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Generalist Postdoctoral Scholar (with the Opportunity to Emphasize) - Counseling Services

Company: University of Nevada, Reno
Location: Reno
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or . For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778. Job DescriptionThe University of Nevada, Reno Counseling Services is recruiting for a full-time, 12-month Generalist Postdoctoral Fellowship. This Postdoctoral Fellowship is for a generalist clinician, however, we currently have the following areas of focus available for applicants with experience and interest: multicultural-focused programming, psychological assessment, sport psychology, trauma work, and group therapy. Other areas of focus may also be considered dependent on interest and available supervision.Under supervision, the Postdoctoral Fellow will provide a full range of psychological counseling, including individual and group therapy, initial consultations, urgent care, crisis intervention, and outreach and consultation services to university students.This position will receive a comprehensive training experience in University Counseling Services. The majority of this work is accomplished via one-to-one interpersonal relationships with students, but may also be extended to faculty, campus organizations, and other professional members of the community. Post-docs at UNR CS receive a minimum of 90 minutes of individual supervision per week, participate in post-doc group/cohort supervision, and have access to didactic training seminars.The preferred start date for this position is August 1, 2023, although a flexible start date may be considered if necessary.Required Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree from an APA-accredited institution in clinical or counseling psychology conferred prior to the start of the postdoctoral fellowship. The candidate must have completed a doctoral internship, in which they received supervision for counseling and psychotherapy activities. The doctoral internship must be completed by the anticipated start date of the position.
  • The doctoral degree must have been completed within the five years immediately preceding the first date of appointment as a postdoctoral fellow at the University.
  • The individual cannot have held previous positions in the professional ranks.Preferred Qualifications Completion of a doctoral internship at an APA-accredited site.Prior experience conducting clinical work at a university counseling center.Experience providing counseling servicesto underserved populations and passion/interest in serving members from diverse groups.CompensationPostdoctoral Scholar:$54,840 a year for a full-time, 12-month position.Total CompensationThe total compensation package includes a competitive salary, a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with many other benefits. For more information, please visit: Faculty Dual Career Assistance ProgramThe University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples' professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Department InformationThe University of Nevada Counseling Services is a growing university counseling center that provides individual and group psychotherapy, crisis intervention, psychological assessment, outreach including educational workshops and presentations, consultation, and referrals to community health care providers. These services are undertaken in accordance with the following mission -UNR Counseling Services provides personalized culturally-responsive mental health services, training, and outreach to the University community. By doing so, we promote an inclusive learning environment supportive of mental health, diversity and social justice, as well as student personal growth and academic success. We invite you to take a moment to see a short video about our center Also, please check out our website: And you may find out more about UNR and the Reno-Tahoe area here: The University of Nevada, Reno Counseling Services acknowledges, accepts, and embraces diversity in its multiple forms, including but not limited to ability, age, cultural identity, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, language, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, race, and religion. We are committed to providing a safe, affirming, accepting, and empowering environment in our relationships amongst our staff and trainees as well as our clients, the university, and the community as a whole.Counseling Services provides education and training in diversity, equity, and inclusion to practicum students, interns, postdoctoral fellows, and our professional staff.We believe staff diversity improves teamwork, promotes innovation,enriches thetraining experience, enhances learning, and helps us best meet the needs of our student clients. For these reasons, we encourage applicants from a variety ofdiverse backgrounds and lived experience with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion to apply to our post-doc positions.The professional staff currently consists primarily of licensed psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, and several administrative and outreach staff. Each year we have an average of 12 trainees in psychology or social work from the practicum to post-doctoral level.Contact information for this position Dr. Jodi Thomas, ExemptYesFull-Time Equivalent100.0%Required Attachment(s)Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at .Attach the following attachments to your application 1) Resume/CV 2) Cover Letter 3) Contact Information for Three Professional ReferencesThis posting is open until filledQualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.This posting is open until filledPlease note that this position had a previous request for applications by January 13, 2023. However, as of February 15, 2023, this postdoc application deadline has been extended and will remain open until filled, no longer planning to follow the APPIC postdoc common hold date process if the search surpasses that timeline. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.Posting Close Date03/16/2023Note to ApplicantA background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire. HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment. References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify. As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks. For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment. Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.University of Nevada, Reno

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