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Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences

CHILD STUDY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Child and Family Mental Health and Development
Assistant Professor (tenure-track) (posted 9/22/2017)



The Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Child and Family Mental Health and Development to begin July 1st, 2018.  The successful applicant will have a research program that integrates behavioral and neuro-developmental science with practice-based knowledge to support and enhance the well-being of children and families using a strengths-based approach. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in areas related to the understanding, treatment, and education of children and adolescents with neurodevelopmental disorders in general and Autism Spectrum Disorder in particular, as well as more general courses having to do with child and family mental health and development and children with special needs.

The Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development is internationally known for its scholarship, its undergraduate and graduate programs, including Ph.D. and  M.A. programs in Child Study and Human Development, as well as for its preparation of students to work with diverse groups of children and families in a variety of clinical, educational and policy-oriented settings.  The goal of the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development is to contribute to a socially just and inclusive world for children and families. We make diverse contributions through our teaching, research, and the application of developmental science using “Research Practice Integration” and strengths-based approaches to optimize individual and family development across the life span. The interdisciplinary department has a long-standing commitment to research, teaching, and professional practice related to child and family mental health – understood in the context of culture and community – and to collaboration with other academic departments within the university and the broader community.  See www.ase.tufts.edu/epcshd  for more information about the department and its programs and research centers.   

Qualifications. Candidates must possess a doctorate in one of the disciplines associated with applied developmental science (e.g., clinical developmental psychology, education, human development, nursing, public health, social policy or human ecology). Applicants’ research and teaching expertise should reflect a developmental systems approach to the biopsychosocial contexts involved in child and family mental health and development. We seek in particular candidates whose research and teaching background and experiences focus on diversity in neurodevelopment among children and adolescents, especially those with Autism Spectrum Disorders, and who will strengthen our connections with such Tufts departments  as Community Health, Education, Engineering, Occupational Therapy, and Psychology,  as well as Tufts’ Schools of Medicine, and Dental Medicine, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and the Friedman School of Nutrition and with Tufts’ community partners.

The successful candidate will have developed a program of research including publications and a commitment to, and potential for, successful grantsmanship. Evidence of successful teaching is also required.   Experience working in interdisciplinary settings and on interdisciplinary translational projects, and clinical expertise in neurodevelopmental disorders, are highly desirable.


Application instructions. All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/44310. Interested persons should send their CV, a description of their research program and of their teaching experience, two to three representative scholarly publications, and three letters of recommendation. For any questions, please contact Mary Ellen Santangelo, Department Manager, at maryellen.santangelo@tufts.edu or 617-627-5270.

Evaluation of candidates will begin October 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.  

EEO Statement
Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.
Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Johny.Laine@tufts.edu.  Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.


 


Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology - Boston College (Posted 9/8/2017)


The Lynch School of Education at Boston College announces a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in our Department of Counseling, Developmental and Educational Psychology. The scholar will join a vibrant community of scholars that integrates research, practice and policy to respond to the challenges of a diverse and rapidly changing world.  What unifies our work is the underlying aspiration to enhance the human condition, to expand the human imagination and to make the world more just.  

Applicants should have a background in counseling/clinical psychology, espouse a developmental focus, and maintain a strong research program in work that has the promise to generate external funding. We are looking for a colleague whose scholarship focuses on children and/or adolescents in K-12 school settings and who can integrate a broad and innovative vision of prevention and intervention in promoting the well-being of the whole child in context.  Priority will be given to applicants whose work focuses on how children and school personnel navigate complex social, psychological, and educational domains, and who can communicate their work to broad audiences as well as to scholars and students. Of particular interest are applicants with the expertise to prepare psychologists and counselors for work with the increasingly diverse populations within U.S. schools. Further priority will be extended to those applicants who can teach courses in our Master’s in School Counseling program, and who can enhance the child-focus of our Master’s programs in Mental Health Counseling and Applied Developmental and Educational Psychology.  Applicants should hold a doctoral degree in counseling, clinical child psychology or a related field and have an established record of scholarly publications. Applicants should be license eligible as a Psychologist in the State of Massachusetts. Applications are especially encouraged from persons who would enhance the diversity of the faculty.

Applications will be reviewed beginning August 1, 2017 until September 25, 2017. The appointment will begin in September 2018. Questions may be directed to Dr. Paul Poteat, Chair of the Search Committee, at PoteatP@bc.edu. A current curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, three samples of scholarly writing, and three letters of reference should be submitted online at  http://apply.interfolio.com/41844

Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.
 

Baystate Health is seeking a Part-Time Psychologist in Child Behavioral Health (Springfield, MA)

 
Responsibilities – What You Will Do:
 
The primary function of the Psychologist will be to provide psychotherapeutic treatment to children, adolescents, parents, and families. Most of the children served in Child Behavioral Health have comorbid medical complexities. This position allows you the unique opportunity to collaborate with pediatric specialists and primary care pediatricians, as well as medication provider colleagues within our outpatient Child Behavioral Health clinic. We take pride in our multidisciplinary team approach to clinical care, which encourages the sharing of perspectives and input within our clinic, across departments, and with our community partners while working together on challenging cases. In this position, experience providing evidence-based treatment to children and adolescents is required and Spanish language proficiency is preferred.
 
In addition, Baystate Medical Center is a major teaching affiliate of Tufts University Medical School with plans to transition to an affiliation with UMass Medical School. Therefore, the department is strongly rooted in a creative, academic environment that emphasizes evidence-based practice and is highly engaging for clinicians. This position offers the opportunity for a voluntary academic appointment with our affiliate medical school.
 
Additional responsibilities will include:
Possess doctoral level knowledge of developmental stages, child and adolescent mental health diagnoses, current treatment modalities, ethical guidelines, and therapeutic processes.
Provide culturally sensitive treatment to clients
Participate in teaching opportunities, including supervision of graduate practicum students, as well as teaching medical students and/or psychiatry residents
Provide a safe environment.
Demonstrate accountability for personal and professional growth.
 
Qualifications – What You Will Need:
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
Licensure in MA or license eligible in MA
 
Other Information - What You Need to Know:
20 hours / Monday - Friday
Location: Springfield, MA
 
For additional information, please contact: Peter Thunfors, Ph.D. (413) 794-7366)
 
TO APPLY: https://www.baystatehealthjobs.com/job/springfield/clinical-psychologist-part-time/156/3563187
 
(posted 3/16/17)

Full-Time Core Faculty Positions, Clinical Psychology Department (posted 2/14/17)

 
William James College announces openings for full-time Core faculty positions in the Doctoral Clinical Psychology Department beginning August 2017. Rank is commensurate with experience.
Responsibilities: Core faculty members are involved in teaching, advising, and clinical and research supervision. Additionally, there is the expectation of committee work and scholarly productivity. Applicants with expertise in the following areas are especially sought: Substance Abuse/Addictive Disorders, Child Psychology, Pediatric Psychology, Neuropsychology & Physiology, Psychometrics. Clinical Systems Consultation and Management.
Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or PsyD. in Clinical Psychology, have teaching experience, preferably be licensed or license-eligible in Massachusetts, and maintain some involvement in clinical practice or consultation. A demonstrated record of scholarly work is essential.
 
Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin upon receipt. Interested candidates should submit:
1.a detailed letter of application responding to the stated qualifications
 
2.a curriculum vitae
 
3.a list of three professional references with complete contact information. (References will not be contacted without the candidate's prior permission.)
 
Materials should be submitted electronically to: Ms. Monica Davis, Human Resources Assistant, at HR@williamjames.edu.
Important Notice to All Candidates: William James College is an equal opportunity employer and is a community that embraces multiculturalism. As such, persons from historically under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Baystate Health is seeking a Part-Time Psychologist in Child Behavioral Health (Springfield, MA)(posted 2/5/17)

 
Responsibilities – What You Will Do:
 
The primary function of the Psychologist will be to provide psychotherapeutic treatment to children, adolescents, parents, and families. Most of the children served in Child Behavioral Health have comorbid medical complexities. This position allows you the unique opportunity to collaborate with pediatric specialists and primary care pediatricians, as well as medication provider colleagues within our outpatient Child Behavioral Health clinic. We take pride in our multidisciplinary team approach to clinical care, which encourages the sharing of perspectives and input within our clinic, across departments, and with our community partners while working together on challenging cases. In this position, experience providing evidence-based treatment to children and adolescents is required and Spanish language proficiency is preferred.
 
In addition, Baystate Medical Center is a major teaching affiliate of Tufts University Medical School with plans to transition to an affiliation with UMass Medical School. Therefore, the department is strongly rooted in a creative, academic environment that emphasizes evidence-based practice and is highly engaging for clinicians. This position offers the opportunity for a voluntary academic appointment with our affiliate medical school.
 
Additional responsibilities will include:
        ·         Possess doctoral level knowledge of developmental stages, child and adolescent mental health diagnoses, current treatment modalities, ethical guidelines, and therapeutic processes.
        ·         Provide culturally sensitive treatment to clients.
        ·         Participate in teaching opportunities, including supervision of graduate practicum students, as well as teaching medical students and/or psychiatry residents.
        ·         Provide a safe environment.
        ·         Demonstrate accountability for personal and professional growth.
 
Qualifications – What You Will Need:
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
Licensure in MA or license eligible in MA
 
Other Information - What You Need to Know:
        ·         20 hours / Monday – Friday
        ·         Location: Springfield, MA
 
For additional information, please contact: Peter Thunfors, Ph.D., (phone) 413-794-7366
 
TO APPLY: https://www.baystatehealthjobs.com/job/springfield/clinical-psychologist-part-time/156/3563187
 

Part-Time Psychologist in Child Behavioral Health at Baystate Health, Springfield (posted 12/28/16)

RESPONSIBILITIES - WHAT YOU WILL DO:

The primary function of the Psychologist will be to provide psychotherapeutic treatment to children, adolescents, parents, and families. Most of the children served in Child Behavioral Health have comorbid medical complexities. This position allows you the unique opportunity to collaborate with pediatric specialists and primary care pediatricians, as well as medication provider colleagues within our outpatient Child Behavioral Health clinic. We take pride in our multidisciplinary team approach to clinical care, which encourages the sharing of perspectives and input within our clinic, across departments, and with our community partners while working together on challenging cases. In this position, experience providing evidence-based treatment to children and adolescents is required and Spanish language proficiency is preferred.

In addition, Baystate Medical Center is a major teaching affiliate of Tufts University Medical School with plans to transition to an affiliation with UMass Medical School. Therefore, the department is strongly rooted in a creative, academic environment that emphasizes evidence-based practice and is highly engaging for clinicians. This position offers the opportunity for a voluntary academic appointment with our affiliate medical school.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:
  • Possess doctoral level knowledge of developmental stages, child and adolescent mental health diagnoses, current treatment modalities, ethical guidelines, and therapeutic processes.
  • Provide culturally sensitive treatment to clients.
  • Participate in teaching opportunities, including supervision of graduate practicum students, as well as teaching medical students and/or psychiatry residents.
  • Provide a safe environment.
  • Demonstrate accountability for personal and professional growth.
QUALIFICATIONS - WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
  • Licensure in MA or license eligible in MA
OTHER INFORMATION - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
  • 20 hours / Monday – Friday
  • Location: Springfield, MA
For additional information, please contact: Peter Thunfors, Ph.D., (phone) 413-794-7366

TO APPLY: Please click here

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS in CHILD and FAMILY FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY, Child And Family Evaluation Service, William James College, Boston area (posted 12/21/16)

The William James College is pleased to announce three (3) postdoctoral training opportunities in child forensic psychology.  The three (3) Fellowships are full-time and carry a stipend of $40,000.  The one-year Fellowships begin in September of 2017.  The Child and Family Evaluation Service (“CAFES”) is a consultation/evaluation unit within the Center of Excellence for Children, Families, and the Law at William James College.  It provides forensic evaluation and consultation services to courts, attorneys, and public and private agencies on issues in which children and families are involved in the legal system (divorce, custody, abuse, access, etc.).  The Fellowship offers supervised experience, under the direction of Robin Deutsch, Ph.D., ABPP and training in work for the Probate & Family Courts of Massachusetts, including opportunities to testify in court with guidance from an experienced psychologist and a retired judge.  In addition, Fellows participate in various seminars and other learning activities offered by William James College including five Blended Learning courses  dedicated to the relevant case law, legal statutes, and professional “best practices” leading to a Certificate in Child and Family Forensic Issues. Fellows will also be involved in the direct provision of services, such as conducting groups for high-conflict parents and other intervention services.
 
Fellows are required to work a minimum of 40 hours per week and will be provided with supervision by experienced, licensed psychologists. By the end of the Fellowship year, fellows will have completed 2,000 training hours.
 
Applicants must have a PhD/PsyD in psychology with APA-accredited predoctoral internship. Child training is required. Send curriculum vitae, statement of purpose, and three (3) current letters of recommendation to Hon. Christina Harms (ret.), Director of CAFES at the Center of Excellence for Children, Families, and the Law, William James College christina_harms@williamjames.edu (first name, underscore, last name). Application Deadline is January 15, 2017.  More information is available at http://www.williamjames.edu/community/children-families-law/forensic-postdoctoral-fellowship.cfm.  William James College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Postdoctoral Fellowships, Boston Child Study Center (posted 12/9/16)

The Boston Child Study Center (BCSC) is now accepting applications for two one-year, full-time post-doctoral fellows beginning September 2017.  The Boston Child Study Center is an evidenced-based treatment center providing cutting edge mental health services to children, adolescents, young adults, and families.  Faculty at the BCSC specialize in the assessment and treatment of anxiety, OCD, somatic complaints, school avoidance, depression, mood disorders, self-harm, trauma, learning disabilities, disruptive behavior disorders, and autism spectrum disorders.  Training tracks include PCIT/TCIT, DBT, DBT-PE, Neuropsychological Assessment, Outpatient Evidence-Based Treatment (including optional experiences in Intake Assessments, CBT for anxiety, CBIT for Tic Disorders, and ACT), and College Admissions Counseling.  Trainees choose one major rotation (50%) and two minor rotations (25% each) for the course of the training year.
 
Working as part of a coordinated multidisciplinary treatment-team, the post-doctoral fellow’s responsibilities will include providing individual, family, and group therapy to youth between the ages of 3 and 25 and their families.  Students will attend at least one week-long intensive training (e.g., Behavior Tech training for DBT/DBT-PE or an intensive training from a PCIT Master Trainer). Trainees who complete the PCIT, DBT, and/or DBT-PE training will receive the necessary training and supervision to become certified in those interventions upon licensure.
 
The post-doctoral fellow will receive a minimum of 2 hours of individual supervision per week, one hour of group supervision, and participate in a weekly DBT consultation team. The fellow will also participate in workshops and bi-weekly seminars held throughout the year. Salary is $45,750 and includes health insurance, vacation, and sick leave. Funding is available for the fellow to attend at least one professional conference.
 
Application Requirements: Interested candidates should forward a CV, letter of interest, and two letters of reference to Nathan Lambright Psy.D., BCBA-D, Director at nlambright@bostonchildstudycenter.com.  Please also reach out to Dr. Lambright to request a full list of training rotations and the experiences entailed.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP, PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY/BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE, MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL, Boston (posted 12/5/16)

The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston announces the availability of a one year post-doctoral fellowship in clinical child psychology with a focus on pediatric psychology/behavioral medicine. Our nationally recognized department provides care and consultation for both in- and outpatients with co-morbid medical and psychiatric conditions.
 
The fellowship is a one year, full-time clinically-focused training experience. Supervised clinical activities will include behavioral medicine services in the outpatient child and adolescent psychiatry clinic, including biofeedback-guided therapy for chronic pain conditions such as headaches, and psychotherapy/evidenced based treatment  for medically-ill youth typically referred by general pediatric, endocrine and gastroenterology programs for issues related to adherence, procedural anxiety and adjustment to diagnosis;  inpatient consultation-liaison services through Shriners’ Hospital for Children with focus on burn injury; and parent guidance consultation for adult patients of the MGH Cancer Center (PACT Program). There is also a possible opportunity for a half-day embedded position in the pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disorders clinic. The fellowship also includes a half-day of protected research time. A rich array of didactic training opportunities is available through the Department. 
 
Fellows hold clinical appointments in the MGH Department of Psychiatry and academic appointments in the Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry. Salary and fringe benefits are competitive. Preferred start date July 1, 2017 (flexible up to September 1).
 
Qualifications for the position include a PhD in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited graduate program and an APA-accredited pre-doctoral clinical internship site, preferably in pediatric or clinical child psychology. Applications will be processed on a rolling basis beginning immediately with a deadline of January 3, 2017. Interviews will be offered to competitive candidates. To apply, please submit a detailed letter of interest, CV, and letters of recommendation from three professional references to: Nancy Rotter PhD, Assistant Director, Outpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Service at nrotter@mgh.harvard.edu.
 
The Massachusetts General Hospital is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are strongly urged to apply.
 
For more detailed program information, please contact Dr. Nancy Rotter (nrotter@mgh.harvard.edu).

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Research on Psychotherapy Effectiveness and Implementation with Children and Adolescents, Harvard University, Boston (posted 11/23/16)

[Start date: Summer and/or Fall 2017]
 
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship under the direction of Professor John Weisz in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University. The research includes: 
  • Randomized trials testing psychotherapies for children and adolescents, encompassing anxiety, depression, trauma, and conduct-related problems and disorders. 
  • Training and supervising community and school clinicians in the use of evidence-based practices, and testing various methods of implementation and dissemination.   
  • Tests of candidate mechanisms of change (psychological, behavioral, and biological) in youth psychotherapy.   
  • Evaluation of treatment monitoring and feedback systems to guide treatment of children and adolescents. 
  • Meta-analyses of youth treatment outcome research.
Strong applicants will have: 
  • Experience and demonstrated effectiveness in youth treatment-related research. 
  • Clinical training and experience in CBT for youth depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress, and in behavioral parent training for youth conduct problems. 
  • Experience and skill in giving professional presentations. 
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. 
Other highly-desirable skills include:
  • Experience in supervising, consulting, or training clinicians in evidence-based methods. 
  • Experience with psychophysiological and/or neuroimaging data collection and analysis.
  • Strong computer, statistical, and technical skills. 
Postdoctoral activities may include directing funded research trials, training and supervising community and school clinicians who are research participants, study database management, oversight of online clinician feedback systems, and grant-writing and manuscript preparation consistent with the individual’s research interests. The work involves collaboration with an active research team at Harvard University under the mentorship of PI John R. Weisz. Data from multiple clinical investigations can be used for the postdoctoral fellow’s individual research. The stipend and benefits are quite competitive. 
 
Interested applicants should submit (1) a letter of interest (including listing names of EBTs/treatment manuals that you have used in your own clinical practice or in the supervision of others), (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) names and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Gabriela Hungerford, Lab Manager, at ghungerford@fas.harvard.edu. In your message, please cc Prof. John Weisz (john_weisz@harvard.edu).
 
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment 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.

Clinical Postdoctoral Fellowship in Evidence-Based Youth Psychotherapy, Judge Baker Children's Center/Harvard Medical School, Boston (posted 11/11/16, deadline 1/6/17)

Summary
Judge Baker Children’s Center (JBCC), a Harvard Medical School Affiliate, is accepting applications for a clinical postdoctoral fellowship position at the Center for Effective Child Therapy, the outpatient mental health service program at Judge Baker Children’s Center. The Center for Effective Child Therapy serves children and adolescents ages 2 – 19. Therapists utilize evidence-based treatments for some of the most common presenting problems including anxiety, depression, traumatic stress, and disruptive behavior.  
 
Postdoctoral activities include direct outpatient service delivery to children and adolescents experiencing difficulties with social, emotional, and behavioral problems. The postdoctoral fellow will also receive training and supervision in evidence-based models for child and adolescent therapy, such as the Modular Approach to Therapy for Children with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, or Conduct Problems (MATCH-ADTC) and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT).  Certification in both models may be available.  Applicants will receive supervision for hours towards Massachusetts psychology licensure. Additional activities include co-supervising graduate level trainees and assisting the director and assistant director in outreach activities to school districts and pediatricians.  Appointment as a fellow at Harvard Medical School is available for the qualified successful applicant.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
·       Conducting semi-structured assessments of children ages 2-19
·       Maintaining a diverse caseload of child and adolescent clients
·       Providing evidence-based treatment to children and families
·       Working with caregivers to enhance the efficacy of treatment services
·       Collaborating with collateral contacts in the best interest of clients
·       Co-supervising graduate level trainees 
·       Participate in professional development seminars
·       Assisting in outreach activities to multiple community partners (e.g., school districts, pediatricians)
 
Qualifications and Skills
 
Candidates must meet all of the following requirements:
  • Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. / Psy.D. / Ed.D (or foreign equivalent) in Clinical, Community, Counseling, School, or Educational Psychology from an accredited academic program.
  • Completion of an APA- or CPA-approved internship.  
  • Clinical training and experience in CBT for childhood depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, and/or behavioral parent training for childhood disruptive behavior disorders.
Strong applicants will have:
·       Experience in supervising or training clinicians in evidence-based methods.
·       Experience giving professional presentations.
·       Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
·       Strong computer skills.
 
Compensation
Compensation is competitive and based on experience. A generous benefits package is provided.
 
Our Organization 
 
Founded in 1917, Judge Baker Children’s Center is a Harvard Medical School affiliate with proven leadership in children’s behavioral health. Judge Baker’s mission is to promote the best possible mental health of children through the integration of research, intervention, training, and advocacy. For nearly 100 years, Judge Baker has been instrumental in creating a continuum of care that supports children's healthy development at the policy, systems, and practice levels. Our research, direct programs and services, training, and advocacy make Judge Baker a preeminent voice and active resource on issues of children's mental health. At Judge Baker, the practices created and tested today will become the best practices of tomorrow. Our programs help children and families chart their own best course for developmental, emotional, and intellectual well-being in community-based settings.
 
Judge Baker Children’s Center is dedicated to the achievement of equality of opportunity for all its employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other protected group status under federal, state or local law. Judge Baker Children’s Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
 
The preceding statements shall not be considered a detailed description of all the work requirements of the job. There may be other duties and responsibilities required to achieve the principal functions of the position and to advance the mission of Judge Baker Children’s Center.
 
Applications
Interested candidates should send
·       a cover letter specifically addressing your experience related to the job responsibilities above, 
·       a curriculum vitae 
·       two (2) references letters emailed directly from your writer to training@jbcc.harvard.edu, 
·       a de-identified assessment report (e.g., psychodiagnostic report, neuropsychological report), and 
·       a de-identified treatment report (e.g., treatment plan, treatment summary) 

to Daniel Cheron, Ph.D., ABPP, Director of Training at training@jbcc.harvard.edu.  In the title of your email, please reference “Clinical Postdoc Fellowship Application”
 
Application Deadline:  January 6, 2017
 
Position Start Date: July 10, 2017

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Implementation Science, Quality Improvement and Evidence-Based Child and Adolescent Therapy, Judge Baker Children's Center/Harvard Medical School, Boston (posted 11/11/16, deadline 1/6/16)

Summary
Judge Baker Children’s Center (JBCC), a Harvard Medical School Affiliate, is accepting applications for a one (1) year joint applied research/clinical postdoctoral fellowship. JBCC is an established center of excellence for implementation, training, quality improvement, and service initiatives focused on improving behavioral health for children and adolescents. JBCC is also home of the Center for Effective Child Therapy; an outpatient direct service provider for children and adolescents, ages 2 – 19. Therapists utilize evidence-based treatments for some of the most common presenting problems including anxiety, depression, traumatic stress, and disruptive behavior.
 
The postdoctoral fellow will assist with one or more behavioral health implementation and quality improvement initiatives. The primary responsibility of the postdoctoral fellow will be to collaborate with the Director of Implementation and Quality Improvement and the Director of Training to carry out an array of activities, including implementation and quality improvement activities, coordination of training, and to act as a liaison between project staff, trainers, and community partners receiving training and/or technical assistance. The postdoctoral fellow will also provide technical assistance and support as needed to promote quality improvement. The fellow will be supervised by the Directors of Implementation and Training. The postdoctoral fellow will also receive training and supervision in evidence-based models for child and adolescent therapy for those applicants seeking hours towards Massachusetts psychology licensure. The applicant will spend 50% within the Center for Effective Child Therapy and 50% working on implementation and quality improvement initiatives. Appointment as a fellow at Harvard Medical School is available for the qualified successful applicant.
 
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate project activities and trainings, including working closely with JBCC staff and training consultants, and a diverse range of community partners to ensure that all project deliverables are met on time.
  • Work with staff from state agencies and/or behavioral health providers to provide technical assistance, consultation, and quality improvement activities.
  • Work with data assistants to coordinate and assist with data systems development, maintenance, data collection, coding, and reporting.
  • Analyze and use data to facilitate quality improvement.
  • Conduct literature reviews and write professional journal articles.
  • Collaborate with JBCC staff to prepare and write grant applications.
  • Coordinate trainings, including identifying locations, arranging training logistics, preparing materials, and providing support at trainings.
  • Conduct ad hoc research for implementation projects and papers.
  • Assist with maintenance and/or development of web sites and data systems as well as other administrative and operational support as needed.
  • Conduct semi-structured assessments of children ages 2-19.
  • Provide evidence-based treatment to children and families.
  • Co-supervise graduate level trainees and assisting in outreach activities to multiple community partners (e.g., school districts, pediatricians).
Qualifications and Skills:
  • Candidates must meet all of the following requirements:
  • Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. / Psy.D. / Ed.D (or foreign equivalent) in Clinical, Community, Counseling, School, or Educational Psychology from an accredited academic program.
  • Completion of an APA- or CPA-approved internship. Start date flexible.
  • At least one year experience with program implementation / implementation of evidence-based treatments, prevention, and/or education.
  • At least two years experience and training in children’s behavioral health assessments and interventions, particularly with experience in providing one or more evidence-based treatments.
  • Experience in utilizing quality improvement strategies, using data to improve practice and/or translational research.
  • Strong project coordination skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills and be comfortable collaborating with a range of professionals from other fields.
Strong applicants will have:
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Direct clinical experience and training in CBT for childhood depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, and/or behavioral parent training for childhood disruptive behavior disorders.
  • Experience with and/or knowledge of implementation science frameworks or methodologies (e.g., National Implementation Research Network, Learning Collaborative Methodology).
  • Knowledge of the child welfare, juvenile justice, and/or mental health systems in Massachusetts or other states.
  • Experience with large datasets and statistical analysis using SPSS for quality improvement or evaluation purposes.
  • Experience using online database systems and/or survey tools.
Compensation
Compensation is competitive and based on experience. A generous benefits package is provided
 
Our Organization
Our Organization Founded in 1917, Judge Baker Children’s Center is a Harvard Medical School affiliate with proven leadership in children’s behavioral health. Judge Baker’s mission is to promote the best possible mental health of children through the integration of research, intervention, training, and advocacy. For nearly 100 years, Judge Baker has been instrumental in creating a continuum of care that supports children's healthy development at the policy, systems, and practice levels. Our research, direct programs and services, training, and advocacy make Judge Baker a preeminent voice and active resource on issues of children's mental health. At Judge Baker, the practices created and tested today will become the best practices of tomorrow. Our programs help children and families chart their own best course for developmental, emotional, and intellectual well-being in community-based settings.
 
Judge Baker Children’s Center is dedicated to the achievement of equality of opportunity for all its employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other protected group status under federal, state or local law. Judge Baker Children’s Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
 
The preceding statements shall not be considered a detailed description of all the work requirements of the job. There may be other duties and responsibilities required to achieve the principal functions of the position and to advance the mission of Judge Baker Children’s Center.
 
Applications
Interested candidates should send
·       a cover letter specifically addressing your experience related to the job responsibilities above,
·       a curriculum vitae, 
·       two (2) references letters emailed directly from your writer to training@jbcc.harvard.edu, 
·       a de-identified assessment report (e.g., psychodiagnostic report, neuropsychological report), and
·       a de-identified treatment report (e.g., treatment plan, treatment summary)
 
to Daniel Cheron, Ph.D., ABPP, Director of Training at training@jbcc.harvard.edu.  In the title of your email, please reference “Implementation Postdoc Fellowship Application.” The position is contingent upon available funding.
 
Application Deadline:  January 6, 2016
 
Position Start Date: July 10, 2016

Two-Year Post Doctoral Training in Neuropsychology, Children’s Neuropsychological Services, LLC, Andover (posted 11/6/16)

Children’s Neuropsychological Services (CNS) is seeking trainees for a two-year Post-Doctoral Neuropsychology Fellowship. Our primary objective is to provide cutting edge training in neuropsychological assessment, while adhering to the standards of training set forth by the Houston Conference on Specialty Education and Training in Clinical Neuropsychology.  We believe integrating science-based theory with the philosophy of “testing for success” results in the best assessment outcome. Our approach to assessment relies heavily on two basic tenets: life-span development and prevention. Within this context, we simultaneously stress the importance of our own well-being through a highly flexible and collegial work environment.
 
Training Overview
 
Our training program provides extensive supervised experience in conducting pediatric neuropsychological evaluations in an outpatient private practice setting.  Approximately 75% of the fellow’s time will be spent in the delivery of clinical services. Didactic/training and research experiences will comprise the remaining 25% of the fellow’s time. The fellow’s clinical service will focus on the evaluation of individuals ranging from 4 to 24 years of age.  Our patient population is diverse and will expose the fellow to a range of neurodevelopmental or acquired disorders, including ADHD, Learning Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Sports-Related Concussion, TBI, and neuromedical disorders. Patients are typically referred from pediatricians, neurologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, other health service providers, and school professionals. Fellows are expected to fully participate in all aspects of the evaluation, including interview, case review/preparation, standardized assessment, report writing, feedback, and consultation to referral source.  Fellows are expected to conduct 2-3 assessments per week. 
 
Supervision
 
Supervision and peer mentorship will be provided formally or informally on a daily basis.  At a minimum, the fellow will receive 2 ½ hours of direct supervision by Drs. Mckernon, Sorensen, and Mautz. Dr. McKernon, who is board certified in neuropsychology (ABPP-CN), will be the primary supervisor. Supervision will occur multiple times a week and focus on the process of assessment, report writing skills, feedback session, and special educational law.  The fellow will have the necessary number of supervision hours to apply for Massachusetts licensure at the end of the first year.

Didactics
 
CNS fellow will participate in a range of didactic experiences that include licensure and ABPP exam preparation, training on specific tests/instruments/procedures, and rounds/seminars at Boston hospitals and institutions. In-house didactics/seminars include clinical staff meetings, case conferences, and focused neurological and anatomy studies. Structured in-house seminars include formal presentations in basic neuroscience, neuroanatomy, behavioral neurology, and neuropathology. Didactic training is further enhanced through directed reading and online seminars and can be modified based on the training needs and interests of the fellow.
 
Research
 
CNS fellow is required to participate in and/or develop a research project within the field of neuropsychology.  CNS clinical staff will support the development of in-house projects or participation in studies currently underway in the Boston area. 
 
Professional Development
 
In addition to developing a fellow’s expertise as a neuropsychologist, a primary goal of our fellowship is to provide mentoring aimed at advancing private practice competency. Our program offers multiple opportunities to gain experience and awareness of private practice models, business and marketing procedures, community outreach, and pre-authorization/insurance billing issues.  An emphasis is also placed on enhancing potential to be prepared and competitive for alternative neuropsychology positions in a variety of settings.

Interdisciplinary Training/Shadowing
 
We actively maintain collaborative professional relationships with medical and mental health providers throughout the Boston area.  CNS fellow is encouraged to access our connections in order to gain exposure to range of professional disciplines and will gain direct supervision on how to utilize this exposure to facilitate their development of consultation skills.
 
Special Education & Schools
 
Our practice regularly requires the clinician to effectively apply knowledge of special education in order to optimize our patient’s success. Thus, the fellow will participate in didactics designed to increase awareness/skills of special education law and its application within the field of pediatric neuropsychology. CNS fellow may also have the opportunity to provide consultation to area schools and/or participate in school meetings. 
 
Eligibility Criteria and Application Materials
 
Candidates for CNS postdoctoral fellowship must have completed all requirements for their doctoral degree prior to beginning fellowship. Applicants should have completed a predoctoral internship accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) or Canadian Psychological Association (CPA). Only graduates of accredited programs will be considered.
 
Candidates should have well-established clinical and research interests and experience in pediatric neuropsychological assessment and interest in pursuing board certification. 
 
Applicants must submit the following: letter of intent, Curriculum Vitae, graduate transcripts, 3-letters of recommendation, 2 de-identified neuropsychological assessment reports in pediatric patients.  
 
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with final hiring decisions to be made by February/March 2017. Anticipated start date is flexible, but is likely to be September 1st of 2017.
 
Compensation and Vacation
First Year Salary:                                $55,000
Second Year Salary:                            $65,000
Didactic Stipend:                                $1500 for each year
 
CNS will provide fellows a shared-cost medical plan option. 
4 weeks paid vacation plus national holidays.
 
Application materials should be forwarded to: 
CNS, Attention: Vernon Hickey
26 Chestnut St., Ste. 2E
Andover MA, 01810
vhickey@childneuropsych.com

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN CLINICAL CHILD PSYCHOLOGY, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY, MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL (MGH), Boston (posted 11/4/16, deadline 1/11/17)

The Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) announces a post-doctoral fellowship in clinical child psychology with a focus on assessment at the Learning and Emotional Assessment Program (LEAP).  The fellowship program seeks to foster the development of doctoral level psychologists from APA-accredited graduate programs and internships in their professional careers as clinical specialists, educators, and research collaborators in academic health science settings.  The LEAP program provides comprehensive neuropsychological and psychological assessments for children ages 2-22 who present with a wide range of complex learning, developmental, social-emotional, and behavioral concerns, including learning disabilities, ADHD, autism-spectrum disorders, medical and genetic conditions, discipline and behavior problems, and psychiatric disorders.  There are also opportunities to engage in consultative services to schools, parents, and referring physicians and to be involved in clinical research at LEAP. 
 
The fellowship is a one year, full-time training experience, with an option to extend to a second year depending on funding and complementary fellow/program interests. The fellowship begins on September 1, 2016. Fellows hold clinical appointments in the MGH Department of Psychiatry and academic appointments in the Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry.  Salary rates for fellows are $45,000.  Additionally, fellows are provided with a standard employee benefits package that includes 20 days of paid vacation and medical and dental plan options.  MGH is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.  For more detailed program information, please contact Dr. Sheila O’Keefe (sokeefe@mgh.harvard.edu) or visit our website at: www.massgeneral.org/psychiatry/services/leap_home.aspx.
 
The application deadline is January 11, 2017.  Application and supporting materials including certified doctoral transcript, two sample assessment reports, CV, and three professional references should be mailed to: Darlene Maggio, Learning and Emotional Assessment Program (LEAP), 151 Merrimac St., 5th Floor, Boston, MA  02114. 

Postdoctoral Fellowship 2017-2018, School-Based Behavioral Health, Boston Children’s Hospital Neighborhood Partnerships (BCHNP), Boston (posted 10/26/16, deadline 1/4/17)

For 14 years, the Boston Children’s Hospital Neighborhood Partnerships (BCHNP) program has placed social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists in schools and community health centers throughout urban neighborhoods of Boston to provide a comprehensive array of behavioral health services to children and adolescents where they live and learn.
 
The overall goals of BCHNP are 1) to increase access to children’s behavioral health services; 2) to promote children’s healthy social-emotional development; 3) to build the sustainable behavioral health capacity of partner organizations; 4) to promote systemic change in behavioral health service delivery; and 5) to provide services that achieve a high degree of satisfaction with all stakeholders.
 
BCHNP’s School-Based Program includes partnerships with public schools in Boston, Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, Dorchester, and Roslindale, including elementary, K-8, middle, and high schools. In the 2015/2016 academic year, the BCHNP School-Based Program provided clinical, early intervention, and prevention/promotion services to nearly 1300 students, and provided over 600 hours of training and consultation to school staff and families, including seven workshops to 325 school staff. Family engagement and education is a critical component of BCHNP’s work in schools.
 
In 2015, BCHNP expanded its efforts to build the behavioral health capacity of partner schools through its launching of a new innovation, the Clough Foundation Training and Access Project (TAP), which aims to address students’ social, emotional, and behavioral health needs by supporting the development of sustainable systems to meet these needs. TAP provides high quality training and consultation in social-emotional development and behavioral health to school professionals across a two year partnership.
 
BCHNP Postdoctoral Training Opportunities:
 
BCHNP will accept one full-time/40 hour postdoctoral fellow this coming year. The postdoctoral fellow will be placed in a partner school site part-time/20 hours to implement clinical services, including short-term therapy, prevention focused group work, crisis intervention, staff training, and consultation to staff and families. The fellow will also take part in the Department of Psychiatry’s meetings and clinical training seminars as well as BCHNP team meetings. BCHNP staff will provide clinical supervision.
 
The fellow will also be part-time/20 hours with the BCHNP's research and evaluation team. The research/evaluation team is in charge of the task of documenting the impact of clinical, prevention, and consultative services on the mental health status, academic performance, and additional outcomes of students in the BCHNP and TAP partner schools. In addition to supporting the work of evaluating community programming with this team, the fellow has the opportunity to be mentored in developing and implementing a quality improvement project based on his/her interests and skills.
 
Given the mission and practice of the BCHNP, applicants are sought with strong backgrounds in community and school-based work with diverse populations. Bilingual and/or bicultural applicants are strongly urged to apply. For more information, please visit our website at www.childrenshospital/bchnp and/or contact Dayna McCabe, BCHNP Program Coordinator, at dayna.mccabe@childrens.harvard.edu.
 
Application Deadline:  Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Psychiatry Consultation Service, Boston Children's Hospital (posted 10/22/16, deadline 1/4/17)

Psychiatry Consultation Service (PCS) provides specialized consultations for children and families facing challenges related to medical illness and hospitalization on all inpatient medical and surgical units at Boston Children's Hospital (BCH). In providing these clinical services, the PCS targets the teaching of consultation-liaison psychiatry to trainees in child psychiatry and psychology, and aims to expand the academic knowledge base of pediatric psychosomatic medicine. One of the largest services in the country, clinicians include staff psychiatrists,  psychologists and social workers, 1-2 child psychiatry fellows, 2-3 postdoctoral psychology fellows, and 3-4 predoctoral psychology interns. The PCS conducts over 1100 consultations a year.
 
The consultation service model is based on the biopsychosocial framework and provides a range of services including child and family evaluations, emergency evaluations, and short-term therapeutic interventions for children and/or family members. Clinicians work within a multidisciplinary model and have direct interactions with the many medical specialty teams. The population served by the PCS includes children and families facing new diagnoses, chronic illnesses, acute medical or psychiatric crises, and children who have difficulty coping with their medical hospitalization. This interface between the psychiatric and medical services has been demonstrated to minimize the negative impact of the stressful experience, promote healthy coping, and help the child and family return to their prior state of emotional well-being.
 
Two to three postdoctoral fellowship positions in pediatric psychology are available within the PCS. Each fellowship is a full-time, 12-month position from September to August, consisting of clinical training in pediatric psychology consultation models and applied clinical research. The option for a second year advanced fellowship may be available with consideration of funding and matching fellow/program interests. Training experiences include participation in the PCS rounds and seminars, pediatric psychology seminar, the postdoctoral fellow research seminar, and departmental didactic seminars. Postdoctoral fellows receive weekly individual supervision in addition to live bedside supervision by psychology and psychiatry attendings.
 
Clinical activities include psychological consultation and treatment for children, adolescents, and young adults with acute or chronic medical and/or psychiatric conditions. Specific clinical services to be provided include appropriate consultation, diagnostic assessment and follow-up management of emotional problems, coping with physical illnesses, psychoeducation for youth and their families, support for unit health caregivers, liaison with multidisciplinary teams, and managing/facilitating case transfers from the medical floors to the community or to intensive psychiatry treatment programs. Treatment interventions range from supportive therapy, cognitive behavioral therapies, biofeedback-assisted relaxation training, parent management strategies, and insight-oriented interventions.
 
Each fellow can expect that approximately 20% of their time will be dedicated to applied research and academic pursuits. Current research and quality improvement opportunities exist in the areas of biofeedback assisted relaxation training, somatic symptom and related disorders, eating disorders, solid organ transplant, psychiatric boarding, consultation liaison outcomes, and treatment protocols for various psychiatric conditions. Potential research activities include study design, data analysis, grant writing, and manuscript preparation. Fellows will participate in ongoing research initiatives, with the opportunity to develop and complete independent projects. Evidence of a research product will be expected at the end of the fellowship year. Fellows will also be provided the opportunity to teach psychiatry fellows, predoctoral psychology interns, medical students and/or other trainees.
 
Applicants will have completed their doctoral training in psychology from an APA-accredited doctoral program and have completed a predoctoral internship in an APA-accredited program. Candidates with previous experience in pediatric psychology, consultation models, and collaboration within multidisciplinary settings are encouraged to apply. Strong interest and commitment to applied research are also preferred.
 
Application Deadline:  Wednesday, January 4, 2017
 
For specific questions concerning any of our postdoctoral fellowships, please e-mail: carol.berne@childrens.harvard.edu.

Staff Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, McLean Hospital (posted 10/20/16)

McLean Hospital is a comprehensive psychiatric hospital committed to providing easy access to superior quality, cost-effective mental health services in the Boston area, Massachusetts and beyond. Since 1811, McLean Hospital has been a world leader in the treatment of mental illness and chemical dependency, research into the cause of mental illness and the training of generations of mental health care providers. We invite you to become part of a team that delivers exceptional clinical care.
 
McLean Hospital is seeking to fill a full-time staff psychologist position in an intensive exposure-based treatment program for children and adolescents with anxiety disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). The position will include a concurrent appointment as an Instructor in Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. The position will commence in the fall/winter of 2016.
 
Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program, have completed an APA-accredited internship, and have a strong background in pediatric anxiety disorders/OCD and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. Candidates also must either be licensed or license-eligible in the state of Massachusetts.
 
As part of an intensive outpatient exposure-based program for pediatric anxiety disorders and OCD at McLean Hospital, a psychologist will have the unique opportunity to lead exposure groups, parent guidance groups, and family sessions. The psychologist will participate in weekly didactic seminars, case consultations, and group treatment planning meetings. In addition, the psychologist will provide supervision to clinical trainees and will play an integral role in the program’s intervention research.
 
As an equal opportunity employer, McLean seeks qualified candidates for all employment opportunities without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability or veteran status. McLean particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.
 
Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Kathryn Boger, Ph.D., at kboger@partners.org.

Assistant Professor Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Clinical Neuroscience, Clinical Division, Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (posted 10/3/16)

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Massachusetts
Amherst (http://www.umass.edu/pbs/) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty
position in Clinical Neuroscience at the Assistant Professor level in our Clinical Psychology
Program, starting in fall 2017. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in clinical psychology or a related
discipline, and have a research program with strong potential for extramural funding. The
successful candidate must have the requisite credentials for licensure as a psychologist and as a
health service provider in Massachusetts.
 
We seek top candidates with interests in applying clinical neuroscientific methods to study the
etiology, underlying mechanisms, and the assessment, prevention, or treatment of neurological
and psychological disorders. We welcome applications from candidates with a range of research
expertise, but especially encourage candidates with research foci in traumatic brain injury;
emotional, stress-related, or anxiety disorders; ADHD; chronic pain; and/or addictions. We are
especially interested in qualified candidates whose research, teaching, and service address
diversity.
 
Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and
teaching philosophy, samples of representative research papers, and the names of at least three
references. We will begin to review applications on November 7th, 2016, and we will continue
to accept applications until the position is filled. Please submit materials on-line at:
 
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. In reviewing applicants, we will 
favorably factor personal experiences, or experiences helping others, in overcoming barriers 
to an academic career or degree and/or other experiences with students and colleagues from 
diverse backgrounds or perspectives.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Counseling with a Specialization in School Counseling, Boston University School of Education (posted 9/30/16, start date 7/1/17)

Job Description
The School of Education at Boston University invites applications for the position of a full-time, non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology and Applied Human Development with a focus on preparing graduate students in a state approved licensure program in PK-12 school counseling.
 
As one of the nation’s leading institutions for education and research, Boston University has a rich legacy of serving both our internal community of students, faculty, and staff as well as greater Boston and the world community.  We are seeking a faculty member who shares Boston University School of Education’s commitment to both the preparation of school-based professionals and the advancement of research and scholarship in School Counseling.
 
The successful candidate will help advance the master’s program in Counseling, teach graduate courses in Counseling Psychology and Applied Human Development, advise masters students, and publish scholarly work.  The successful candidate will be one who has demonstrated a commitment to school counselor development and practice.  Specific expertise in school counseling program development and management and school counseling practice is required.  Other teaching possibilities include group counseling, theories of counseling, and counseling skills and techniques.  License-eligibility in Massachusetts as a school counselor, school adjustment counselor, or licensed mental health counselor is preferred.
 
This position begins July 1, 2017. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.  Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
 
Qualifications
  • An earned doctorate in Counseling Psychology, Counselor Education, or closely related field is required;
  • Expertise in school counseling;
  • Prior college or university teaching experience;
  • An established program of research in either issues relevant to school counseling, culturally responsive learning environments for children and youth, or positive youth development.
  • Excellent organizational skills; and
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with a history of professional engagement in professional counseling organizations generally and professional school counseling organizations, specifically.
Application Instructions
DO NOT APPLY THROUGH BOSTON UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCES WEBSITE
Applicants should submit the following documents electronically to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8012:
  • Cover letter explaining suitability for position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference
  • Samples of scholarship
  • Unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. V. Scott Solberg (ssolberg@bu.edu).
 
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment 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. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Tenure-Track Psychology Position, Department of Psychology, Stonehill College, North Easton (posted 9/7/16, deadline 10/15/16)

The Psychology Department at Stonehill College invites applicants for an assistant professor, tenure-track appointment in Psychology to begin July 2017.  This person will join a department of ten full-time faculty with a wide range of disciplinary expertise and a commitment to fostering diversity among faculty and students.
 
We seek applicants who have completed a Ph.D. or Ed.D. and are committed to excellence in teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduates in research.  We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in the area of clinical or counseling psychology as responsibilities will include teaching both a course in the candidate’s area of specialty and some of the existing Psychology courses.  Additional responsibilities include developing and/or maintaining a research program.  The Stonehill College Psychology Department is proud of its state of the art clinical and counseling research space and the successful candidate will be supported in developing an active research program that includes mentoring students.
 
Stonehill College is a private Catholic college just 22 miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in North Easton, Massachusetts.  With a student-faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages 2,400+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields.  Founded by the Congregation of the Holy Cross, Stonehill College’s mission includes a commitment to fostering social justice.
 
Interested candidates should submit online a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and a brief description of the proposed research plan.  Three recommendation letters are also required and each should be submitted online by the reference.  Submit required documentation via the URL link:
 
The application deadline is October 15, 2016.  Please email inquiries to Michael Tirrell, Chair of Psychology, at mtirrell@stonehill.edu.
Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.  Stonehill College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.

Director Position, Tommy Fuss Center for Neuropsychiatric Disease Research, Boston Children's Hospital (posted 5/7/16)

Boston Children’s Hospital Department of Psychiatry is seeking a Director for its newly created Tommy Fuss Center for Neuropsychiatric Disease Research (Tommy Fuss Center). The successful candidate will also assume leadership of all Psychiatry research in the dual role as Director of the Department’s Program in Behavioral Science (PBS).  The current PBS research portfolio spans Developmental Neuroscience, Developmental Psychopathology, Health Psychology, and Community Psychology.
 
The Tommy Fuss Center is an exciting new opportunity that significantly enhances the PBS research portfolio by targeting the understanding of the developmental pathways leading to major neuropsychiatric disorders. The primary goals of the Center will be to develop strategies to identify young children at risk for anxiety, depressive, and psychotic disorders along with innovative approaches to therapy that could limit the progression of these disorders, thereby promoting more positive developmental outcomes. The Center will be highly interdisciplinary and translational and will provide for both innovative research by scientists at all levels and training of the next generation of talented researchers to carry these efforts forth into future.
 
With over 140 faculty members (42 psychiatrists and 104 psychologists), the Department of Psychiatry’s active and diverse programs in clinical services, education, and research encompass all aspects of the field of child and adolescent behavioral health.  The Department is seeking leadership from a gifted mid- to senior level academic child psychiatrist or psychologist with an active research program that promotes the mission of the Tommy Fuss Center to advance understanding of developmental pathways leading to major neuropsychiatric disorders.  The successful candidate will demonstrate scholarly excellence through research productivity and a record of successful competition for external funding, a strong record of mentoring, and excellent leadership skills. A strong collaborative nature will be required to sustain and build partnerships both within and outside the hospital setting. The proposed position will be at either the rank of Professor or Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School. 
 
Letter of application detailing relevant experience and a recent curriculum vita should be sent to the Deborah Waber, PhD, Search Committee Chair, care of Christina Nikitopoulos, Department of Psychiatry, Boston Children’s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115. These materials may also be emailed to christina.nikitopoulos@childrens.harvard.edu or deborah.waber@childrens.harvard.edu. 
 
Boston Children's Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment 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.

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Child Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston (posted 4/7/16)

The Child Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, a Harvard Medical School-affiliated medical center, announces a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in clinical child psychology beginning September, 2016. Applicants should have completed a PhD in Clinical Psychology and a pre-doctoral internship with a child specialization at APA/CPA-accredited programs and should have a strong background in cognitive behavioral assessment and treatment of children and adolescents. This fellowship has both a clinical and research focus.  The fellow will provide direct clinical services to children and adolescents with anxiety disorders through our Intensive CBT Program.  Our program also offers the fellow the opportunity to conduct CBT with children, adolescents, and young adults participating in research protocols. The fellow will also be expected to participate in ongoing clinical research projects within our program with opportunities for manuscript authorship, presentations, grant writing, and development of independent research projects.  Direct supervision by licensed clinical psychologists will be provided.
 
To apply, please email a cover letter, CV, a representative publication, and three letters of reference to Dina Hirshfeld-Becker, PhD at dhirshfeld@mgh.harvard.edu.  Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  The Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and under-represented minorities.
 
About the MGH CHILD CBT Program
 
The Child Cognitive Behavioral Therapy program in the Department of Psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital provides short-term, problem-focused, empirically supported interventions to youth ages 3 to 24 years.  In addition to providing clinical care, MGH Child CBT program psychologists conduct collaborative research projects on CBT, child mental health, and developmental psychopathology and provide ongoing training and supervision to trainees and clinicians within and outside of MGH.

Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychologist Position, Continuing Care Program, University of Massachusetts (posted 4/2/16)

The UMass Adolescent Continuing Care Program is excited to announce an open position for a skilled clinical child and adolescent psychologist who will provide clinical services within the UMass Adolescent Continuing Care Inpatient Unit at the Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital. Clinical responsibilities include providing evidence-based individual, family, and group psychotherapy to severely traumatized and psychologically suffering adolescents who require an extended inpatient level of care.  
 
The UMass Adolescent Continuing Care Program is a fast-paced, dynamic work environment comprised of two 15-bed inpatient facilities sited on the grounds of the new, state of the art Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital. Patients range in age from thirteen to eighteen.  Patient population is culturally, ethnically, racially and socioeconomically diverse.  Assessment and treatment of clients is provided using a multidisciplinary, trauma-informed approach.  Because of the demonstrated level of need, clinical admissions typically stay from four to seven months, which enables them to receive comprehensive clinical services. Common psychiatric diagnoses for the patient population include Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Severe Mood Dysregulation, Disordered Eating, severe OCD, and early onset psychosis.  For the vast majority of the youths referred to the UMass ACCU, the impact of complex interpersonal trauma is quite apparent, and creative interventions are utilized to address the sequelae of trauma where conventional approaches have been insufficient.
 
In addition to offering extended clinical care, this program is also responsible for providing high quality inpatient forensic evaluations for adolescents.  Youth are referred for short-term admissions from the courts for assessment of competency to stand trial, criminal responsibility or to aid in sentencing.  Youth may be referred to this unit in order to be made competent to stand trial, or for support when found not delinquent or guilty by reason of mental illness.
 
It is also important to note that the UMass Adolescent Continuing Care Program is affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School and serves as a major training site not only for psychology interns and trainees, but also for psychiatric residents, medical students, nursing students, and trainees in both social work and occupational therapy. Weekly and monthly academic lecture series, as well as special clinical and research presentations provide a lively, intellectually stimulating environment with ample opportunity for discussion and learning.
 
Please encourage all interested and eligible parties to apply through the following job-posting:
 

Postdoctoral Opportunities in Clinical Research with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School (posted 3/17/16)

The Labs of Cognitive Neuroscience at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School are pleased to announce 2 postdoctoral positions conducting clinical research - both as part federally funded awards focusing on autism spectrum disorder. The postdoctoral fellow would work with a range of children on the autism spectrum while being supervised by a licensed clinical psychologist. Both positions provide opportunities for publication and training in research methods with this population. Please see the attached ads for more details.
 
 

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Autism Spectrum Disorders, National Autism Center and May Institute, Randolph (posted 3/3/16)

The National Autism Center and the May Institute are offering a post-doctoral fellowship for the 2016-2017 academic year, with an option to renew for the following year. 
 
The fellow will serve as the project coordinator for a federally funded research project (PI is Cynthia Anderson, PhD, BCBA-D) aimed at developing and evaluating a comprehensive, school-based intervention for children with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder.  The fellow will provide direct coaching and consultation to school-level teams made up of teachers para-professionals, and specialists, as well as parents. Coaching will focus on enhancing supports for students with ASD in areas of social communication, restricted interests, repetitive behavior, problem behavior, and academic challenges. In addition to coaching, the fellow will coordinate all aspects of data collection including direct observations in classrooms,  interviews with parents and teachers, and parent and teacher-completed rating scales. The fellow will have the opportunity to co-lead weekly team meetings with other research team members. 
 
Fellows will receive active mentoring in clinical and research skills and career development. If desired, fellows will have the opportunity to accrue supervised hours toward licensure as a Psychologist or Board Certified Behavior Analyst. 
 
Applicants to this position should have a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology, School Psychology, Behavior Analysis, or Special Education. Applicants should also have at least three years of experience working in an applied research team as well as working with children with ASD. Preference will be given to applicants who have their BCBA certification and experience working in public school settings.
 
If you have questions about the position, please contact Dr. Cynthia Anderson at canderson@mayinstitute.org.
 
To apply, please send the following materials to: Dr. Beth Jerskey, May Institute, 41 Pacella Park Drive, Randolph, Massachusetts, 02368. Applications will be reviewed as received until the positions are filled.
  • Letter of Intent :  A one or two page document summarizing your interests, experiences, fellowship plans, and future goals. Please specify the track(s) to which you are applying.
  • Curriculum Vitae:  Please be sure that your CV or letter of intent clearly documents the duration and intensity of your prior supervised experience specifically in clinical service delivery. This may include, for example, listing your total hours of experience, number of cases examined, and the role you played in the process (e.g., distinguishing ‘testing’ from ‘testing, interpretation, and preparation of written report).
  • References:  Names of three individuals who have agreed to serve as references and their contact information. 
Please note that official transcripts and verification of the completion of doctoral training are required prior to starting the position.

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Research, Labs of Cognitive Neuroscience, Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard School of Medicine (posted 12/3/15)

The Faja and Nelson Labs at the Labs of Cognitive Neuroscience at Boston Children’s Hospital have a
postdoctoral fellowship to conduct clinical research with children on the autism spectrum. The labs focus
on social cognition and social perception, the impacts of early biological and psychosocial adversity, and
understanding phenotypic differences in autism using electrophysiological and behavioral measurement
tools. The postdoctoral fellow will contribute to a NIH-funded, multisite project that seeks to establish tools
that can be used as biomarkers and/or sensitive and reliable objective assays of social impairment in
autism spectrum disorder (ASD) clinical trials. Specifically, the project aims to accelerate the development
of effective treatments for social impairment in ASD by validating (a) outcome measures that will be
sensitive and reliable assessments of response to treatment and EEG and (b) eye-tracking (ET)
biomarkers that can be used to reduce heterogeneity of samples via stratification, indicate early efficacy,
and/or demonstrate target engagement with 4- to 11-year-olds with autism.
 
The fellow will conduct diagnostic and cognitive evaluations for children with autism spectrum disorder
and typically development and providing feedback to families under the supervision of a licensed clinical
psychologist. As well, the postdoctoral fellow may be involved with administering EEG and eye-tracking
measures to children with autism. Other responsibilities potentially include: (1) Assisting with preparing
extramural grant applications; (2) Preparing and submitting first-authored and co-authored manuscripts
for publication; (3) Mentoring students and staff; (4) Overseeing data collection for behavioral tasks and
surveys completed by parents. The motivated fellow will also have opportunities for development of skills
in electrophysiological processing and analysis and independent grant writing. The position is available
immediately, but the start date is flexible (i.e., including summer 2016).
 
The Faja Lab and Nelson Labs are part of a research network in the Laboratories of Cognitive
Neuroscience that includes a multidisciplinary team of researchers with expertise from a wide range of
fields, including neuroscience, psychology, and education. In collaboration with clinical experts in fields
such as developmental pediatrics and child neurology, we are working to expand our knowledge of child
development and developmental disorders. Areas of focus include the development of memory and face
processing, the impact of environmental factors such as stress on cognitive development, and
understanding causes of and treatments for autism, ADHD, and dyslexia. Through this collaborative and
comprehensive approach, we aim to drive the science forward as rapidly as possible, so that we can
translate what we learn into earlier identification, improved therapies, and better outcomes for children
and families affected by developmental disorders. Boston Children’s Hospital is ranked as the top
children’s hospital in the United States and is committed research and to building a diverse workforce.
Applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities are strongly encouraged. For further information
please contact, susan.faja@childrens.harvard.edu.
 
Requirements:
• Doctoral degree from an APA-Accredited program in Clinical Psychology
• Successful completion of an APA-accredited or APPIC-member internship
• Experience administering, scoring, and interpreting intellectual and diagnostic assessments for children
• Experience and formal coursework in psychopathology and psychotherapy with children and adolescents
• Excellent written communication, interpersonal skills and clinical skills
• Previous experience working with individuals with autism spectrum disorder
 
To apply, please submit: (1) Letter of interest; (2) CV/Resume to susan.faja@childrens.harvard.edu
Candidates being considered for this position will be asked to provide 3 letters of professional reference
and a writing sample.