November 23, 2015

Four Open Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowships at Jackson, MS VAMC


We have four open positions within our established Postdoctoral Fellowship program, which is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association’s Commission on Accreditation through 2019. Open fellowship positions are in the emphasis areas listed below. Applicants may apply to more than one emphasis area.

Addictive Disorders
Geriatric Mental Health
HIV/Liver Disease (with a minor emphasis in substance use disorders)
Psychosocial Rehabilitation

Please see our psychology training website for more details:

Application Deadline:

January 4, 2016

Start Date:
Flexible, but typically in late August or early September

Stipend and Benefits:
Full-time salary ($42,239 per annum)
13 paid vacation days
13 paid sick leave days
10 paid federal holidays
Health insurance
Additional authorized absences may be approved of educational opportunities

U.S. citizen
Completed an APA-accredited clinical or counseling psychology graduate program
Completed an APA-accredited psychology internship
Completed dissertation by start of fellowship

Application Process:
Submit the following application materials via e-mail to Dr. Andrew Voluse at
Cover letter (explicitly indicating which emphasis area[s] are under consideration)
Curriculum vitae
3 Letters of recommendation (one of which should be from an internship supervisor)
Official transcripts of graduate work
2 Scholarly or clincial work samples (e.g., peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, de-identified assessment reports, published case reports)

Local Information:
Jackson (the “City with Soul”) is the capital of Mississippi and is the educational, research, and cultural center of the state. The metro area houses over 12 colleges and universities, including the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Average high temperatures range from 90° in summer to 58° in winter, allowing for year-round outdoor recreational activities. New Orleans, LA and Memphis, TN are both less than a 3-hour drive away and the beaches of the Gulf Coast are 2½ hours away. Mississippi is world famous as the birthplace of Blues music and for spectacular Southern cooking. You can find more information at: Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau, City of Jackson, and Wikipedia.

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