The Postdoctoral Fellow will mainly provide outpatient clinical services to predominantly adult populations within an academic health institution and its affiliated clinical sites. Psychological interventions will include diagnostic interviewing, individual and group therapy, couples and family therapy, psychological consultation, crisis intervention, and psychological testing and assessment. The postdoctoral fellow will also participate in outreach and educational programs throughout the campus and community; as well as engage in teaching, research, training, and supervision of psychology and medical trainees as needed. In order to satisfy requirements for licensure within the State of Texas, the Postdoctoral Fellow will be provided with ongoing clinical supervision by a licensed psychologist; will have a variety of opportunities for professional development, including didactics, journal clubs, grand rounds, workshops, and conferences; and be provided with protected time to prepare for licensing examinations. Based on the Fellow’s interest, clinical performance, and professionalism at the end of the first year; they may qualify to apply for a second year of fellowship.
Applicants will have recently completed all requirements for their doctoral degree (PhD or PsyD) in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited program. The Fellow’s doctoral degree must be obtained prior to their date of hire. ABD’s will not be considered.
Position Specific Qualifications
Applicant must have experience in providing psychological interventions within an academic medical setting. Fellow must have a reliable means of transportation in order to travel between clinic sites when necessary.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Preference will be given to applicants with APA-accredited pre-doctoral internships; however, applicants meeting APPIC internship standards will be considered. Knowledge and experience in an academic health sciences setting is preferred. Those with experience in providing culturally sensitive treatments specific to Spanish-speaking Latino populations are strongly encouraged to apply.
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.