience.


located 6 miles from center-city Philadelphia
4800 university undergrads and 3200 graduate students at Jesuit-based university
private liberal-arts/business

Region Description:

on outskirts of major metro area


Candidate will have successfully completed all requirements for PhD or PsyD by Aug 20, 2018
Experience counseling college student population

Successful background check clearance under Saint Joseph’s University’s “Minors on Campus Policy” (PA Criminal Records Check, FBI Fingerprinting Check and PA Child Abuse Clearance Check)


...pre-doctoral internship in a university counseling center

..therapeutic talent + sound clinical and ethical judgment;

..experience and strong interest in counseling a diverse client population with regard to race, culture, ethnicity, etc
..ability to work flexibly and collaboratively with a diverse and cohesive staff team;
..demonstration of clinical competence, and more importantly, clinical effectiveness;

..deep, intrinsic motivation for psycho-therapeutic work and professional development


$36,000 (paid hourly) + generous benefit package + supervision to qualify for license exam + professional development opportunities


submit electronically via SJU Human Resources employment web-site (see address below).

cover letter, CV and 3 letters of recommendation (2 must be familiar with current/recent clinical work)

Saint Joseph’s University an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Send Applications To:

SJU Human Resources Web-site (see below), 5600 City Ave, Philadelphia PA 19131

Full Closing Description

Applications will be reviewed soon after they are submitted.