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The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a full-time Postdoctoral
Fellow with tasks comprised of research assessments related to a large,
funded, multisite NIMH R01 treatment grant (PI: Jacqueline Pistorello, PhD)
and psychological assessments at Counseling Services. This is a 1-year
appointment. The intended start date is August 1, 2022.
The primary aim of the R01 is to evaluate the efficacy of four adaptive
treatment sequences for treating suicidal ideation and suicidal behavior in
700 college students across four sites. Half of the fellow's time will be
spent administering structured assessments to research participants and the
other half of the fellow's time will be spent as a staff therapist at
Counseling Services conducting psychological assessments (e.g., ADHD,
learning disability evaluations) and assessment-related supervision and
training of psychology interns and practicum students. There may be some
flexibility in job duties depending on the fellow's interests. Of note, hours
accrued during the fellowship are expected to fulfill hour requirements for
licensure. Second-year postdoctoral fellows are also encouraged to apply.
Doctoral degree from an APA-accredited institution in clinical or counseling
psychology conferred prior to the start of the postdoctoral fellowship.
Experience completing psychological assessments.
working in a college counseling center
conducting suicide risk assessments
conducting diagnostic interviews
Completion of an APA-accredited internship.
Experience completing psychological assessments within a university counseling
Experience supervising assessment work.
Significant supervised psychological assessment experience.
Postdoctoral Scholar: $53,000 a year for a full-time, 12-month position
The total compensation package includes a competitive salary, moving allowance
(if applicable), 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: UNR Benefits
Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program
The 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. Dual Career
The University of Nevada, Reno Counseling Services is a growing university
counseling center that provides individual and group psychotherapy, crisis
intervention, psychological assessment, outreach including educational
workshops and presentations, general consultation and sport psychology
consultation, and referrals to community health care providers. Counseling
Services also has an excellent DBT team and runs DBT skills groups every
semester for students. It's a unique counseling center in that it has received
$7 million in federal funding to study university student mental health
prevention and treatment. This particular R01 grant is probably the largest
study to examine treatments for suicidal college students to date.
Please direct questions about this position to Dr. Jodi Thomas, email@example.com
Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable
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helpdesk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attach the following attachments to your application
2) Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three Professional References
4) Example of a de-identified psychological evaluation (preferably an ADHD
or learning disability evaluation and/or evaluation completed within a
university counseling center)
This posting is open until filled
Qualified 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.
Highest consideration will be given to applications received by January 7,
Posting Close Date
Note to Applicant
A 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
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of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-
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be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued
Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.
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