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Postdoctoral Resident (2 positions)

Duquesne University

University Counseling Center

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Position Description
Duquesne University Counseling Center invites applications for two full-time, 12 month postdoctoral psychology resident positions starting August 4, 2013 (or as soon after that date as possible).

The University Counseling Center postdoctoral residency offers a training experience focused on clinical practice with college students in a private, Catholic university. Clinical duties mainly consist of individual and group psychotherapy. Residents are a part of the rotating on-call system to help provide after-hours crisis services. The residency may also offer opportunities for outreach and consultation, program development, and supervision of a predoctoral student. Residents will occasionally be required to provide programs and/or attend University functions outside of regular business hours.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D./Psy.D. from APA accredited Clinical or Counseling Psychology program. Completion of APA accredited predoctoral internship. All requirements for doctorate must be completed prior to start date.

Desired Qualifications
University Counseling Center experience strongly preferred. On-call crisis experience and group therapy experience desirable.

University Description
Duquesne University is a private, coeducational university, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania located on 48 secluded acres, on a bluff above downtown. Founded in 1878 as a Catholic college by the Order of the Holy Spirit, it is the only Spiritan institution of higher education in the world. The University Core Curriculum emphasizes students’ intellectual and ethical development through the liberal arts. Using the modes of inquiry particular to the humanities and the social and natural sciences, students expand their self-understanding and their knowledge of the world.

Region Description
Pittsburgh has recently been named one of the most liveable cities. Pittsburgh’s lively music scene runs from classical to rock. World class art collections shine in The Carnegie Museums, which include the Andy Warhol Museum and the Carnegie Science Center. Art and crafts join with music during the Three Rivers Arts Festival. Musicals and dramas are presented in new and renovated theaters in the Cultural District. Athletic events are a major attraction for locals. Pittsburgh has bike trails and parks, and the surrounding countryside offers kayaking, hiking, birdwatching, and other outdoor activities. See http://www.visitpittsburgh.com for more information.

Required Application Materials
The candidate should send an application which includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and graduate transcripts to: Thomas J. Smith, Ph.D., Assistant Director/Training Coordinator, Duquesne University Counseling Center, 308 Administration Bldg., Pittsburgh, PA 15282.

Application Deadline
January 17, 2014

Starting Date
August 04, 2014

Send Applications To:
Thomas J. Smith, Ph.D.

Mailing Address
Duquesne University Counseling Center, 308 Administration Building
Pittsburgh, PA 15282

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