Postdoctoral Fellowships at Counseling and Psychological Services 2018-2019 (41 views)

CAPS is accepting applications for up to three general clinical track Postdoctoral Fellowship positions. Fellows receive advanced clinical training and supervision in brief therapy, group counseling, and crisis intervention in an active and diverse university counseling service.

Responsibilities of Fellows include:

  • intake assessment
  • brief assessment/crisis intervention
  • individual psychotherapy
  • co-leading psychotherapy groups
  • outreach to the campus community

The postdoctoral year is an opportunity for Fellows to continue to hone their clinical and professional skills, develop their professional identities, accumulate hours required for licensure, and transition from being students/trainees to functioning as independent professionals ready to assume the responsibilities of becoming licensed psychologists.

Basic Qualifications: At the time of application, the minimum requirement is the completion of all requirements for doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology from an APA/CPA accredited program, except dissertation (ABD status) and internship.

Additional Qualifications: All requirements for doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology from an APA/CPA accredited program must be met and verified by start date of appointment, including the successful completion of an APA/CPA accredited internship.

Preferred Qualifications: University counseling center internship, or at least 1 year experience working in a university counseling center.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

For primary consideration, applicants are encouraged to complete submissions by May 25, 2018.

The Fellowship begins on August 22, 2018, and ends on August 21, 2019. Fellows are full-time staff members and receive an annual stipend of $47,476 (paid monthly), vacation, sick leave, professional development time, and other university benefits. Per University of California policy, UCSB requires applicants to pass a background check as a condition of employment.

Please submit a completed application to UC Recruit:, which includes Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and 2 letters of recommendation (at least 1 from a current or recent clinical supervisor).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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