Postdoctoral Fellow - Medica Rural Mental Health
- The University of Nebraska–Lincoln
- Lincoln, NE
- Position Type
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Four-Year Institution
Postdoctoral Fellow - Medica Rural Mental HealthDepartment:
Educational Psychology-1047Requisition Number:
F_230033Posting Open Date:
02/27/2023Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date):
03/30/2023Open Until Filled:
YesDescription of Work:
The Counseling and School Psychology Clinic (CSPC) invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship position starting Fall 2023. The CSPC is a training clinic within the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The CSPC offers an array of psychological services to support the mental health, behavioral health, and emotional health of children, adolescents, and adults. We strive to provide culturally responsive and evidence-based services in a safe and affirming space. Our therapeutic, assessment, outreach, and educational programs are delivered in a caring and compassionate manner that values the unique characteristics and lived experiences of individuals and their families. We are seeking a postdoctoral fellow who will be committed to providing care that advances health equity and accessibility for clients in rural communities.
The postdoctoral fellow’s work will be housed in the CSPC in Lincoln, Nebraska, as they will be engaged in all aspects of clinical outpatient services within the clinic. They will be primarily specializing in providing care to rural populations, including in-person and telehealth therapy and assessment services. The position will also include travel to surrounding rural communities, as there will be opportunities to provide supportive outreach services (e.g., workshops, trainings) to rural communities and schools. The postdoctoral fellow would also be providing supervision of graduate students in training, within the Counseling Psychology and School Psychology programs, to support their clinical growth and development. The postdoctoral fellow will receive valuable supervised clinical and supervision experience and accrue substantial hours towards licensure in our training clinic. Opportunities for involvement in teaching and/or research may also be available, depending on the interests of the postdoctoral fellow.
A typical week will include 20-24 hours of direct clinic service (i.e., outpatient therapy and assessment services), 4-6 hours of supervision of doctoral students in Counseling Psychology and School Psychology programs, 1 hour of individual supervision with the Clinic Director, and approximately 10 hours of Flex Time to be used for case management, outreach, research, and professional development opportunities. The postdoctoral fellow will have a dedicated office space.
For more information about our clinic, visit https://cehs.unl.edu/edpsych/clinic/. For information about the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, visit https://www.unl.edu/. For information about Lincoln, Nebraska, visit https://www.lincoln.ne.gov/City.
This is a full-time, full-benefits appointment. In addition, the University of Nebraska provides a generous fringe benefit package that includes major medical, disability and life insurance. Information on normal fringe benefits can be found at https://hr.unl.edu/benefits. If you have questions about these benefits or about your eligibility to participate, please contact the Benefits Office by phone at 402-472-2600 or in person in Room 401 of the Canfield Administration Building.
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- Applicants must demonstrate completion of an APA-approved pre-doctoral internship by the start date of the position.
- All applicants must be eligible to obtain a provisionally licensed psychologist license in the state of Nebraska by the start date of the position.
- Applicants must have a driver’s license and the ability to travel to community sites for any outreach and clinical activities that occur outside of the clinic.
- Experience working with rural populations and/or growing up or having lived in a rural community.
- Completion of professional doctoral degree requirements from an APA-accredited program in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) by the start date of the position.
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- Letter of application with a brief narrative addressing qualifications for the position.
- Curriculum vita.
- Contact information for three (3) professional references.
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Heather Hruskoci, Search Chair
Faculty Non-Tenure LeadingJob Type:
12 Month (Faculty Only)Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding?:
NoPlanned Hire Date:
As soon as possible
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