Post-Doctoral Fellow

Vassar College,

Vassar College Counseling Service
Last Posted:

Sun, Dec 3rd, '17

Deadline:

Applications will be reviewed as received.

Start Date:

August 15, 2018

Last Updated:

Sun, Dec 3rd, '17

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

The Vassar College Counseling Service offers a 10 month, post-doctoral fellowship in college counseling for a doctoral level clinical or counseling psychologist. The fellowship provides an opportunity to gain experience working with a diverse student population at Vassar College, a residential, coeducational liberal arts college in Duchess County, NY. We seek a fellow who is committed to providing creative, collaborative, multi-cultural clinical service in a diverse college environment. The fellow will receive post-doctoral hours and supervision to meet New York State licensure requirements.

Clinical Experience:
The fellow will build knowledge, sensitivity, and ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds and will gain supervised experience in each of the following areas: Brief individual psychotherapy, group therapy, intake assessment, case management, crisis intervention and emergency services, consultation, and inclusive outreach programming. The Vassar College Counseling Service has a strong group therapy program and typically offers 8-10 groups per semester. The fellow will be expected to co-facilitate two therapy groups with staff. Some evening and weekend hours should be expected, especially involving crisis intervention and outreach activities.

Supervision:
Both individual and group supervision will be provided by licensed psychologists and social workers who are staff members in the Counseling Service.

ABOUT VASSAR COLLEGE

Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Vassar College is a smoke free/tobacco free campus.  

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Applications are invited from persons who expect to complete their doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology prior to the fellowship start date. A doctorate from an APA-approved psychology program and an APA-approved pre-doctoral internship required. The successful applicant should demonstrate a professional commitment and interest in multi-culturalism and social justice, college counseling center work, and student development.  

 
COMPENSATION

This is a full-time position for 10 months, available August 15, 2018 through June 15, 2019. The salary is $32,000 plus benefits.  

APPLICATION MATERIALS

To complete your online application, you will be required to attach a letter of interest, current vita, and official graduate transcript or letter from doctoral program chair attesting to anticipated completion date of doctoral degree (Word or PDF format required for all attachments). You will be required to submit the names and email addresses of three reference providers who will receive an email requesting a confidential letter of recommendation from the employment system immediately upon submission of your application.  

Please apply at the following website: employment.vassar.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52382