The American Psychological Association (APA) accredited George Mason University (GMU) Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program is seeking a Child Clinical/Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow in our training clinic, the GMU Center for Psychological Services. This is a 1-year full time position, with potential for renewal. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
About the Program:
George Mason University is the largest, most diverse public research university in Virginia. The Clinical Psychology Program is committed to training graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to meet the evolving roles of clinical psychologists in an evidence-based and antiracist framework. Detailed information about the program, including its mission statement, can be found at https://clinical.gmu.edu/. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented minority groups to apply.
The Postdoctoral Fellow will gain experience providing primary care behavioral health services half time at two of our partner pediatrician practices throughout the year. Primary care behavioral health services include providing short term, evidence based therapy services as well as ongoing support to pediatricians, nurses and other providers at the pediatric practice in the community. In addition, the Fellow will spend the other half of the week working at the GMU Center for Psychological Services providing evidence based testing and therapy services to children and adolescents (depending on preference). The Fellow will complete two comprehensive assessments per month, with a child focus, and see approximately 4 child therapy clients per week. This is a great opportunity to gain hours for licensure and hone both primary care and specialty care skills. Supervision will be provided by three supervisors, one for primary care behavioral health, one for testing at the Center and one for therapy at the Center. Other opportunities for gaining experience in supervision or specialty areas are optional.
Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical psychology from an APA-accredited program; completion of an APA-accredited predoctoral internship; and prior experience with both therapy and testing of children.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications June 30, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Because this position involves working with minors, university policy requires a criminal background check prior to employment. For full consideration, applicants must apply online at http://jobs.gmu.edu for position number F646Az; complete the faculty application; and upload a cover letter and a CV. In addition, three references should be provided with contact information and a note indicating permission to contact, either electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or via postal mail to Ms. Alison Senold, Department of Psychology, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, MS 2C6, Fairfax, VA 22030-4444.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Location: Fairfax, VA
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