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Faculty Position Job Opportunities ______________________________________________________________________________
Instructor and Assistant Professor level positions Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Columbia
University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders
We have immediate openings for Instructor (newly
licensed) and Assistant Professor level clinical psychologists starting
in March 2016 through September 2016 at the Columbia University Clinic
for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CUCARD)
offices in NYC and Westchester. Primary responsibilities involve conducting diagnostic/intake
evaluations and individual, family and group psychotherapy utilizing
empirically supported treatments with children, adolescents, and adults
in an outpatient clinic setting. Preference will be given
to a psychologist with expert experience/high competency in all aspects
of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Behavioral observation, treatment
planning and consultation, intensive treatment protocols, and behavioral
programming are also conducted as needed.
Applicants must have a strong background in Cognitive Behavioral
Therapy (CBT) and experience evaluating children, adolescents or adults
(a bonus if experience is in using the Anxiety Disorders Interview
Schedules, ADIS) and treating patients across the anxiety
disorders spectrum and including school refusal behavior. The
psychologist will be expected to supervise trainees, as well as perform
other teaching duties as assigned. Candidates with demonstrated
productivity in developing clinical treatment programs,
publishing and/or obtaining research support are encouraged to apply.
As a clinical service in Columbia University’s Department of Psychiatry,
CUCARD is comprised of a highly energetic, vibrant and fun group of
clinical psychologists and psychiatrists who all have expertise in
treating the anxiety, mood and behavioral disorders. The clinic director
at Columbus Circle is Anne Marie Albano, PhD, ABPP,
and our director in Westchester is Anthony Puliafico, PhD. Openings are
available in both CUCARD locations. Participation in ABCT and APA's
Division 53 will be encouraged and benefits include a travel stipend.
Applicants for the CUCARD Manhattan office should send a cover letter,
vita, and three letters of reference to: Dr. Albano, CUCARD, 3 Columbus
Circle, Suite 1425, New York, NY 10019. Applicants for the CUCARD
Westchester office should send a cover letter,
vita, and three letters of reference to Dr. Puliafico via email at email@example.com.
Postdoctoral Fellowship Child Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program Massachusetts General Hospital
The Child Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program at Massachusetts General
Hospital, a Harvard Medical School-affiliated medical center, announces a
one-year postdoctoral fellowship in clinical child psychology beginning
September, 2016. Applicants should have completed a PhD in Clinical
Psychology and a pre-doctoral internship with a child specialization at
APA/CPA-accredited programs and should have a strong background in
cognitive behavioral assessment and treatment of children and
adolescents. This fellowship has both a clinical and research focus.
The fellow will provide direct clinical services to children and
adolescents with anxiety disorders through our Intensive CBT Program.
Our program also offers the fellow the opportunity to conduct CBT with
children, adolescents, and young adults participating in research
protocols. The fellow will also be expected to participate in ongoing
clinical research projects within our program with opportunities for
manuscript authorship, presentations, grant writing, and development of
independent research projects. Direct supervision by licensed clinical
psychologists will be provided.
To apply, please email a cover letter, CV, a representative publication,
and three letters of reference to Dina Hirshfeld-Becker, PhD at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the
position is filled. The Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal
Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and
About the MGH CHILD CBT Program
The Child Cognitive Behavioral Therapy program in the Department of
Psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital provides short-term,
problem-focused, empirically supported interventions to youth ages 3 to
24 years. In addition to providing clinical care, MGH Child CBT program
psychologists conduct collaborative research projects on CBT, child
mental health, and developmental psychopathology and provide ongoing
training and supervision to trainees and clinicians within and outside
Posted on 4/11/16 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
Postdoctoral Fellow Center for Anxiety
The Center for Anxiety invites applications for a one-year
clinical-child post-doctoral fellowship beginning September of 2016 at
our Brooklyn location. The Center for Anxiety is a clinical-research
facility, dedicated to furthering culturally-sensitive, evidence-based
treatments for anxiety and affective symptoms. We provide comprehensive
treatment for children, adolescents and adults using individual, group,
and intensive approaches, and our Brooklyn office is equipped with
facilities for Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). We also have a
robust and fully funded on-site research program that evaluates patient
responses in real-time, providing our clinical team with key information
about patients' symptoms and progress. Further, we specialize in
providing spiritually- and religiously-sensitive treatment. We have a
collaborative and collegial environment and offer outstanding
opportunities to receive comprehensive training and supervision in CBT
for adults and children. Please see our website for more information
about our program (www.centerforanxiety.org).
responsibilities for this post-doctoral fellowship will include
conducting clinical intakes for new patients, and providing
evidence-based psychotherapies (Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy,
Exposure/Reponse Prevention, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy) to
children and adolescents for anxiety and related symptoms. Clinicians
will also observe children in school, home, and other settings.
Clinicians with an interest in contributing to program-based research
are particularly encouraged to apply, and familiarity with psychological
testing is also a plus.
Fellows receive several hours of
individual and group supervision per week coupled with participation in a
weekly case consultation meetings, and didactic seminars on CBT for
adults and children.
Minimum qualifications of applicants
must include all of the following (prior to the start of the
fellowship): (1) doctoral degree in clinical psychology; (2) strong
diagnostic skills including experience with assessment of Axis I
disorders using structured diagnostic interviews; and (3) experience
with providing evidence based treatments to children and adolescents.
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae
and 1-2 letters of recommendation to the attention of Regine Galanti,
Ph.D., via email to email@example.com. Salary is competitive and benefits package is available. For more information about the Center for Anxiety please visit www.centerforanxiety.org
Posted on 3/06/16 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Houston Sleep and Anxiety Center of Houston (SACH)
The Sleep and Anxiety Center of Houston (SACH) at the University of
Houston has an opening for a FT postdoctoral research fellow to assist
with various federally-funded research projects. Research at SACH
focuses broadly on the connections between sleep-wake patterns and
daytime emotion regulation and affective disorders in both children and
adults. Current studies are funded by the National Institutes of Health
(NIH), the Department of Defense (DoD), and the National Aeronautics and
Space Administration (NASA). More information about these projects can
be found at www.uh.edu/SACH.
The post doc will gain experience and training in manuscript and grant
writing, project management, data analysis, and assessment of sleep.
Clinical supervision will be provided by a licensed clinical
psychologist. The successful candidate will have exceptional
organizational, communication (written and oral), and data
management/analytic skills. A background in conducting sleep research
and/or behavioral sleep interventions is ideal but not necessary for
consideration. Applicants must have completed an APA accredited Ph.D.
program in clinical psychology or related field (e.g., developmental or
school psychology). The salary and benefits package is highly
competitive. Application materials, including a letter of research
interests and goals, CV, research writing sample, and three letters of
reference should be sent directly to the SACH Director, Dr. Candice
Alfano at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Houston is the most racially/ethnically diverse U.S. city and the
University of Houston (UH) is the second most diverse university in the
nation. It is designated as a Tier One research university by the
Carnegie Foundation. UH is located in close proximity to the Texas
Medical Center (TMC) and the NASA Johnson Space Center offering
extensive opportunity for research collaboration. The University of
Houston is an equal opportunity employer.
Posted on 2/22/16 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
Research Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Child & Adolescent
Psychology OCD/Anxiety/Tourette and Related Disorders University of
South Florida Department of Pediatrics
USF Rothman Center invites applications for a research-oriented
post-doctoral fellowship position in anxiety/OCD/Tourette and related
disorders (including trichotillomania, skin picking, hoarding, selective
mutism, body dysmorphic disorder). Successful candidates will be
involved in a variety of funded research projects – primarily focused on
anxiety and OCD among youth. The position will provide postdoctoral
clinical hours and supervision necessary for licensure within an
academic specialty clinic. This position is ideal for individuals
pursuing academic/tenure-track positions, independent grant funding, and
carriers in funded research. Supervision of graduate students and
lecturing opportunities if desired. Candidates would be expected to
manage current studies, work with existing projects and data (in all
aspects of the publication process) and ideally pursue
mentored/independent funding opportunities. The University of South
Florida’s Rothman Center http://health.usf.edu/medicine/pediatrics/rothman/index.htm is a multidisciplinary program with studies funded by NIH, CDC, AHRQ, and several foundation sources.
should have completed their Ph.D. degree in clinical psychology
(inclusive of internship) by the start of employment. Search remains
open until positions are filled. Located in sunny St. Petersburg, FL, a
community offering a relaxed, low-cost but high-quality lifestyle.
Private office, competitive salary and fringe benefits. Anticipated
start: Summer 2016 (ideally July). Appointment is for 1 year but most
fellows remain for 2 years.
apply, send a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and three letters
of recommendation to both: Adam B. Lewin, Ph.D., ABPP and Eric. A.
Storch, Ph.D., OCD and Related Disorders Program, University of South
Florida Pediatrics – Rothman Center for Neuropsychiatry, 880 6th St. South Suite 460, Child Development and Rehabilitation Center at All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 or email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be reviewed as soon as complete – offers will be
announced pending identification of an appropriate candidate Posted on 12/04/15; reposted on 3/30/16 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
Postdoctoral Fellowship Pediatric Anxiety Research Center (PARC) Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
The Pediatric Anxiety
Research Center at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
is seeking 1-full-time clinical psychology postdoctoral fellow to work
in our clinical
and research programs. Approximately 60% of the fellow’s time will be
devoted to providing clinical care and 40% of the fellow’s time will be
spent on research and didactics. Clinical work will be provided across
levels of care ranging from full-day partial
intensive treatment to outpatient care. Research time will be divided
between a project within the broad area of clinical outcomes and
evaluation of treatment effectiveness and assisting with federally
funded research currently being conducted at PARC. Fellows
participate in required and optional didactics through the
APA-Accredited postdoctoral fellowship track of the Clinical Psychology
Training Consortium at Brown Medical School. Check out the Fellowship description on the Brown Medical School Clinical Psychology Training Consortium website at:
To learn more about PARC and our clinical and research offerings, visit
www.anxiouskids.org. All postdoctoral
fellowships applicants who are psychologists must hold a doctoral degree
from an APA-accredited program or the equivalent at the time the
fellowship begins. Expertise
in pediatric anxiety disorders and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder as
well as experience using Cognitive Behavioral Treatment is preferred.
Postdoctoral Fellow Position Westchester Anxiety Treatment
Westchester Anxiety Treatment is pleased to announce an opening for
a one to two year postdoctoral fellowship beginning August of 2016.
Westchester Anxiety Treatment uses state of the art evidenced based practices for the assessment and treatment of anxiety, mood, and disruptive behavioral disorders in White Plains, NY. We specialize in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Group cognitive behavioral therapy for social anxiety disorder, parent- child interaction therapy (PCIT), and mindfulness based techniques. We work with children, adolescents,
and adults and offer individual, group, and family therapy, as well as
parent training. In addition, we conduct workshops on anxiety in
schools for teachers and parents.
We are looking to hire a postdoctoral fellow who has experience conducting
cognitive behavioral therapy and would like further specialized training in this area.
The applicant should come from an APA accredited PHD/PSYD graduate
program in clinical psychology and APA approved internship in clinical
psychology. Applicants should submit their CV and three reference letters
to Dr Robin, 34 South Broadway, Suite 104, White Plains, NY 10601, or email@example.com. Posted on 11/19/15 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
Postdoctoral Fellow Position University of Connecticut Health Center
are being accepted for a clinical-research post‑doctoral position in
childhood anxiety/depression. Applicants must have a doctorate in a
relevant area of study, excellent oral and written communication skills,
experience in conducting clinical research and
data analysis, experience in school/community settings, and training in
cognitive-behavior therapy preferred. The applicant should have the
organizational skills necessary to manage the daily operations of a
large-scale randomized controlled trial implemented
in numerous schools/clinics. The fellow will be involved in all aspects
of the study including (but not limited to): recruitment, outreach,
training, supervision of study staff, and data management and analysis,
manuscript preparation, and publications. Opportunities
for grant writing and transition to faculty are possible. Start date is
flexible. Interested applicants should send an email with their
curriculum vitae, up to three published research papers, a brief
statement of research interests and goals, and three letters
of recommendations to Golda S. Ginsburg, Ph.D. at the University of
Connecticut Health Center Department of Psychiatry:
Posted on 7/15/15 and 11/19/15 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
Postdoctoral Fellow Position The Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CUCARD) - Westchester 155 White Plains Road, Tarrytown, NY
Westchester is an outpatient treatment clinic in the Child and
Adolescent Division of Columbia University’s Psychiatry Department and
is located in Westchester,
NY. CUCARD Westchester specializes in the diagnostic assessment and
evidence-based treatment of anxiety, OCD and related disorders in
children, adolescents and young adults, with focus on accelerated
treatment programs for youth exhibiting marked impairment
in their functioning at home or school. We are recruiting a clinical
postdoctoral fellow to begin in the summer of 2016. The postdoctoral
fellowship at CUCARD Westchester provides specialized training in the
assessment and cognitive-behavioral treatment for
anxiety disorders and OCD. The postdoctoral fellow will conduct
diagnostic assessments and cognitive-behavioral treatment in individual
and group formats, and will gain experience providing accelerated
treatment up to five times weekly. Postdoctoral fellows
will receive weekly supervision and will attend didactic seminars both
at CUCARD Westchester and within the Division of Child and Adolescent
Psychiatry. There will also be opportunities for teaching and
professional presentations. Applicants must hold a Ph.D.
or Psy.D. degree from an APA-accredited institution. Applicants should
have experience providing cognitive-behavioral treatment for anxiety
disorders, and particularly exposure-based interventions, as well as
considerable experience in the assessment and treatment
of children and adolescents.
To apply, please send a cover letter, CV and three letters of recommendation to Anthony Puliafico, PhD at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Please contact CUCARD Weschester at 914-631-4618 if you have questions.
Other Training and Job Opportunities _______________________________________________________________________________
Licensed or License-Eligible Clinician Center for Anxiety
The Center for Anxiety is seeking a part-time (fee-for-service)
licensed or license eligible clinician (Ph.D., Psy.D.) beginning
immediately in our Brooklyn location. The successful candidate will
have the option to commence contracted employment (50-100% effort) upon
successful completion of a trial period and position availability.
Duties will include conducting clinical intakes for new patients,
providing evidence-based psychotherapy (CBT, DBT, or ACT) to adults and adolescents.
Qualifications of applicants must include all of the following: (1)
licensure or license eligible in in the state of New York; (2) Previous
training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; (3) Strong diagnostics skills
including experience with assessment of Axis I disorders using
structured diagnostic interviews; and (4) Commitment to providing
evidence-based, culturally-sensitive treatments to adults and
adolescents. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest,
Curriculum Vitae and 1-2 letters of recommendation to Regine Galanti,
Ph.D. via email to email@example.com. For more information about the Center for Anxiety, please visit www.centerforanxiety.org.
Posted on 4/6/16 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
Staff Psychologist Position Massachusetts General Hospital
The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry seeks an
entry-level psychologists for a full-time position in the Child
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy program, to begin in the fall of 2016,
pending credentialing and insurance empanelment. Our program serves
children and adolescents with emotional difficulties (primarily anxiety
and mood disorders) in the age range of 3-24 years. The position is
primarily clinical in focus with opportunity for development of research
and training pursuits, and will include a junior faculty appointment at
Harvard Medical School.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in clinical or counseling psychology from
an APA/CPA accredited program; must have completed a child internship;
and should have expertise evaluating and treating children and
adolescents in cognitive-behavioral therapy. Applicants should be
licensed (or license eligible) in Massachusetts.
Please email a cover letter, CV, and names and contacts for three references to Dina Hirshfeld-Becker, PhD at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
encourages applications from women and under-represented minorities