Albany Medical College/Albany Medical Center (NY): Postdoctoral Fellowship

Albany Medical College/Albany Medical Center (NY): Postdoctoral Fellowship

Albany Medical College/Albany Medical Center

Department of Psychiatry

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology

2014-2015

The Albany Medical College (Albany Medical Center), Department of Psychiatry invites applications for a full-time, one year, Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology.  The fellowship is designed to prepare Fellows to function as capable professional psychologists assuming multiple roles within an academic psychiatry department or other practice based academic institution.

The position offers extensive supervised experience in a number of clinical, research, academic, teaching, and supervisory roles. Fellows are highly encouraged to develop and conduct projects of personal interest and/or value for the department and are also actively involved in ongoing departmental training and research initiatives. Current projects involve a range of activities, including: program development, consultation and collaboration within and across departments/services in the areas of clinical assessment, medical training, complex dual diagnosis treatment, genetics, eating disorders, bariatrics and metabolic disorders. Research endeavors typically include opportunities for authorship and conference presentations. One of our post-doctoral fellows assumes at least half-time responsibilities in a consulting and clinical role with our affiliated eating disorders program. Fellows are provided ample clinical hours and supervision leading to competency for independent practice and preparation for licensure.

Fellows are expected to possess the capacity for collaboration as well as independent self-directed academic work. We desire Fellows with excellent interpersonal skills and strong clinical, research, and writing abilities.

The Fellowship is a full time, year-long program with a salary of $40,000, full health benefits and scheduled vacation. The program accepts three (3) Fellows per year. We currently are looking at filling one remaining position.  The training year begins September 1st and ends August 31st. The program is coordinated by the Director of Training, Robert Hubbell, PsyD, and the Department Chair, Victoria Balkoski, MD.

We are extending our recruitment process and welcome additional applications at this time.Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please see the attached handbook for additional program information.

Applicants should send (e-mail, preferred) a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and two (2) letters of reference to:

Robert Hubbell, PsyD

Albany Medical Center

Department of Psychiatry

25 Hackett Blvd., MC-164

Albany, NY 12208

HubbelR@mail.amc.edu