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Director of PTSD Clinical Team
VA NY harbor Healthcare System, Manhattan Campus VA NY Harbor Healthcare System is recruiting for a GS-13 Psychologist to be the Director of the PTSD Clinical Team for our Manhattan Campus.
Primary responsibilities include direct patient care and administrative leadership of the interdisciplinary PTSD team. In addition, the position entails a significant teaching role. Ideally, we are seeking a candidate who will direct the Emphasis in PTSD, Interprofessional Training, and OEF/OIF/OND Veterans track of our APA-accredited clinical psychology postdoctoral fellowship program. The Manhattan Campus of NY Harbor has a large, vibrant training community with an externship and APA-accredited internship in addition to the fellowship, and the candidate will also have a significant role in supervising externs, interns, and fellows. There is also opportunity for an academic appointment and a teaching role within the Department of Psychiatry at NYU Langone School Of Medicine, our academic affiliate.
Core qualifications for the position include: clinical expertise in PTSD including evidence-based therapies (PE, CPT, ACT, CBT, etc.), previous experience managing clinical and teaching programs; strong leadership, administrative, and organizational skills; and excellence in providing mentorship. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have training and expertise in DBT and working with high-risk veterans, and will contribute to our active DBT program. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA–accredited Clinical or Counseling Psychology program and completion of an APA–accredited Psychology internship, U.S. citizenship, and licensure in any U.S. state.
Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Tennessee The fellowship is part of the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody. The fellow is part of a multidisciplinary team that provides consultation, education, and training to the state child welfare system. Fellows develop expertise in evidence-based trauma interventions and have opportunities to provide treatment, develop and evaluate programs, and coordinate care with multiple child-serving sysyems
Postdoctoral Fellow, Sierra Leone- Diffusion & Spillover Study
Research Program on Children and Adversity The Postdoctoral fellow will work on the implementation science, research project at the direction of Drs. Theresa Betancourt (PI) and Alethea Desrosiers (Co-PI). The postdoctoral fellow will be required to spend at least 50% time in Sierra Leone, with the option of based in-country. Remaining time will be at Boston College. The postdoctoral fellow will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of data collection and management, data analysis, study design, and implementation science related to the project. A strong focus of this position is to provide skills in multilevel modeling, data analysis, study design oversight, scientific writing, and implementation science processes. Previous NIH experience is also highly desired.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Implementation Science & Refugee Mental Health Disparities
Research Program on Children and Adversity The RPCA is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to support research with specific attention to disparities facing war-affected, Muslim refugee populations, and other populations on topics such as substance use/abuse, community support, and caregiver-child relationships. The postdoctoral fellow will help measure psychosocial outcomes to assess the effectiveness of the Family Strengthening Intervention for Refugees (FSI-R), a 10-module home-visiting intervention focused on skill-building and psychoeducation to reduce mental health disparities. Currently, the FSI-R is being tested for effectiveness through a randomized controlled trial with 300 families in Lewiston, Maine and Springfield, Massachusetts.
Diversity Fellow, Sierra Leone -Diffusion & Spillover Study
Research Program on Children and Adversity The Research Program on Children and Adversity is seeking a Diversity Fellow applicant whose interests and career goals for training align with the activities of our recently-funded NIMH R01 in Sierra Leone to investigate the indirect mental health benefits of a CBT-based intervention among peers and caregivers of at-risk youth who receive the intervention. The project uses a mixed-methods approach to investigate (a) mechanisms of diffusion of intervention effects across peer networks; (b) mental health spillover effects among cohabitating caregivers; and (c) incremental mental health benefits among peers and caregivers through a return on investment analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis. Interested potential applicants with a background in quantitative research skills (field based survey data collection, multi-level modeling, social network analysis, and economic analysis related to mental health outcomes in youth and families) as well as qualitative research skills are encouraged to be in touch with the research team whose contact information is below. Candidates should also have a background and keen interest in development and evaluation of evidence-based mental health interventions, implementation science, social network analysis, and capacity building in LMICs.
The RPCA and the potential fellow will then work together to co-construct a proposal for funding to NIMH comprising a one to two-year training and mentored research plan aligned with their career goals and project activities. Willingness to travel for field work as well as prior field based research in Africa or other LMIC setting is preferred.
Laureate Institute for Brain Research We are looking for an innovative and passionate postdoctoral candidate to help implement clinical outcome studies investigating the impact of established and novel psychosocial interventions targeting PTSD, anxiety, depression, and resilience. The postdoctoral scholar will play a key role in the design, management, analysis, and publication stages of these projects and have the opportunity to work with multiple levels of data, such as self-report, behavioral, neuropsychological, neuroimaging, and biological.
Located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Laureate Institute for Brain Research (LIBR) is a privately funded non-profit clinical neuroscience research institute attached to a major psychiatric hospital (Laureate Psychiatric Clinic and Hospital). Our mission is to reduce the suffering of psychiatric patients by leveraging leading talent and technology to discover novel therapies. The candidate should be prepared to test and interact with a number of different clinical populations including patients with anxiety disorders, depression, and anorexia nervosa.
We are a state-of-the-art clinical and neuroimaging research environment, including two fully research-dedication 3-Tesla MRI scanners with an fMRI compatible EEG system.
Mentorship will be provided primarily by Dr. Robin Aupperle in combination with a multidisciplinary team of collaborators at LIBR and other institutions.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in clinical psychology, solid foundation in empirically supported treatments for anxiety and depression, clinical research methods, and statistical analyses. Experience in fMRI or EEG data analysis or computer programming preferred but not required.
This is a full time research position with multiple years of funding and a full benefits package.
To apply, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your CV, statement of long-term career goals, and contact information for three references.
Assistant Teaching Professor of Global Health
Northeastern University Northeastern University’s Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Department of
Health Sciences, is seeking one full-time, non-tenure track Assistant
Teaching Professor of Global Health to join our faculty. The successful
candidate will join an inter-professional, multi-disciplinary faculty committed
to excellence in both teaching and research, in public health and health
sciences more broadly. We seek individuals who specialize in global public
health. Some examples of possible specialty areas include global disease
surveillance, climate change, global health policy and area-based studies.
Postdoctoral Fellowships in Child & Adolescent Trauma Psychology (2)
University of Chicago The Department of Pediatrics and Department of Psychiatry at The University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) is offering a 2 1-year postdoctoral fellowships in Child & Adolescent Trauma Psychology under the supervision of Brad Stolbach, PhD and Sonya Mathies Dinizulu, PhD. Candidates should have a strong skill set in child and adolescent trauma to meet the clinical demands of this position and express interest in building a career in trauma psychology. Fellows will spend a portion of their time providing trauma-informed interdisciplinary assessments, and trauma-informed or evidence-based treatments to children and families affected by community violence and other traumatic stressors. Candidates must demonstrate a past and current interest in and commitment to serving urban African American or ethnic minority populations living in low resourced communities. Fellows also engage in scholarship and research activities, which includes using an existing data set, or supporting development of existing projects, and development of a new project by the fellows. The fellows will be key personnel for the Block, Hassenfeld, Casdin (BHC) Collaborative for Family Resilience to help youth and their families’ recovery from immediate and long-lasting effects caused by trauma and violence and will work in collaboration with program partners, including the NCTSN Member UCM REACT Program, Healing Hurt People-Chicago, the UCM Violence Recovery Program, the Comer Hospital Pediatric Medical Mobile Unit, U-STAR, and Project FIRE. More information is available in the APPIC Directory and by contacting Dr. Stolbach at (312) 719-2778.
VA Healthcare System Looking for full time clinician for our PTSD clinic. Experience working with trauma and provider status in CPT, PE, EMDR or CBCT for PTSD is preferred.
VISN 17 Center of Excellence for Research on Returning War Veterans The VISN 17 Center of Excellence for Research on Returning War Veterans is accepting applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in our VA Office of Academic Affiliations (OAA)-funded advanced training program in mental illness research and treatment, specifically addressing war Veterans with co-occurring disorders such as PTSD, TBI, depression and substance use disorders. Our training model provides that fellows devote 75% of their time to research and 25% to clinical work. In collaboration with their mentors, fellows develop and implement a research project, publish and present findings, participate in grant writing and submit a grant, and utilize advanced technology for educational activities and clinical service delivery.
About the CoE: The CoE is a unified scientific and administrative center featuring clinical space, observation rooms, wet labs, transcranial magnetic stimulation, psychophysiological recording labs including EEG and ECG, and a 3T MRI for structural and functional neuroimaging. The CoE is located within one of the largest integrated health care systems in the United States, which serves a Veteran population of more than 252,000, and is located near Fort Hood with approximately 35,000 active duty forces. The CoE also has active partnerships with Texas A&M Health Science Center, Texas A&M University, the University of Texas, and Baylor University, in addition to collaborations with other academic institutions and VA systems.
Our center uses a multidimensional approach to investigate and develop advanced methods for assessing and treating several issues that are often experienced by Veterans returning from theaters of war using different levels of analyses including: 1) Treatment Process and Outcome Research 2) Implementation Science Research 3) Neuroimaging and Physiological Research 4) Molecular and Biological Research
Visit us at the networking fair, message Yvette Szabo on the Whova App or email Dr. Zambrano directly for more info
Intensive Tx Postdoc - Road Home Program, Rush University Medical Center
Road Home Program, Rush University Medical Center The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Rush University Medical Center in downtown Chicago is recruiting 3 post-doctoral fellows for the Road Home Program: Center for Veterans and Their Families at Rush (RHP) and 1 research/clinical (50/50) post-doctoral fellow to work on a clinical trial related to intensively-delivered PTSD treatment.
RHP is part of the Warrior Care Network as a Midwest regional center for the treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) through a three week Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP).
The fellows will be an integral part of RHP’s clinical program and will have ample opportunity to treat PTSD related to combat and military sexual trauma in the IOP. Fellows will perform comprehensive diagnostic assessments, facilitate Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) groups and individual CPT sessions, and co-lead psychoeducational groups on a variety of topics relevant to the care of veterans with PTSD.
In addition to opportunities through RHP, such as the 3-week IOP, the research/clinical fellow will work as a study therapist for a clinical trial examining the feasibility and effectiveness of Cognitive Processing Therapy delivered over the course of a single week. If desired, the fellow can use some of the time for other research activities.
All fellows will receive training in evidence-based treatments (e.g., Cognitive Processing Therapy, Prolonged Exposure), as well as gold standard structured diagnostic assessments (Clinician Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5, Structured Diagnostic Interview for DSM-5 Anxiety, Mood, and Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders). Fellows will have ongoing individual and group supervision, seminars on subjects related to RHP clinical work, and guidance on professional development. Fellows may also participate in ongoing clinical research at RHP.
Visit us at the ISTSS postdoc fair, message Philip Held on the Whova app, or email Dr. Brian Klassen (Brian_Klassen@rush.edu) for more info.
Unified Behavioral Health Center: Northwell Health We are currently seeking a full-time Clinical Psychologist to work with the Northwell Health Unified Behavioral Health Center for Military Veterans and their Families.
Unique Opportunity • Provide evaluations, diagnostic assessment and evidenced based therapy for individuals and families. • Develop, organize, lead and supervise group psychotherapy. • Refine/develop expertise in trauma psychology. • Obtain training in evidenced based therapies for working with veterans and their families. • Offer training and supervision to psychology trainees. • Participate in the ongoing development and maintenance of the cross-talk methodology that is at the heart of this collaborative model.
Qualifications • Qualified candidates must have completed their doctorate from an APA accredited program in clinical, counseling, or school-clinical psychology. • Candidates must have completed their internship in clinical psychology. • Candidates must possess a valid New York State License to practice Psychology • Candidate should be competent in the delivery of psychotherapy to children, adults, and families. • Experience with evidenced based treatments • Experience with military service members/veterans and families is a plus.
The Unified Behavioral Health Center represents a first-of-its kind public-private partnership between a VA Medical Center and a not-for-profit health system to evaluate and treat veterans and their families. The Center has received Congressional attention and was evaluated by the RAND Corporation as a unique model for advancing behavioral health for military families.
Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer. With 21 hospitals and nearly 450 outpatient practices, we serve more than 1.8 million people annually in the metro New York area and beyond. Our 61,
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Women’s Mental Health
VA Boston Healthcare System The VA Boston Healthcare System is accepting applications for a two-year research fellowship in women’s mental health to begin in August or September 2020. The primary objective of this training program is to produce clinical researchers who are qualified to function as independent clinician investigators in women’s mental health, with a particular focus on the scientific study of stress, trauma, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
The fellowship represents one track within an interdisciplinary Advanced Fellowship in Women’s Health, is closely affiliated with the Boston University School of Medicine and is housed within the Women’s Health Sciences Division of the National Center for PTSD (WHSD-NCPTSD).
Fellows will have the opportunity to participate in ongoing research projects conducted by program faculty, initiate independent research projects, conduct secondary analyses on existing data sets, prepare applications to federal and other funding agencies for research support, and provide direct clinical services to patients under the guidance of a clinical supervisor.
First consideration will be given to applications received by December 5, 2019. Graduate training in clinical or counseling psychology is preferred, but applications are welcome from candidates in related fields. Applicants must have completed all requirements for the doctoral degree prior to starting the program. Candidates from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applications should include a cover letter summarizing professional interests and goals, and a curriculum vita. Three letters of reference should be sent directly from letter writers. Applications should be submitted via e-mail to Amy Street, Ph.D., Women’s Health Fellowship Director, National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, email@example.com.
Postdoctoral Fellowships at Emory Healthcare Veterans Program
Emory Healthcare Veterans Program The Emory Healthcare Veterans Program (EHVP) is currently seeking candidates for our two-year postdoctoral psychology fellowship beginning Summer/Fall 2020. Postdoctoral fellows will have the opportunity to obtain outstanding training in the practice of clinical psychology under the direction of Dr. Barbara O. Rothbaum and Dr. Sheila A.M. Rauch, with in-depth training in providing evidence-based treatment for the invisible wounds of war (including PTSD, MST, TBI, and depression, among others), serving our nation’s veteran population, and contributing to the advancement of knowledge in evidence-based care. Postdoctoral fellows train within an interdisciplinary team in traditional outpatient and an innovative intensive outpatient setting, with opportunities to train in individual, group, and family modalities.
Although the majority of fellowships are structured with a primary focus on advanced clinical training, a range of opportunities for involvement in research are available, up to and including dual emphasis on clinical and research training. Research interests among EHVP faculty include, but are not limited to: PTSD, anxiety, psychotherapy outcomes, military sexual trauma (MST), exposure therapy, virtual reality-based exposure therapies (VRET), adjunctive pharmacological therapies, neurobiological predictors/outcomes of PTSD treatments, and early intervention/prevention of PTSD. Participation in research may provide opportunities to gain a breadth of practice.
Requirements: PhD/PsyD in Clinical Psychology Experience in clinical research, exposure therapy, treatment of PTSD and associated comorbidities, and working with veterans is desired
Please send a cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Brittany Lannert email Brittany.firstname.lastname@example.org
Interviews are conducted and offers are made on a rolling basis, so early application is strongly encouraged.
Postdoctoral fellowship in individual and couple treatment for PTSD at Ryerson University
Ryerson university The Dr. Candice Monson, Director of the IMPACT Lab at Ryerson University (Toronto, Canada), is seeking applicants for a 2-year, full-time Clinical Research Postdoctoral Fellowship. The mission of the IMPACT Lab is to conduct rigorous research on the development, testing, and implementation of therapies for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Dr. Monson is internationally recognized for her expertise in these areas. She is co-author of Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT),and the original developer of Cognitive-Behavioral Conjoint Therapyfor PTSD (CBCT), an intervention that includes significant others in treatment to achieve broader effects.
Developing proficiency in delivering evidence-based individual and conjoint treatments for PTSD, including opportunities to obtain Quality-Rated Provider Status in CPT and CBCT. Advancing a research program in the areas of innovating, adapting, and disseminating evidence-based treatments. Promoting research skills in writing grant applications, research program development, publishing, presenting, CV building, and supervision of junior clinical and research staff; and Collaborating with a larger international research team.
About the IMPACT Lab: The IMPACT Lab is a vibrant and collaborative team that includes clinical research psychologists, a postdoctoral fellow, a project coordinator, a lab manager, graduate students, and several undergraduate and graduate research assistants. The IMPACT Lab also includes many graduate and undergraduate student alumni who maintain strong connections and collaborations throughout their careers. In addition to working with Dr. Monson, the successful candidate will collaborate with a larger research team, including collaborators at Stanford University, Penn State University, York University, Bar Ilan University, the Citadel, among many others. For more information, feel free to visit our website at https://psychlabs.ryerson.ca/impact.
Postdoctoral Associate, Intimate Partner Violence
Yale University See link below for description of research fellowship
Postdoctoral Fellowship @ Stony Brook University
Stony Brook University Brief Description of Duties: The Leonard Krasner Psychological Center (KPC) and the Mind Body Clinical Research Center (MB-CRC) in the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry (respectively) at Stony Brook University seek 5 full-time Post-doctoral Fellows (4 Clinical Postdoc positions and 1 Clinical/Research Postdoc position). The Clinical Postdoc positions include 3 adult-focused positions and 1 child/adolescent position to provide outpatient and inpatient clinical services. Outpatient psychotherapy services include: assessment, consultation, and provision of time-limited evidence-based interventions (e.g., Cognitive Behavioral Therapy). Inpatient clinical services will include working as part of an interdisciplinary team in either the psychiatric emergency department, consultation and liaison service, adult inpatient unit, or the child inpatient unit. Additional activities will include: providing support for ongoing research studies, assisting with training activities, and providing supervision to pre-doctoral psychology interns and externs. Postdocs may also participate in our comprehensive Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program (i.e., skills training, consultation team, and skill coaching). Additional training opportunities are available in mindfulness-based and behavioral health interventions. The Clinical/Research Postdoc position will have a translational research emphasis. Mentorship will be provided in grantsmanship and research program development. Research responsibilities will include data management and analysis, preparing manuscripts, and writing grants, among other activities. Ongoing research projects include a NASA-funded RCT aimed at evaluating the provision of time-delayed psychotherapy and an NIH-funded trial examining a novel online stress-management program for pregnant women.
Positions Available in the Acceptance and Mindfulness-Based Adult Partial Hospital Program Rhode Island Hospital/Lifespan Physicians Group Providence, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Hospital and Lifespan Physician Group The Department of Psychiatry, Division of Adult Psychiatry, is seeking full-time clinical psychologists to work in our Acceptance and Mindfulness-Based Adult Partial HospitalProgram (PHP) at Rhode Island Hospital. The PHP serves adults aged 18 years and older who present with a range of psychological problems, including mood and anxiety disorders, substance use disorders, and personality disorders. Psychologists in the PHP provide daily individual and group psychotherapy, based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and other third wave behavioral and mindfulness-based therapies (such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy). Psychologists at the program work in close collaboration with other members of the multi-disciplinary team. In addition, there is time for psychologists to see outpatients and/or conduct clinical research, as desired by the candidate. Psychologists may also have the opportunity to be involved in training and/or supervision of psychology or medical residents or fellows affiliated with the Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University. A clinical faculty appointment may be available for a candidate that meets the criteria. Qualifications include completion of a doctorate in Clinical Psychology and an APA-accredited internship, licensure/license-eligibility in Rhode Island, and experience or interest in acceptance and mindfulness-based therapies. The PHP is a clinical research program specializing in the study of diagnostic assessment, measure development/validation, and treatment outcomes, and thus we particularly welcome applicants with expertise orinterest in conducting clinical research. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with level of training and experience. We offer an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, disability, retirement benefits, and life insurance Please send a CV along with a letter of interest to Kristy Dalrymple, Ph.D., Director of Adult Psychology, via email(email@example.com).
SAS Data Analyst/Statistician (reference job # 212023)
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress Highly proficient in SAS, Master's degree in Epidemiology or Biostatistics/Applied Statistics. Applicant must be a US citizen. Excellent quantitative skills, minimum of 2-5 years experience in research settings with use of SAS. Excellent presentation, interpersonal, and team skills, and technical and scientific writing. Knowledge of military environment and research desirable.
Clinical Research Assistant
Road Home Program at Rush University Medical Center The Road Home Program at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL is currently seeking a full-time research assistant. Our program provides comprehensive, evidence-based treatment for veterans with PTSD and our research is focused on improving mental health care for veterans and their families. Our key areas of research interest include the effectiveness and efficiency of novel PTSD treatments, military sexual trauma, moral injury, and biomarkers related to PTSD.
For additional information on applying for this position, please send a copy of your CV and an email detailing your interest to Randy_Boley@rush.edu.
Mind Therapy Clinic The Mind Therapy Clinic, a private, SF Bay Area psychiatric clinic offering Intensive Outpatient and Partial Hospitalization Programs as well as a broad array of outpatient psychiatric services is seeking a trauma specialist to join our growing team of psychiatrists, doctoral and masters level psychologists, and social workers. This is a full or half-time position in which the applicant would be the primary therapist for patients in program and appropriate outpatients and would be encouraged to also provide group therapy. This is an opportunity to work with a highly skilled, multidisciplinary team while working in a private, non-insurance clinic with compensation commensurate with this type of setting.
Research Psychologist (reference job # 215403)
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress Doctoral degree in Psychology (with a research emphasis), 2-5 years experience in research design and instrumentation, and experience/interest in trauma, disaster, and stress-related research. Experience in research design and instrumentation for epidemiologic, clinical, public health, or social psychology research, ability to perform behavioral science research including statistical data analysis, design, interpretation of results, preparation of manuscripts and grant applications and ability to work collaboratively as part of a team are required.
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress PhD in Quantitative Psychology, Biostatistics, or related field, with 3-5 years of academic or clinical research-related experience, proficiency in SAS or SPSS, including programming and use of statistical procedures, experience in data management.
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress PhD, DrPH, or MD/DO, experience in research design and instrumentation using large datasets, performs public health/behavioral science research and data analysis using SAS & SPSS, preparation of manuscripts.
Postdoctoral fellowship in Trauma psychology
Wayne State University Dr. Christine Rabinak’s Translational Neuropsychopharmacology Laboratory (www.tnp2lab.org) at Wayne State University is recruiting Post-Doctoral Fellows (full or part-time).
The Fellows will play an integral part in the delivery of evidence-based treatments to adults suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Specifically, the Fellows will be study therapists for a newly funded NIH clinical trial examining the feasibility and effectiveness a novel pharmacological approach to enhance the effects of Prolonged Exposure (PE) therapy. In addition to delivering the intensive PTSD treatment, Fellows will conduct structured diagnostic interview assessments for PTSD and comorbid disorders.
Fellows will receive training in evidence-based PE, as well as gold standard structured diagnostic assessments (if not already trained). This postdoctoral fellowship is an exciting opportunity to gain valuable clinical experience working with a multidisciplinary team at a major urban research-intensive university, while also being able to provide direct clinical care to individuals residing in the Detroit and surrounding areas. The postdoctoral fellowship is for up to three years, with a possible option of extending it to an additional year by mutual agreement.
The ideal candidate will have experience working with underserved adult patient populations who have experienced trauma. Experience or interest in evidence-based trauma treatments is desired. Qualified candidates will also have a strong research background and some publications, and will be interested in establishing a career as a scientist-practitioner. Qualified candidates must have an APA approved doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology.
If interested, please email Dr. Rabinak a cover letter and your CV: firstname.lastname@example.org
VA Advanced Research Fellowship in Women’s Health
San Francisco VA Health Care System/ UCSF The San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC)/University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is seeking candidates for a two-year advanced postdoctoral fellowship in women’s health. Areas of interest include: PTSD Psychophysiology Fear conditioning Psychoneuroendocrinology HPA/HPG axis in stress Psychoneuroimmunology Metabolomics Sex differences Infertility Ovarian aging/menopause Eating and nutrition Pain Sleep Osteoporosis Gender dysphoria Urinary incontinence Breast cancer Cardiovascular disease risk
Women's Health and Psychological Trauma Researcher
VA Boston Healthcare System The Women's Health Sciences Division, VA National Center for PTSD is seeking doctoral-level individuals with demonstrated programs of research in clinical psychology, psychiatry, social work, public health or related fields as evidenced by a solid publication record and grant writing in the area of psychological trauma and women’s mental health. Experience with health services research, the intersection of women’s mental and physical health (e.g. reproductive health), psychiatric conditions comorbid with PTSD (e.g. substance use disorders), suicidal behavior, and health disparities among underrepresented groups are especially desired. Applications will be accepted at all levels of career development. Salary and benefits package are competitive and commensurate with experience.
The Women’s Health Sciences Division is a branch of the VA National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, a multi-site consortium mandated by Congress to study reactions to traumatic stress. The Women's Health Sciences Division, affiliated with Boston University School of Medicine and located at the VA Boston Healthcare System, is a nationally recognized program developing and conducting innovative research in stress, trauma, and women's health. The Division is affiliated with strong clinical programs that provide a continuum of treatment services to women veterans including a homelessness program, outpatient stress disorder clinic and a transitional residence. The Division possesses outstanding resources for research, clinical, and training activities, and offers a stimulating work environment where diversity is valued.
Please send curriculum vitae and cover letter to Dr. Tara Galovski, Director, Women’s Health Sciences Division care of Christine Quigley, email@example.com. Preference will be given to applications received by December 15, 2019.
Research Postdoctoral Fellow
Baylor Scott & White Health The Warriors Research Institute (WRI), located in Waco, Texas, is seeking a full-time Research Postdoctoral Fellow. WRI is part of Baylor Scott & White Research Institute of Baylor Scott & White Health.
The WRI was founded in 2013 by Dr. Suzy Gulliver, Director and Chief. WRI’s mission is to improve the quality of care available to military veterans and emergency responders via a program of scientific inquiry. We develop and disseminate new treatments for those suffering the sequelae of toxic or traumatic work events. In addition to providing and evaluating state-of-the-art experimental treatments, we train future generations of treatment providers in evolving evidence-based care. Topics of research at the WRI include substance use, PTSD, suicide, stigma, & mTBI in first responders & veterans. See www.BSWH.md\WRI for more information.
Expectations include: Hone skills to design and implement a research strategy, develop and complete a project, collaborate with national experts and outstanding scientists in the field, attend and present at national conferences, author and co-author peer-reviewed publications, perform various laboratory functions, basic research, laboratory maintenance, and administrative duties, and contribute to ongoing study projects.
The ideal candidate will possess a Doctorate in Psychology, qualified to deliver psychotherapy, experience in investigator-initiated research, applicable knowledge of basic to advanced laboratory procedures, understanding of academic and safety practices, skilled in the use of computer software related to research needs, and excellent writing skills.
Postdoc in complex trauma and psychophysiology
The New School I have funding for a postdoc to join my lab starting summer/fall 2020. My lab is at The New School in New York City. The position would afford an opportunity to to work with a data set incorporating interviews (the SCID and CAPS as well as interviews on dissociation and attachment), behavioral tasks (e.g. Trier Social Stress Test, startle), and concordant bio measures (autonomic, pupil, EEG, fMRI) in a large sample stratified on complex trauma exposure. Please contact me if you are interested!
NIAAA funded postdoctoral fellowship
University of Washington We are seeking a full time postdoctoral fellow to work on an R01 clinical trial exploring fear and reward treatments for PTSD and alcohol misuse. Please see full posting at https://sites.uw.edu/cshrb/training-opportunities/alcohol-ptsd-r01-postdoc/
Harm Reduction Psychotherapist
The Center for Optimal Living We are seeking a NY licensed psychologist or NY licensed clinical social worker (LCSWs only please) with experience treating mental health issues and alcohol and drug misuse. Candidates must be familiar with and comfortable working within a harm reduction framework and may have attended trainings or workshops by Dr. Andrew Tatarsky and/or Dr. Jenifer Talley or have comparable training and experience.
Position Requirements: Clinicians at our Center provide individual therapy, but may also develop and lead groups based on their interests and our needs. Clinicians are responsible for conducting initial intake assessments and develop personalized treatment plans in collaboration with their clients. Clinicians are also expected to maintain regular contact with other service providers working with their clients to ensure continuity of care. Clinicians participate in weekly group and individual supervision with Drs. Tatarsky and Talley along with staff training opportunities.
Preferred But Not Required: Those available for weekend clinical work.
Postdoctoral Fellowship - Chicago Child Trauma Center
La Rabida Children’s Hospital La Rabida Children’s Hospital - Chicago Child Trauma Center (CCTC) is offering one full-time fellowship position in the Childhood Abuse and Trauma postdoctoral training program. The La Rabida CCTC serves survivors of sexual abuse, physical abuse, exposure to domestic violence, neglect, exposure to community violence and medical traumas, as well as children in the foster care system. Clinical activities may include conducting trauma-focused assessments, crisis intervention, inpatient trauma-focused consultations/liaison to medical staff, trauma-focused psychotherapy, and groups. Fellows will receive exposure to a wide variety of treatment modalities including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency (ARC) model, Child-Parent psychotherapy (CPP), assessment and treatment for children with sexualized behavior problems, as well as a family systems approach. Realizing that children and their families function in a larger community and societal context, the CCTC maintains close working relationships with the many systems involved with our families (for example, schools, social service agencies, the juvenile justice system, and others). Our service population consists chiefly of African American children living in low resourced south side Chicago neighborhoods. Department members design treatment protocols that incorporate the individual and cultural needs of our patients and their families. The training program is designed to encourage culturally sensitive conceptualization and focuses on reflective practice and cultural humility. Qualified applicants must have completed, or be currently completing, an APA-approved predoctoral internship with child training. Experience working with children/adolescents with trauma histories and a commitment to serving marginalized communities is also required. Please see the APPIC Directory or contact Catharine Thomann (firstname.lastname@example.org) for additional information.
Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology at the University of Vermont
University of Vermont Assistant Professor of Psychological Science: Clinical Psychology
The Department of Psychological Science at the University of Vermont is seeking a full-time tenure track assistant professor in clinical psychology to begin August 2020. We are seeking applicants with expertise in any of the following areas of scholarship: forensic psychology, health psychology, rural mental health, and addiction. Applicants must have a PhD in clinical psychology. In addition, we are especially interested in applicants who can also connect with and support our general/experimental psychology program, which includes biobehavioral, developmental, and social psychology. Applicants must have a strong record of publications, potential for extramural funding, and excellent teaching and mentoring skills. The successful candidate will develop a vigorous research program and actively seek extramural funding, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and advise undergraduate and graduate students, in addition to professional contributions and service. Interest in interdisciplinary approaches and/or interdisciplinary collaboration is desirable.
The faculty, students, and staff of the Department of Psychological Science encourage applications from candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. The College of Arts & Sciences has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence; more information can be found at www.uvm.edu/cas. Establishing a diverse and inclusive culture is our priority. We’re fortunate to be part of a University that holds that without diversity there cannot be academic excellence. Applicants must submit a separate statement addressing how they plan to contribute to inclusive excellence. The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Salt Lake City Postdoctoral Fellowship
Salt Lake City VA Healthcare System The Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship at VASLCHCS offers five full-time fellowship positions. Applicants canapply to multiple postdoctoral tracks. • PTSD Track – Tom Mullin, Ph.D. (two positions) • Health Psychology/Geropsychology – Renn Sweeney, Ph.D. (two positions) • Substance Abuse-- Heather Pierson, Ph.D. (one position)
▪ PTSD/ TRACK - focus on PTSD, Polytrauma, and readjustment strains for OEF/OIF/OND veterans. This track has been in place since 2008 and is accredited by American Psychological Association. Residents typically split their time in the PTSD Clinic and the Polytrauma Clinic where they learn various times assessments and train in advanced interventions for those with TBI histories as well as PTSD.
Therapist or Postdoc fellow
Hanna Boys Center Hanna Boys Center is a private non-profit residential treatment center/ boarding school that serves under resourced adolescent males who have experience multiple ACES and Urban ACES in their lives. We are looking for someone who can provide individual and group trauma informed or specific therapy to a diverse set of teenaged boys. There is also ample opportunity for assessment and/or research. Both the CEO and the chief clinical officer are trauma specialists. All staff, including residential and school, are continuously trained in trauma-informed practices. The clinical staff are trained in various evidence based trauma specific practices and represent a diverse set of theoretical approaches. Every year, Hanna hosts experts within the field for talks or more extensive trainings, including Dr. Nadine Burke, Dr. William Saltzman. Dr. Yellowbird, Dr, Julian Ford, Dr, Christine Courtois, Dr. Sandy Bloom, and Dr. Kenneth Hardy. In addition, Hanna Boys Center is expanding their offering a in neurophysiologically healing activities such as equine therapy, therapeutic hip hop, yoga, etc. A candidate is welcome to design their own group or activity.
Department of Psychiatry - Massachusetts General Hospital- Home Base Psychologist - Department of Psychiatry - Massachusetts General Hospital- Home BaseHome Base, a partnership of the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital, provides comprehensive mental and cognitive health treatment to military service members, veterans, and their families by healing the invisible wounds of war sustained as a result of, or in relation to, their military service. We provide clinical care to veterans and their families for deployment related stress, posttraumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury and co-occurring conditions such as substance use, depression, other anxiety disorders, and complicated grief. The Home Base Program also offers educational courses and materials for health care providers, first responders and the public. We are bringing together world-class researchers seeking medical breakthroughs in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of traumatic brain injury and stress-related disorders.Home Base seeks a psychologist for a junior faculty to mid career position focused on treating veterans and active duty servicemen and women, within a 3-generation model of care.Interested applicants should apply by emailing a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and list of three references addressed to Tom Spencer, MD., attention Cheryl Brathwaite, email: • @partners.org Home Base Program, 101 Merrimac Street, 3rd floor Boston, MA 02114, www.homebaseprogram.org Applicants should have familiarity with and interest in the treatment of PTSD and related disorders, the effects of these conditions on family functioning and relationships, as well as a history of or willingness to participate in research, writing and teaching in these areas. Psychologists should have experience administering cognitive behavioral therapies for PTSD including prolonged exposure and/or cognitive processing therapy, and evidence-based therapies for mood and/or anxiety disorders.