January 20, 2015

2-Year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Child/Adolescent Traumatic Stress Treatment & Research (New York City)

2-Year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Child/Adolescent Traumatic Stress Treatment & Research (New York City)

Application Deadline: Rolling applications
Start Date: July 2015 (negotiable)

The Center for Child Trauma and Resilience at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine (New York City) announces an opening for a full-time two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Adolescent Traumatic Stress. The overall goal of the fellowship is to provide advanced training in child traumatic stress treatment and research and implementation science.

The position involves a mix of clinical, research, and administrative activities. The fellow will obtain intensive training/supervision from doctoral-level staff in evidence-based assessments and interventions for child traumatic stress and provide group therapy to juvenile offenders onsite in community-based juvenile justice agencies. The fellow will also assist with a grant funded (SAMHSA/NIMH) project to implement EBP for traumatic stress in juvenile justice agencies via training and ongoing consultation. Research opportunities include conducting original research, analyzing existing datasets, preparing publications and presentations, and assisting with grant writing. Other potential opportunities include teaching didactic seminars and supervising research assistants and/or psychology externs. The fellowship is particularly designed to prepare individuals for careers in applied clinical research within an academic medical center setting.

Requirements:  Applicants must possess a doctorate in clinical psychology from an APA-accredited program and significant clinical experience with children/adolescents. Special interest or experience with traumatic stress and/or juvenile justice is preferred. Applicants with a commitment to low-income, traditionally underserved communities are preferred. Bilingual (Spanish & English) language skills are highly desirable. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Benefits include four weeks paid vacation, seven sick days, health care insurance, and stipend for conferences.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter detailing your interests in the position (1 page limit), CV, and at least 2 letters of recommendation via email to:

Annabelle Moore
Project Coordinator
The Center for Child Trauma and Resilience
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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