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high 50s; excellent benefits
The Staff Clinician position is 12-month full-time (35 hrs/wk). The Staff Clinician promotes the academic, social, and emotional well-being of students by providing assessment, time-limited individual counseling/psychotherapy, group therapy, crisis intervention, outreach, consultation, referrals for American University students, and participation in rotation of after-hours emergency coverage. The Staff Clinician will also provide training and supervision using a psychodynamic orientation for clinical trainees in a graduate level psychology program (including an APA-accredited internship); and participate in activities throughout the university. The person in this position adheres to all relevant ethical, legal, and professional standards.
Doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology required; Clinical license or license-eligibility as a Psychologist in the District of Columbia.
Strong preference given to candidates 3+ years post-license with experience in a college/university counseling center; clinical supervision of trainees; understanding of human development and the promotion of healthy growth; strong professional interest and experience working with a diverse student population including students of color, international students, students with disabilities, and menís issues; experience in assessing and intervening with severe or potentially life-threatening psychological conditions; sophisticated understanding of psychodynamic theory and experience providing clinical supervision using a psychodynamic orientation; and experience providing outreach programming.
American University, a highly selective private university located in a residential neighborhood of northwest Washington, DC, has an enrollment of over 13,000 students, approximately half of whom are undergraduate and half are graduate students, including a law school; residence halls accommodate approximately 5,000 students on campus. American University has a diverse student body with students from all 50 states and more than 140 nations.
Required Application Materials
Letter of interest that includes a description of theoretical orientation, CV, and the names of 3 references.
Open until filled. Review of applications will begin by February 1, 2013.
Send Applications To:
Washington, DC 20016
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