Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellowship

Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellow

The Child Study Center (CSC)
NYU Langone Medical Center

The Child Study Center (CSC) is seeking a Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellow for the Stress, Trauma and Resilience Center.  This will be a two year position for a candidate who has completed their pre-doctoral internship in psychology.  The Post-Doc will participate in supervision with licensed Psychologists and other faculty members in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  The position begins July 2015.

Salary: year one = $41,000   year two = $43,000


•    Candidate must have already completed a pre-doctoral internship in psychology

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

The Post-Doc in Trauma at the CSC will be involved in 3 categories of activities:

1-    Trauma Systems Therapy (TST) – Supervisor: Adam Brown
        TST is a systems oriented approach to training organizations that provide care to traumatized youth and families. TST is both a clinical and organizational model, which is currently being disseminated nationally in mental health, child welfare, and school based settings.

  • Receive training in the Trauma Systems Therapy model
  • Participate in 2 federally funded projects to create trauma informed child welfare systems
  • Participate as a member of the TST Development team including contributing to the development and dissemination of TST
  • Co-lead TST trainings and provide ongoing consultation to agencies implementing TST

2-    Clinical role in the Faculty Group Practice (FGP) - Supervisor: Adam Brown, and other faculty within the FGP as appropriate

  • Be an active member of the Stress, Trauma, and Resilience Treatment (START) team in FGP:
  • Screening, assessment and treatment for trauma referrals
  • Active member of the community crisis response team
  • Provide assessment and treatment for a variety of patient referrals (not-trauma specific) in the FGP

3-    Evaluation – Supervisor: Bonnie Kerker

  • Take the lead, under supervision, of a small evaluation project within the trauma team. Such projects might include (but would not be limited to):
  • A psychometric study of a trauma-related instrument.
  • The modification and testing of a trauma-related instrument for a specific sub-population.
  • The evaluation of TST or other trauma-related interventions at a specific site.
  • Assist with overall program evaluation for agencies implementing TST.

Application Instructions:
Please submit to
•    Letter of interest
•    Curriculum Vitae
•    Two letters of reference                               

Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychology

Boston Children’s Hospital Boston, Refugee Trauma and Resilience Center
Boston, MA

The Refugee Trauma and Resilience at Boston Children’s Hospital is currently recruiting a postdoctoral fellow. The fellow will be involved in research activities related to a federally-funded study of trauma, mental health, and violence among Somali refugees, as well as projects related to intervention development and evaluation. The postdoctoral fellow will be responsible study and program coordination, and will assist the PI Heidi Ellis in data analysis and manuscript/grant writing, and report-writing. This position offers mentorship and career development opportunities through an active, multidisciplinary research program at the Program of Behavioral Sciences in the Department of Psychiatry at Children’s Hospital Boston, and an appointment as Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in the area of cross-cultural research, trauma and violence, and/or violent extremism.  Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills will be important.  Strong multivariate statistical analysis skills required.  Must work well in a collaborative, interdisciplinary, multi-cultural team environment. Please apply by sending electronic copies of your Letter of Interest, Current CV, a writing sample, and three letters of reference to Ms. Carol Berne at We will accept applications on a rolling basis until position is filled. 

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