Post Doctoral Fellow in Clinical/Counseling Psychology

at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, United States

Job Description

Post Doctoral Fellow in Clinical/Counseling Psychology

Posting Number S00905JP Department Counseling Service Job Summary

Bowdoin College Counseling Service is seeking a post-doctoral fellow to join the Counseling Staff comprised of three psychologists, two licensed professional counselors, three part time psychiatric providers, and 1-2 pre-doctoral or masters level interns. This is a 9-month position that will begin in August of 2018 and conclude in May of 2019. This positon has a competitive salary and full benefits. The position will allow a candidate to train as a staff clinician with a highly experienced, cross culturally diverse, dynamic, team-oriented, and highly committed clinical staff. The post-doctoral fellow will receive supervision and training opportunities and will assist the Director of Training as needed. In addition, the fellow will participate in co-leading and facilitating groups and outreach activities.

The Counseling Service is committed to providing the highest level of counseling/clinical care for students with adjunctive services and programming from a cross-cultural and mindfulness based perspective. The fellow is expected to engage fully in three essential areas of service: individual counseling with students; outreach consultations to the college community; and crisis management that includes evening and weekend on call coverage. We are looking for individuals who have a vision of how they could contribute to the diversity of our campus community; offer a new and innovative perspective to the programming currently offered by our college counseling service; and who have demonstrated the ability to follow through with their vision.

Education/Skills Requirements

Applicants must have completed all requirements for the doctoral degree or are within several months of doing so by the start of the fellowship. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. A sense of humor. Ability to work well with a team of clinical professionals (including consulting psychiatrists, a substance abuse therapist, and neuropsychologists) as well as with staff and faculty. A strong capacity for self-reflection and commitment to hearing and acting upon feedback from supervisors, colleagues and clients. Demonstrated understanding of how personal identity specific to race, gender, social class, disability, religion, and LGTQ status intersects with psychological health and well-being of students.

Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents

Applicants possessing a year or more of counseling center experience with an interest in training masters or pre-doctoral interns will be given the highest priority. Expertise and experience in working with substance abuse issues, eating disorders, and mindfulness-based stress management is preferred. Multicultural competence, including but not limited to experience and expertise in working with students of color, students from lower income backgrounds, first generation college students, and LGBTQ students, is a must. Additionally, a commitment to feminist psychology, integrating mindfulness and psychotherapy, psychology of men and masculinity, sports psychology, DBT , CBT , and/or short-term models of psychotherapy would augment the Counseling Center’s current areas of emphasis.

Standard Work Days and Hours

This is a 9-month position that will begin in August of 2022 and conclude in May of 2023. This is an exempt position requiring time commitment necessary to satisfactorily complete job requirements. Typical hours are 8:30am – 5:00pm but evening and weekend on call coverage is required. This position will be eligible for consideration for an additional academic term appointment.

About Bowdoin

Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff-with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.

We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.

Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.

Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.

Shift Employment Category Full Time Academic Year FTE 0.73 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Salaried Background Check Package Requirements Faculty/Administrative Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? No Posting Date 01/24/2022 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled Yes Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information

Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.

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Job Posting: JC202924332

Posted On: Jan 26, 2022

Updated On: Feb 02, 2022