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Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Job Description

Job Title:

Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Job Summary:

Reporting directly to the Senior Director and Training Director of CAPS, the Post Doctoral Fellow provides brief, time-limited psychotherapy related to issues of personal, academic, and social adjustment to a culturally diverse student population while under the supervision of licensed psychologists. The Post Doctoral Fellow is also responsible for crisis intervention, consultation, referral, outreach, and scheduled 24 hour emergency consultation.

Full Job Description:


As part of the larger staff in Student Life, the Post-Doctoral Fellow collaborates and cooperates across divisions and departments to create a supportive University community which encourages student learning and development in the Jesuit Catholic tradition and commits to:

  • Promoting a common good that includes the needs of all students
  • Engaging differences in a manner that allows students to learn from the diversity of perspectives, experiences and traditions that exist within the University community
  • Providing experiences that challenge students to develop spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, physically, socially, culturally, and morally in order to prepare them to contribute to the University community
  • Drawing out the leadership qualities inherent in every individual, and to providing opportunities for students to apply knowledge and skills
  • Creating an environment that supports a socially responsible way of being together in a community
  • Recognizing and celebrating the achievements and contributions of all students


  • Brief time-limited individual psychotherapy and counseling, approximately 20-22 client hours per week
  • Crisis intervention
  • Designing and implementation of outreach programs and facilitation of support groups
  • Supervision and training of practicum trainee
  • Evening/Weekend on-call duty, approximately 4 weeks
  • Consultation to University community (students/faculty/staff/family)
  • University committee involvement
  • Represent center at campus functions
  • CAPS administrative and training program duties as assigned
  • Participation in seminars and/other training program activities
  • Participation in weekly Case Conference meeting
  • Participation 4.5 hours/week of direct supervision with primary and/or delegated supervisor(s)
  • Participation in weekly staff meeting
  • Other tasks as assigned


Must have an interest in working within the context of a diverse, Jesuit Catholic university located in an urban, multicultural area; completion of doctorate degree in clinical or counseling psychology from a graduate program accredited by the American Psychological Association (by the start date of the fellowship); able to begin accumulating supervised postdoctoral hours toward licensure; completion of Doctoral level psychology internship(s).


Preference will be given to those candidates who have completed an APA accredited internship and have clinical experience in college mental health, crisis intervention, brief therapy, outreach, and working with diverse student populations.


Cover letter (Please include a statement of interest, training goals for the fellowship year, how this fellowship will help you achieve your goals, areas of growth, and future professional plans.); current curriculum vitae; transcripts of graduate work; three references (at least 2 from clinical supervisors); statement from Dissertation Chairperson indicating status and or anticipated date of defense/completion.


Full time

Pay Rate:


Salary Range :

$40,000 annual

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