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Position Title
Postdoctoral Fellow (There are two positions available)

Mount St. Mary’s College

Counseling & Psychological Services

Salary Range
30,000 for 9.5 months with full benefits

Position Description
Counseling and Psychological Services at Mount St. Mary’s College has two Postdoctoral Fellow positions available for the 201-2015 academic year. The positions are 40 hours per week beginning August 18, 2014 and ending May 31, 2015 (accruing 1,500 hours). The client population includes undergraduate and graduate college students who are diverse in terms of ethnicity and socio-economic status, and also includes many first-generation college students. Responsibilities include: providing short-term therapy, crisis intervention, outreach and consultation. The Postdoctoral Fellow’s time is divided between the Chalon and Doheny campuses. Supervision is provided by two licensed psychologists and is commensurate with California licensing requirements; 2.5 hours of individual supervision, 1.5 hour of group supervision and 2 hours training seminar per week are provided. The fellowship has a salary of $30,000 for 9.5 months and includes health, dental, vacation plus seven university holidays, waived parking fee for on-site parking, free access to MSMC’s libraries, pools, and gyms, and a private office with phone, e-mail and internet. Please see our website for more information on the postdoctoral fellowship. http://www.msmc.la.edu/student-life/health-fitness/counseling-psychological-services/postdoctoral-fellowship.asp

Minimum Qualifications
Completed doctorate. Applicants should have prior experience with performing intakes and providing psychotherapy to adults or young adults, and an interest in outreach and consultation in the college setting.

Desired Qualifications
Applicants having prior experience working at a university counseling center and demonstrating maturity as well as openness to ongoing learning are preferred. Applicants from APA-accredited clinical or counseling psychology doctoral programs are preferred. Applicants must have completed all professional doctoral degree requirements from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, including an internship meeting CAPIC or APPIC standards. The doctoral degree must be completed before the beginning of the Postdoctoral Fellowship.

University Description
Mount St. Mary’s College is a private, Catholic College of approximately 2,200 students, the majority of whom are women. There are two beautiful campuses in Los Angeles. The Chalon campus is nestled in the hills above West Los Angeles and the historic Doheny campus is located near downtown Los Angeles.

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Required Application Materials
Applicants should include in one packet a letter of interest, vitae, official graduate school transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Two of the letters should come from clinical supervisors (one who is a current or recent clinical supervisor) and one letter from an academic source. Selected applicants will be contacted for an in-person or telephone interview. We may contact references for additional information. The top candidates will be made an offer. Once an offer is accepted, the remaining applicants will be notified.

Application Deadline
Position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning February 01, 2014

Starting Date
August 18, 2014

Send Applications To:
Kendra Nickerson, PhD

Mailing Address
Counseling and Psychological Services, 10 Chester Place
Los Angeles, CA 90007

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