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Post-Doc Fellow (13509)

American University
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 8, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Post-Doctoral Fellow position promotes the academic, social, and emotional well-being of students by providing intake/assessment, counseling, consultation, psychoeducation, outreach, urgent care intervention, and related services through the university’s Counseling Center. The Post-Doctoral Fellow provides training and outreach programs to all members of the university community and participates in a variety of training and other professional development activities. The Post-Doctoral Fellow also receives in-depth supervision and training in all aspects of university counseling center work, including clinical services system management, training program management, and facilitation of outreach programming requests. The person in this position adheres to all relevant ethical, legal, and professional standards. The Fellow must register as a Psychology Associate in the District of Columbia prior to beginning their fellowship. This is a one year temporary position.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
  • Full Time
  • Specialist B
  • Non-Exempt
Required Education and Experience
  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Clinical experience with adolescents and young adults; prior experience in university counseling context
  • Experience with diverse populations including international, minority, and disabled individuals
  • Sophisticated understanding of human development, cultural context, and psychodynamics
  • Experience in assessing and intervening with severe or potentially life-threatening psychological conditions
  • Experience providing interventions to promote healthy emotional growth as well as the amelioration of emotional problems
  • Experience with supervision of clinical trainees
  • Knowledge and familiarity with American University and its counseling functions
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful completion of a background check.
  • To ensure the health and safety of our community AU requires COVID-19 vaccinations for faculty and staff. Click here to learn more about our health and safety directive.
  • Click here to learn about American University's unique benefit options.
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American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.

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