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Position Title
Postdoctoral Fellow (1 position)

Northeastern Illinois University

Counseling Services

Salary Range
The stipend for the postdoctoral year is $30,000. Additionally, the postdoctoral fellow is provided the complete State of Illinois employee benefit package, which includes health, dental and life insurance, retirement programs and other features. Faculty-level library privileges and a university-based email account are provided; access to the University’s recreational facilities is also available.

Position Description
Northeastern Illinois University is searching for one postdoctoral fellow for the 2014-15 academic year. This is a 12-month appointment and begins early August of 2014.
The focus of the postdoctoral experience at NEIU’s Counseling Office involves the development of professional independence and interests while completing supervised hours to meet licensure requirements. This is accomplished by joining the clinical team with full involvement in office activities, including:

Providing clinical services (individual, couples and group therapy)
Supervising doctoral level trainees
Interviewing and selecting doctoral level trainees
Outreach and consultation to the university community
Participating in case conferences
Peer consultation
Psychiatric case-consultation

Minimum Qualifications
By the start date of the postdoctoral fellowship, the candidate must have a completed doctoral degree from an APA-accredited program in Counseling or Clinical Psychology.

Desired Qualifications
Previous experience in a college or university counseling center is desirable.

University Description
Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) is a comprehensive state university serving more than 11,000 commuter students, located on 67 acres in an attractive residential neighborhood on the northwest side of Chicago. It offers more than 70 undergraduate and graduate majors within 3 colleges.

NEIU serves a highly diverse student body and has been named as one of the most ethnically diverse universities in the Midwest by US News & World Report. NEIU is a federally-designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).

Region Description
Northeastern Illinois University is located in Chicago, and its student population reflects the rich diversity of the Chicago metropolitan area. The Chicago area offers many intellectual and cultural opportunities to complement those provided by our university campus setting.

Required Application Materials
To apply, please send the following materials: • Cover letter • Resume • Three Letters of Recommendation • Personal statement - In your personal statement, please address the following: What are your goals for the postdoctoral year, and how have these goals developed over the course of your professional training? Also, please describe your approach to your work and how it fits with who you are as a person and as a future psychologist.

Application Deadline
Applications will be reviewed starting March 1, 2014 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Starting Date
Early August 2014

Send Applications To:
Dr. Miki Koyama

Mailing Address
5500 N St Louis Ave
Chicago, IL 60625-4699

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