Postdoctoral Fellow – Groups Focus Premium

University of Nevada, Reno,

Counseling Services
Last Posted:

Fri, Jan 12th, '18



Start Date:


Last Updated:

Fri, Jan 12th, '18

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  • Full Time

University of Nevada, Reno Counseling Services is recruiting for a full-time, 12-month postdoctoral fellowship.

This is a generalist position with an emphasis in group work. The Fellow will work alongside the Groups Coordinator, developing innovative group programming and supporting the groups program from both an administrative and clinical role. Group work within the Counseling Services includes: therapy groups (both process and skills-based), support groups, and outreach workshops. Under the supervision of the director of Counseling Services and the training director, the postdoctoral fellow will provide a full range of psychological counseling, crisis intervention, and assessment services to university students. The postdoctoral fellow will receive a comprehensive training experience in university psychological services. Clinical responsibilities include providing individual and group counseling, providing psychological assessment, and potential opportunity to supervise the clinical work of trainees. The majority of this work is accomplished via a one-to-one interpersonal relationship with students, but may sometimes extend to faculty and other professional members of the community. All services provided are based on professional ethics, established standards for providers of mental health services, and state and federal law.

Department Information

The University of Nevada Counseling Services is a growing university counseling center that provides individual and group psychotherapy, crisis intervention, psychological assessment, outreach including educational workshops and presentations, general consultation and sport psychology consultation, and referrals to community health care providers. These services are undertaken in accordance with the following mission – the mission of Counseling Services is to provide psychological services to University of Nevada Reno students to support and facilitate their personal and academic success and development. 

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The University of Nevada, Reno is one of the nation’s top public research universities. U.S. News and World Report ranks UNR as a national Tier 1 university. The University has 145+ degree programs and offers a vibrant and diverse campus experience with nearly 20,000 students. Competitive Division I athletics, active Greek life, outstanding faculty and beautiful buildings and campus environment, all contribute to making UNR a desirable place to work. The University of Nevada, Reno is located in the heart of Northern Nevada and offers a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities. To learn more about the University of Nevada, Reno Counseling Services, visit our website at

Region Description:

Just 45 minutes away from Lake Tahoe and the Sierras, and a short drive away from California, Reno has a favorable quality of life and provides an array of cultural activities. With several major venues for concerts and sporting events as well as 15 world-class skiing and snowboarding resorts, hundreds of mountain biking and hiking trails, the Truckee River, and Lake Tahoe, plenty of activities are immediately accessible. Its proximity to California including Sacramento, Napa Valley, and San Francisco makes Reno a unique place to live and branch out to other unique destinations.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

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EEO/AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


Applicants interested in applying for this position must have a Doctoral degree from an APA-accredited institution in clinical or counseling psychology. The applicant must have completed a doctoral internship, preferably at an APA-accredited site, in which they received supervision for counseling and psychotherapy activities. The doctoral internship must be completed by the anticipated start date of the position.


Experience facilitating therapy groups and outreach presentations or workshops, developing group and/or workshop content, and knowledge of interpersonal process work.


Postdoctoral Scholar


Please attach the following to the Resume/CV section of your application

1. Cover Letter

2. Resume/CV

3. Contact information of three professional references