Postdoctoral Scholar (Immokalee Health Education Site - Medicine)

Job description

Job ID: 43493

Regular/Temporary: Temporary


The Florida State University (FSU) Center for Child Stress & Health serves as an integrated primary care resource center for patients, families, and healthcare providers of children exposed to toxic stress, especially children living in rural, minority, and underserved communities. The Center was recently selected to become a National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative (NCTSI) Category II, Treatment and Service Adaptation Center. The Center will serve as a national resource on effective treatment and service approaches for child trauma experienced by children - specifically those from migrant farm-working families.

Clinical supervision is available for applicants who are interested in pursuing licensure as a psychologist in the state of Florida. Clinical services are provided at the Pediatrics Clinic of the Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida (HCN) - a teaching site for the FSUCOM. The HCN includes the Immokalee Health Education Site and is a designated Federally Qualified Health Center that serves as a training site for medical students, psychology postdoctoral fellows and other health trainees. The Fellows choosing licensure supervision will provide clinical services within the context of a multidisciplinary healthcare team.


The Florida State University College of Medicine (FSUCOM) Immokalee Health Education Site is accepting applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the FSU Center for Child Stress & Health.

The Fellow will assist with the development of programs on assessment and treatment for adverse childhood experiences and other types of trauma and stress in primary care settings. Research work will emphasize the use of Information Technology to create innovative behavior interventions and screening measures. The Fellow will work closely with faculty advisors in coordinating and overseeing all aspects of the study including data collection and dissemination of findings.


PhD in Clinical Psychology or related field (i.e., School Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Family & Child Sciences, etc.). Candidates will be committed to serving an underserved population consistent with the mission of the Florida State University College of Medicine to train providers for underserved populations.


Fluency in Spanish is preferred.

Other Information

This position is located in Immokalee, Florida. Immokalee is located in beautiful Southwest Florida. The patient population is made up primarily of Latino migrant farm workers, but also includes Haitian, African American and a rural Caucasian population. Immokalee is situated approximately 30 minutes from Naples and Fort Myers, an area known for its beaches and cultural activities.

Contact Info

Please submit any inquiries to:
Javier I. Rosado, PhD
Director of Clinical Training
(239) 658-3056 or [email protected]

Anticipated Salary Range

Stipend of $47,658.60, plus a generous benefits package.

Pay Plan

This is an OPS/temporary Job.

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This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

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Posted: 5/9/2018
Application Due: 6/30/2018
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