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Position Title
Post-doctoral Fellow

Lehigh University

University Counseling and Psychological Services

Salary Range
Up to $31,200 + benefits

Position Description
University Counseling and Psychological Services (UCPS) at Lehigh University is seeking to fill a full-time, 12-month post-doctoral residency position. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2014 and will extend through July 31, 2015 (although may be negotiable). The intent of this residency experience is to provide an entry level professional the type of supervised experience necessary for licensure as a psychologist. In addition, the post-doctoral residency is designed to provide generalist training; research and program evaluation opportunities; specialized experience in alcohol and other drug (AOD) assessment, prevention, and intervention services; outreach specialization; and/or risk assessment and risk management experience.

The primary focus of UCPS services is to provide culturally sensitive and empirically supported mental health services to the undergraduate and graduate community. These services include group psychotherapy, short-term individual psychotherapy, and walk-in and on-call crisis intervention. In addition, the center serves several other roles on campus, including the provision of Alcohol, Substance use, and Addictions Services. UCPS has a long history of providing pre-doctoral and post-doctoral training, including an established APPIC pre-doctoral internship program. The UCPS staff consists of five full-time senior staff members, two pre-doctoral interns, two post-doctoral fellows, two graduate assistants, two graduate practicum trainees, a consulting psychiatrist, and two full-time support staff members.

Primary Responsibilities:
Provide direct clinical services including group and individual psychotherapy, assessment, and crisis intervention.
Provide consultation and outreach services to students, faculty, and staff.
Participate in all aspects of AOD services.
Assist with research and program evaluation efforts.
Assist with crisis management and on-call services.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants are required to have completed their pre-doctoral internship prior to the start date, and are expected to have been granted their doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology.

Desired Qualifications
Preference will be given to applicants with prior experience working in college counseling centers, and with interest and experience conducting group psychotherapy; providing outreach or specialty services in an area of interest; and/or in research or program evaluation.

University Description
Lehigh University is a private, co-educational university located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1865 by Asa Packer as a four-year technical school, but has grown to include studies in a wide variety of disciplines. As of 2013, the university was comprised of 4,904 undergraduate students, 2,165 graduate students, 681 professors, and a staff of 1,255.

Region Description
The city of Bethlehem is a part of the picturesque Lehigh Valley. It is ideally located 75 miles from New York and 50 miles from Philadelphia, as well as having proximity to major East Coast cities, including Boston and Washington, D.C..

Required Application Materials
Cover Letter Curriculum Vitae Three letters of recommendation/names of references ***Send via email***

Application Deadline
Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. ***Send application via email***

Starting Date
August 1, 2014 (possibly negotiable)

Send Applications To:
Sara Afflerbach (Administrative Assistant)

Mailing Address
36 University Dr.
Bethlehem, PA 18015

Phone Number
610 758 3880

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