The Department of Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) at California State University San Marcos is offering a one-year full-time post-doctoral fellowship designed for a doctoral graduate of an APA accredited clinical or counseling psychology program. This fellowship begins on July 31, 2019.
The Post-doctoral fellow will devote their time to providing short-term individual, couple/family, and group counseling to students presenting with developmental, personal and academic concerns. The fellow will also provide consultation to staff and faculty; participate in the development and presentation of psycho-educational workshops, guest lectures, special events and other educational and outreach activities for the campus community, SHCS staff and pre-doctoral interns. Administrative duties include record keeping and scheduling continuing appointments with clients. Additional duties include providing emergency coverage and crisis intervention.
The Post-doctoral fellow will participate in supervision activities weekly. Supervision activities include individual supervision (at least 10% of their worked hours or 4 hours per 40 hour week), co-facilitation with a licensed psychologist of weekly group supervision meetings, attendance and coordination of weekly seminars and attendance at all clinical staff meetings and weekly psychiatric case consultation meetings.
The Post-Doctoral fellow is responsible for the coordination and facilitation of the semi-monthly growth promoting the film didactic component of the internship training program. The Post-Doctoral fellow may also have the opportunity to sit on the Internship Training Committee, including taking part in the search and match of the following academic year intern cohort. This fellowship is designed to provide comprehensive training experiences targeted at assisting fellows in strengthening their diagnostic and clinical skills and integrating these skills and skills relevant to the profession into their professional identity.
- A terminal degree in an APA accredited PhD or PsyD program
- Experience conducting time-limited psychology, long-term therapy, crisis intervention and psychological assessment
- Experience providing cross-cultural counseling
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Demonstrated professionalism and ability to work collaboratively with others
- University/college counseling experience, with experience in providing outreach and consultation programs
- Experience with health psychology, substance abuse, eating disorders and/or sexual orientation
- Familiarity with electronic counseling scheduling and the Titanium documentation program/system
- Fluency in Spanish and knowledge of Latino culture
- Experience providing services to the Asian/Pacific Islander community
- Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated commitment to diversity and/or intercultural competence with diverse groups in relation to counseling
To apply, please submit the following to
- A completed
- Curriculum vita
- Three current references
- Letter of interest
- Documentation that minimum degree requirements have been met or will be met by July 31, 2019. This could include, but is not limited to, a signed verification from the doctoral institution (Dean, DCT, Registrar, or other Administrator).
Timeline: A review of applications will begin on January 14, 2019; however, the position will remain open until filled.
The University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.
CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit for more information.
California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.
This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. An offer of appointment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, including a criminal records check, and may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.