The Student Counseling Service at Iowa State University is pleased to offer a Post-Doctoral Fellowship (post-doc) position for the 2020-2021 academic year. SCS is within the Division of Student Affairs. This is a 12-month, 2000-hour, full-time position with a preferred start date of August 1, 2020.
This position affords the post-doc the opportunity to work in a dynamic university counseling center that serves a diverse undergraduate and graduate student body. Under the supervision of a licensed psychologist, the post-doc will provide individual, couples,and group therapy from a short-term therapy model, conduct intake evaluations, crisis assessment and intervention, and provide outreach programs and consultation to the campus community.There are also opportunities for supervision of trainees from a doctoral program in counseling psychology and to pursue concentration areas(for a semester or for the year).Potential concentration areas include the following: Diversity, Eating Disorders, Training & Supervision, Grief & Loss, Group Therapy, Sport Psychology, and Trauma Recovery.
The post-doc will attend regularly scheduled team meetings for case disposition and supervision as well as weekly staff meetings and trainings. The post-doc will receive a minimum of 1.5 hours of face-to-face weekly supervision from a licensed psychologist.Also, the post-doc will attend weekly training seminar that includes professional development topics, supervision of supervision, and trainings on various clinical issues. Other interests and areas for training during the post-doctoral fellowship are negotiable with the SCS Training Director.
The salary is $48,000 for the 12-month appointment. University benefits include health and dental insurance, 24 vacation and 18 sick days,and 6 days of professional leave. The post-doc will work alongside senior staff and will have their own furnished counseling office that is equipped with a computer, phone, and video recording system
All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university's verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures,official transcripts,and the successful completion of a background check.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must have completed the requirements for a doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology and an APA-accredited doctoral internship by the position start date.
Candidates should be knowledgeable of college student development, interested in working with a diverse university population, and experience with crisis assessment and intervention.Strong candidates will also have experience with intakes/triage, providing clinical supervision, and facilitated group therapy or workshops.
Department/Program & College Description:
The Student Counseling Service houses an APA-accredited Doctoral Internship Program, Practicum Program,and a thriving Group Therapy program. The internship program has been continuously accredited by APA since 1980, and the SCS is accredited by IACS.
For more information, visit https://www.counseling.iastate.edu/
Proposed Start Date:
August 1, 2020
Proposed End Date or Length of Term:
July 31, 2021
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
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Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.