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Post-doctoral fellow

Villanova University

University Counseling Center

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Position Description
Villanova University Counseling Center has an opening for a full time Post-Doctoral Fellow. The position is for 12 months, from August 26, 2013 through August 22, 2014. The Counseling Center staff consists of eight doctoral level psychologists, consulting psychiatrists and a nutritionist. The staff is broadly psychodynamic in orientation. The Center offers a wide range of services, including brief counseling and psychotherapy, educational outreach, consultations and groups. Our clients include undergraduates, graduate and law students, faculty, and staff. The fellow participates in all functions of the Counseling Center, including receiving 2 hours of supervision weekly and attending weekly meetings including case conference, crisis discussion, professional discussion, and psychiatric case reviews.

Minimum Qualifications
A completed doctoral degree from a recognized program in clinical or counseling psychology by the start date is required.

Desired Qualifications
A practicum or internship in a college counseling center setting is strongly preferred, as is a career interest in insight-oriented psychotherapy.

University Description
Villanova University is a private, Roman Catholic, Augustinian University, with an emphasis on academic excellence, service, and a caring community environment. There are 6,300 undergraduates in 4 undergraduate colleges, with more than ninety percent of our first-year students ranked in the top 30 percent of their high school classes. Graduate programs include a Law School, a few doctoral programs, and masters programs in Business, Nursing, Engineering and Liberal Arts. We have 571 full time faculty members.

Region Description
Villanova, PA is a beautiful, safe suburb on Philadelphia’s "Main Line." Access to Center City Philadelphia is 25 minutes by car or by commuter railroad, which runs through campus. The picturesque 254-acre campus features more than 60 buildings, including a library with over 800,000 volumes, an 11,800 seat stadium, state of the art academic facilities, and 26 residence halls.
Villanova is close to many other colleges, including Bryn Mawr, Haverford, Swarthmore, University of Pennsylvania, and Temple University.

Required Application Materials
Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining career goals and experience, vita, and 3 letters of reference, at least one of which is from a clinical supervisor.

Application Deadline
The search process begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Starting Date
August 26, 2013

Send Applications To:
Dr. Norman W. Pitt, Training Director

Mailing Address
Counseling Center, 206 Health Services Building, Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

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