Post-Doc Residency Position in Brooklyn, NY

Post-Doc Residency Position in Brooklyn, NY

VA New York Harbor Health Care System

Brooklyn Campus

Postdoctoral Residency – Geropsychology



We are recruiting 2 fellows for our one year Geropsychology Residency Training Program.  Geropsychology Fellows will have experiences in neuropsychological assessment, geriatric primary care and memory disorders clinic, geriatric cognitive rehabilitation, palliative care, psycho-oncology, and home-based primary care. Research opportunities are available as well.

The VA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applicants from diverse backgrounds regarding ethnic, racial, gender and personal backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Deadline for submission of application materials:  January 16, 2015

Start Date: September, 2015

Stipend:  $47,626

Benefits: 13 days annual leave, up to 13 days sick leave, health insurance

Commission on Accreditation Status: The Postdoctoral Residency Program in Geropsychology has submitted the self-study for APA accreditation.

General Qualifications

Eligible candidates must:

  • be a U.S. citizen.
  • be a student in good standing in an APA-accredited Clinical or Counseling psychology doctoral program, or
  • have completed a doctoral degree, including dissertation defense, from an APA-accredited Clinical or Counseling Psychology program prior to the start date of the fellowship. Note: Persons with a Ph.D. in another area of psychology who meet the APA criteria for respecialization training in Clinical or Counseling Psychology are also eligible to apply.
  • successfully complete an APA-accredited psychology internship.


The VA New York Harbor postdoctoral fellowship program complies with all guidelines set forth by the Association of Psychology, Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC). These policies can be accessed at the APPIC website

The fellowship program also abides by all American Psychological Association guidelines and requirements. APA can be contacted at:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation

Education Directorate

American Psychological Association

750 First Street, NE

Washington, DC, 20002-4242.

(202) 336-5979

Selection and Interview Process

All completed applications are reviewed by the Training Committee. Based on a systematic review of all applications, some candidates are invited to interview. Interviews are held on the VANYHHS Brooklyn Campus, but telephone or video interviews can also be arranged to decrease interview burden. We aim to notify all applicants regarding their interview status by January 23.

We adhere to the APPIC uniform notification policy: We will make offers on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. An applicant receiving an offer will be allowed to hold the offer for 24 hrs. Prior to February 17, we will consider making a reciprocal offer if a top applicant receives a bona fide offer from another postdoctoral training program.

To apply to the program click here.