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The University of Iowa POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR in Iowa City, Iowa

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 4021[Position Basics Advertising Ends on: Friday, January 26th, 2024 Advertising Started on: Monday, May 22nd, 2023 College: Carver College of Medicine Department: Psychiatry Salary Salary: $56,484.00 to Commensurate Position Details Full/Part Time Status: Full Time Percent Time: 100% Position Description: ]{#0}

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is offering a Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry for 2024-25. This program provides clinical experiences to develop advanced competencies in both broad and specialty areas of child and adolescent clinical psychology practice, as well as additional opportunities in teaching and research.

The post-doctoral training program in Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is conducted under the auspices of the Division of Psychology and the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, in the Department of Psychiatry within the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa. The training program is designed to provide clinical experiences to develop advanced competencies in broad areas of clinical child and adolescent psychology practice such as assessment and therapy, as well as specialty areas. The program follows the scientist-practitioner model of training and prepares fellows for careers in settings that address the biopsychosocial needs of children, adolescents, and their families. Our fellowship program utilizes seminars and other didactic opportunities to enhance on-the-job experience in research and clinical service.

The Division of Psychology includes more than 20 psychologists who all hold academic appointments in the Department of Psychiatry in the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa. The Division provides diverse inpatient and outpatient clinical services, supports active research programs, and hosts other postdoctoral fellows in areas such as Women's Wellness and Lifespan Neuropsychology.

Fellowship Opportunities for the 2024-25 training year begin in July 2024. Training experiences are available in the following areas:

  • Pediatric Voiding Dysfunction

  • Pediatric Neurocritical Care Team Consultation

  • Child/Adolescent Psychological Assessment

  • Parent-mediated Young Child Intervention

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy Adolescent Skills Groups

  • Parent SPACE Groups

  • Inpatient Psychological Assessment and Consultation

  • Behavioral Psychology Assessment and Intervention

Child and Adolescent Clinical psychology fellows will have the opportunity to provide short-term and longer-term individual, family, and group therapeutic intervention in clinic and via telehealth. Fellows will participate in interdisciplinary clinics, provide consultation and liaison services to pediatric specialties and the child psychiatric inpatient unit, and conduct varied psychological assessments with a range of ages and referral questions.

Fellowships are one year in duration and salary is commensurate with NIH guidelines, with competitive benefits. Fellows will participate in teaching and training opportunities in the division. Collaborative research opportunities will also be available. For example, the department has the INSPIRE T32 research fellowship for selected trainees.

The University of Iowa, Department of Psychiatry has a long tradition of excellence in research, teaching, and clinical care. The Department is made up of more than 80 full time faculty who provide national and international leadership across a range of areas, such as child psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, eating disorders, mood disorders, medical psychiatry, community psychiatry, and interventional psychiatry.

The University of Iowa, Department of Psychiatry offers competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a collegial professional environment. UIHC has been recogn zed as one of the best hospitals in the United States and is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and regional referral center. Recently, Forbes Magazine named UIHC as the Number One employer in the U.S. healthcare industry and the #7 employer overall.

Iowa City is an attractive, family friendly college town with abundant local and world-class cultural, theatrical and musical events, and outdoor recreational attractions. The Iowa City school system is ranked among the best in the nation. The Iowa City area is often ranked as one of the most livable communities in the nation ( To learn more about our great community visit: and https:/

To Apply: Please upload your CV, graduate transcript, 3 letters of reference (including one from your internship director, one from the chair of your dissertation committee, and a supervisor familiar with your clinical work). Please also include a letter of interest describing your previous experience and training goals for the fellowship year. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Education Requirement:

Must have obtained a doctoral degree (PhD or PsyD) in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA/CPA accredited program by the start date

Required Qualifications:

Must have completed an APA- or CPT-approved, child-focused psychology internship.

Desirable Qualifications:

Ability to apply for/qualify as a provisionally licensed psychologist in the state of Iowa

Online Application Required Documents Curriculum Vita Letters of Interest

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Contact Information Contact: Lori S Posey Cmed-Psychiatry Pappajohn Pavilion 140 Hawkins Drive 8980 JPP Iowa City, IA 52242

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in

The Office of Institutional Equity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

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