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Post Doctoral Fellowship

Princeton University

Counseling and Psychological Services

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Position Description
Princeton University offers a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical/counseling psychology at Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS), which is part of University Health Services. CPS is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services. This is a supervised 12 month term position starting on September 1, 2013. CPS places a high value on creatively serving a dynamic, diverse student population in a challenging academic environment. The fellowship provides supervised intensive clinical experience, an on-going training seminar, and weekly clinical case conferences. Post doctoral fellows provide time-sensitive individual, group, and couples psychotherapy; crisis intervention; psychological evaluations and inpatient management. Fellows participate as members of the alcohol and other drug, eating concerns and dialectical and behavior therapy (DBT) - informed treatment teams, and will be involved in psycho-educational outreach and liaison activities. Successful candidates must be able to work comfortably both individually and as team members, to provide effective services.

Minimum Qualifications
Required: Completion of a clinical internship, preferably American Psychological Association (APA) - accredited experience that included treating severely troubled patients, and completion of all doctoral requirements from an APA-accredited program in clinical or counseling psychology.

Desired Qualifications
Preferred: Prior experience working in a university mental health service; experience treating patients with substance abuse problems, eating disorders, and/or trauma history; experience leading groups.

University Description
University Health Services (UHS) at Princeton University is a fully accredited (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, or “AAAHC”) health care facility that provides comprehensive health services to more than 7,500 Princeton undergraduate and graduate students, and specialized services to Princeton University faculty, staff, and employees.
UHS’s mission is to enhance learning and student success by advancing the health and well-being of our diverse University community. This mission is pursued and supports the University’s purpose by using current knowledge of health and human development to guide responsive, high quality clinical, prevention, and consultation services.
In 1910, Princeton established itself as the first college or university in the United States to identify the subspecialty of college mental health and create a distinct mental health service. In 1925, with the opening of the Isabella McCosh Infirmary, now called the McCosh Health Center, Princeton became the first institution of higher education to situate its overnight Infirmary alongside all other medical and health-related services for students. This integrated design has been a hallmark of Princeton’s student health program—a brick and mortar embodiment of holistic, integrative care. The stage was thus set long ago for Princeton’s health service to champion care for the “whole person.” At present, the McCosh Health Center, along with its satellite health program (Athletic Medicine) housed in Caldwell Field House and Dillon Gymnasium, comprise the University Health Services (UHS).

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and in keeping with our commitment, encourages women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and disabled veterans to apply.

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Required Application Materials
Please apply on-line at hppt://jobs.princeton.edu and send a brief letter of interest and three letters of recommendation to: David B. Campbell, Ph.D., CGP, Interim Director, Counseling and Psychological Services, McCosh Health Center, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544

Application Deadline
For full consideration, applications must be received by January 25, 2013.

Starting Date

Send Applications To:
David B. Campbell, Ph.D., CGP, Interim Director, Counseling and Psychological Services

Mailing Address
McCosh Health Center, Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544

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