Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowships
Aurora, Colorado, USA
Children's Hospital Colorado
Children’s Hospital Colorado is pleased to announce funding for a post-doctoral psychology fellowship in our : Eating Disorders Unit (EDU), Child Development Unit (CDU), Pediatric Primary Care (Peds), and Autism Spectrum and Developmental Disabilities (NSC).
1) Eating Disorders (EDU) – focused on treatment and evaluation of children and adolescents diagnosed with eating disorders along a full spectrum of levels of care from medical stabilization, inpatient hospitalization, day treatment, intensive outpatient and outpatient services.
2) Child Development Unit (CDU) -– Outpatient multidisciplinary evaluation of autism, developmental disabilities and genetic disorders. The postdoctoral fellow works on the Child Development Unit with a team consisting of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Social Work, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech/Language and Psychology. The postdoctoral fellow also participates in a selected set of LEND training didactic opportunities and research relevant to developmental disabilities.
3) Pediatric Primary Care (Peds)– focused on mental health, behavioral, and developmental consultation services in an outpatient pediatric primary care clinic and on program evaluation, research, and education around integrated mental health services.
4) Autism Spectrum and Developmental Disabilities (NSC)– focused on evaluation and treatment of autism and developmental disabilities including stabilization, evaluation, inpatient hospitalization, and planning for the continuum of care.
All fellowships combine clinical and research opportunities and are designed as full-time 12-consecutive -month programs beginning in September 2013. Fellows will receive a salary of $38,000, subject to the withholding of taxes. As a full-time Children’s Hospital Colorado employee, fellows are eligible for benefits equivalent to a first year employee which include; medical, dental, vision, short term disability, and life insurance options. Fellows are eligible for a total of 21 days of paid time off for holiday (7 Children’s Hospital Colorado observed holidays), vacation, and sick days, and 5 professional leave days. Malpractice insurance is provided by Children’s Hospital Colorado.
Requirements for Admission
Applicants must have completed their training in an APA or CPA accredited PhD or PsyD program in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology, and an APA accredited internship. Candidates are expected to have sufficient training and experience in Child Clinical Psychology to be able to maximally benefit from the experiences offered. Applications will be accepted from doctoral candidates who expect to have completed all doctoral degree requirements by the fellowship start date, including completion of internship and successful dissertation defense. Positions are contingent upon official verification of completion of all doctoral degree requirements (e.g., diploma, transcript) through the graduate school conferring the degree prior to starting the fellowship. The training program is committed to the recruitment of culturally and ethnically diverse individuals. Bilingual Spanish speaking applicants, and all other qualified applicants, are encouraged to apply.
To apply, please submit the following in one complete packet: 1) a cover letter specifying previous clinical, research and professional experience relevant to the post doctoral program and expectations of personal and/or professional goals; 2) a current Curriculum Vitae; 3) three letters of recommendation. The recommender's signature must be signed over the back seal of the envelope. Interview dates for selected applicants are February 4, 2013, February 11, 2013, February 15, 2013, and February 22, 2013.
Applications deadline is December 31, 2012
Please address your application or other written communications to:
Christine Mann, Research and Training Program Assistant
Children’s Hospital Colorado
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, B130
13123 E. 16th Avenue, Aurora, CO 80045
For questions, please contact the following individuals
Sally E. Tarbell, PhD.
Chief of Pediatric Psychology
Jason Williams, PsyD. M.S.Ed.
For more information on our Training Program, please visit http://www.childrenscolorado.org/conditions/psych/medinternships.aspx to learn more.
When applying for this position, please mention you saw this ad in the APS Postdoc Exchange.