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Iowa State University
Student Counseling Service
The Student Counseling Service at Iowa State University is pleased to offer a Postdoctoral Fellowship position for the 2012-2013 academic year. SCS is within the Division of Student Affairs. This is a 12-month full-time position with a start date of August 1st.
This position affords the Postdoctoral Fellow 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 Fellow will provide individual, couples, and group therapy from a brief therapy model, conduct intake evaluations, crisis assessment and intervention, and provide outreach programs and consultation to the campus community. There may also be opportunities for supervision of trainees from a doctoral program in counseling psychology and to pursue special interests such as eating disorders, trauma recovery or counseling center administration.
The Fellow will attend regularly scheduled team meetings for case disposition and peer supervision as well as weekly staff meetings. The Fellow will receive weekly individual supervision from a licensed psychologist in accordance with Iowa state licensure requirements for postdoctoral hours. Other interests and areas for training during the fellowship are negotiable with the SCS Associate Director.
Candidates must have completed a doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology and an APA-accredited doctoral internship.
Candidates should be knowledgeable of college student development, interested in working with a diverse university population, and experienced with crisis assessment and intervention. 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, and the successful completion of a background check.
Iowa State University is a Research I land-grant university, founded in 1868, with an enrollment of approximately 30,000 students. Iowa State is internationally known for excellence in agriculture, engineering, family and consumer sciences, science, and veterinary medicine. The student population is diverse with 11% ethnic minority students and 8% international students, with the SCS serving students in these groups at higher rates. The scenic campus was one of only 3 in the nation to be noted in the American Association of Landscape Architect’s centennial listing of Medallion Sites. For more information, visit us on-line at: http://www.iastate.edu.
The Student Counseling Service houses an APA-accredited Doctoral Internship Program, Practicum Program, Career Exploration Service, a Mind/Body Center, 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 http://www.public.iastate.edu/~stdtcouns/
Ames is located in central Iowa, just 35 minutes from Des Moines, IA, a metropolitan area with a population of approximately 570,000 people. Ames is a small city of approximately 50,000 residents. Ames is home to many cutural and entertainment events and boasts 35 woodland parks, more than 55 miles of bike and pedestrian trails, and 5 golf courses. For more information on Ames, see http://www.visitames.com/index.aspx.
Required Application Materials
Submit a letter of interest, vita, and contact information for three references.
The review of materials will begin June 1, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled.
August 1, 2012
Send Applications To:
Joyce Davidson, Ph.D.
2223 Student Services Bldg, 3rd floor; Student Counseling Service
Ames, IA 50011-2223
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