Staff Psychologist

Duke University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Duke University’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is searching for three full-time Staff Psychologists and invites applications from qualified candidates. Ideal candidates are brief treatment generalists who provide culturally responsive individual, crisis, triage, group and campus engagement and consultation services to emerging adults and the university community. These candidates also have demonstrated experience providing ongoing clinical supervision to post master’s or doctoral interns and/or employees.  Candidates who have experience providing training and didactic seminars to graduate psychology and social work interns are highly preferred.  Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to antiracism and racial justice.  This includes working to dismantle systems of inequity that create or perpetuate barriers to mental health access and to racial disparities in treatment outcomes.  Strong preference will be given to applicants who have experience in providing counseling and campus engagement services, or outreach, with one of the following constituencies and expertise areas:

  • International undergraduate and graduate populations from Asian, South Asian and Middle Eastern and North African countries
  • International and US Latinx populations
  • Male identified students; masculinity and identity development
  • Transgender and gender expansive populations
  • Diverse faith and religious backgrounds/cultures
  • Bilingual or multilingual counseling proficiency

These positions require a doctoral degree in a mental health related field from an APA-accredited program and completion of an APA-accredited internship.  At the time of hire, interested individuals should have a minimum of two years post licensure experience as a psychologist and should be licensed, or license-eligible within one year of date of hire, in the state of North Carolina.  Candidates should have experience working with emerging adult populations in a relevant healthcare or social service setting.

Candidates should value working in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, diverse interdisciplinary team that is situated within a center that values social justice, holistic student wellness and higher education. 

CAPS is the primary counseling center for the Duke student community and aims to address the complex needs of students on individual as well as collective levels. Its multidisciplinary clinical staff is comprised of eighteen permanent staff members including social workers, licensed clinical mental health counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, and a psychiatric nurse practitioner. The administrative team includes five staff members.  As a training agency, three doctoral psychology, one social work, and one clinical mental health counseling interns and four psychiatry residents have yearly appointments.

Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke University, a distinctive institution of higher education with an internationally recognized medical center, has an enrollment of approximately 6,500 undergraduates and 8,300 graduate and professional students.

Duke’s mission is to provide a superior liberal education to undergraduate students, to prepare future members of the learned professions for lives of skilled and ethical service by providing excellent graduate and professional education, to advance the frontiers of knowledge and contribute boldly to the international community of scholarship, to promote an intellectual environment built on a commitment to free and open inquiry, to provide wide ranging educational opportunities, and to promote a deep appreciation for the range of human difference and potential. Cultural opportunities are plentiful and readily available to members of the Duke community.

The search opens on September 10, 2021 with preference given to applications received by November 12, 2021. The starting date is negotiable but anticipated to begin Spring 2021. Interested applicants should apply at Please reference requisition #150370 Completed applications include: the Duke HR application, a letter of interest, and a vita including contact information for three references. Duke University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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