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Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship - Manhattan

Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Pediatric OCD, Anxiety, and Tic Disorders Program (POCAT)

We are currently accepting applications for a two-year postdoctoral clinical psychology fellowship with a focus on children and adolescents struggling with OCD, anxiety, and/or tic disorders through the Pediatric OCD, Anxiety, and Tic Disorders (POCAT) Program.

The POCAT fellowship aims to provide an opportunity for an exceptional clinical scientist to contribute to clinical and research programs benefiting children and adolescents with OCD, anxiety, and related disorders. In the first year, the fellow will be actively involved in program development and clinical care to increase programming for OCD and related disorders in the outpatient and adolescent partial hospital program at New York Presbyterian Hospital, under the supervision of a licensed clinical psychologist and in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team of psychology, psychiatry, social work, and other specialized care providers. In the second year, the fellow will continue engaging in program development, research and clinical care in another branch of POCAT and will work within Weill Cornell Medicine’s Intensive Treatment Program for OCD and Anxiety.

A variety of didactics, case conferences, and grand rounds are offered to fellows to enhance their training and engage in professional development. The fellow will contribute to ongoing clinical and translational research studies focused on the development of novel interventions and the effective dissemination and implementation of existing evidence based treatments for OCD, anxiety, and related disorders. Opportunities for developing independent research interests, writing and/or contributing to manuscripts and grants are encouraged. Opportunities for transitioning to faculty following the fellowship period may be available.

Diversity is one of Weill Cornell Medicine’s core values and is essential to achieving excellence in patient care, research, and education. We welcome applications from candidates who share our commitment to fostering a culture of fairness, equity, and belonging. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Requirements: Applicants must have a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program, evidence potential to participate in collaborative research, and be able to submit materials required to obtain the limited permit issued by the New York State Department of Education before their start date. Experience in applying evidence-based treatments across a range of clinical settings is encouraged.

Application deadline: December 15, 2020. Interviews are offered on a rolling basis upon receipt of application.

Start Date: September 1, 2021
Fellowship Duration: Two years
Salary: Salary is competitive with full health benefits and vacation package included.
Application: Applicants should send current curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation, along with a letter of interest describing research, clinical, teaching, and program development experiences that may be a match for this fellowship, training goals for the fellowship, & future career goals. Please send applications electronically to:


Avital Falk, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry
Director, Pediatric OCD, Anxiety, and Tic Disorders (POCAT) Program
Program Director, Intensive Treatment Program (ITP) for OCD and Anxiety
avf2003@med.cornell.edu

Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Program for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Studies (PATSS)

A full-time postdoctoral position is available at Weill Cornell Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Program for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Studies (PATSS). Postdoctoral fellows will participate and clinical and research endeavors targeting survivors of trauma, which may include populations such as active duty Service Members, veterans and their family members, healthcare workers caring for COVID-19 patients, MST survivors, and other trauma populations including burn and World Trade Center survivors.

Training will be provided in state-of-theart clinical assessment and treatment of trauma-related diagnoses distance technologies for provision of treatment and virtual reality simulations in the treatment of trauma. Responsibilities include conducting assessments, providing evidence-based treatments, serving as project coordinator, aiding in recruitment, and other clinical and administrative roles. The individual will be an integral member of a vibrant trauma program.

Applicants should have the following qualifications: 1) demonstrated interest in trauma, 2) completion of an APA- accredited internship; 3) doctorate from an APA-accredited doctoral program and 4) eligible for New York State limited permit or have a NYS psychology license. CBT training and experience with PTSD preferred. We plan to hire 1-2 postdoctoral fellows.

Diversity is one of Weill Cornell Medicine’s core values and is essential to achieving excellence in patient care, research, and education. We welcome applications from candidates who share our commitment to fostering a
culture of fairness, equity, and belonging. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Interested parties should apply by emailing a cover letter, CV (with references), and two letters of recommendation by December 20th at 11:59 PM EST.

JoAnn Difede, PhD
Email: jdifede@med.cornell.edu
Director, Program for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Studies Weill Cornell Medicine
525 East 68th Street, Box 200
New York, NY 10065
Please copy Mariel Emrich (mae2050@med.cornell.edu) on all correspondence.

Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Cognitive Therapy Clinic

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity in the Cornell Cognitive Therapy Clinic: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Weill Cornell Medicine's Department of Psychiatry offers a one-year post-doctoral clinical fellowship for a psychologist, starting September 1, 2021.  The fellowship offers intensive training in individual cognitive-behavior psychotherapy.  The patient population consists of adults with a wide variety of acute emotional and behavioral disorders.  There are many opportunities to participate in, and to develop clinical research studies. Candidates must have Doctorate by start date.

Please send C.V. and letter of interest by December 15, 2020 to:

Susan Evans, Ph.D.
Director of Education in Psychology
425 East 61st Street, PH Floor
New York, NY 10065

or e-mail to: sue2002@med.cornell.edu

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Child, Adolescent & Young Adult Anxiety Disorders

The Division of Child Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Upper East Side Manhattan campus, is accepting applications for a two-year postdoctoral clinical psychology fellowship with a focus on adolescent and young adults services within the Youth Anxiety Center. 

The Youth Anxiety Center fellowship aims to provide an opportunity for an exceptional clinical scientist to contribute to clinical and research programs benefiting children, adolescents, and young adults with anxiety and related disorders. The fellow will provide clinical care in the outpatient and partial hospital programs at New York Presbyterian Hospital, under the supervision of a licensed clinical psychologist and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of psychology, psychiatry, social work, and other specialized care providers. A variety of didactics, case conferences, and grand rounds are offered to fellows to enhance their training and engage in professional development. The fellow will also participate in supervising graduate student externs. The fellow will contribute to ongoing clinical and translational research studies focused on the development of novel interventions, the neurobiology of anxiety disorders, and the effective dissemination and implementation of existing evidence based treatments for anxiety and related disorders. Opportunities for developing independent research interests, writing and/or contributing to manuscripts and grants are encouraged. Opportunities for transitioning to faculty following the fellowship period may be available but are not guaranteed.

Requirements: Applicants must have a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program, evidence potential to participate in collaborative research, and be able to submit materials required to obtain the limited permit issued by the New York State Department of Education before their start date. Experience in applying evidence-based treatments (e.g. CBT, DBT) across a range of clinical settings is encouraged.

Application deadline: December 15, 2020. Interviews held in January.
Start Date: September 1, 2021
Fellowship Duration: Two years
Salary: Salary is competitive with full health benefits and vacation package included.
Application: Applicants should send current curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation, along with a letter of interest describing research, clinical, teaching, and program development experiences that may be a match for this fellowship, training goals for the fellowship, & future career goals. Please send applications electronically to:

Shannon M. Bennett, Ph.D.
Clinical Director, Youth Anxiety Center at Weill Cornell Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital
525 East 68th street, New York, NY 10065
smb9017@med.cornell.edu

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Rehabilitation and Psychiatric Neuropsychology

The Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine is offering a two-year postdoctoral fellowship position in clinical neuropsychology. The fellowship provides advanced training in clinical neuropsychology in physical medicine & rehabilitation and psychiatry settings that are consistent with the Houston Conference guidelines. The goal is to prepare the fellow for a career as a clinical neuropsychologist and for board certification by the American Board of Professional Psychology/American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology. 

The fellow will be located at the Weill Cornell campus of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. NewYork-Presbyterian is the #1 ranked hospital in New York City, #4 ranked hospital in the U.S., and has psychiatry and rehabilitation medicine programs ranked in the top 10 nationally. Clinical cases primarily involve (1) inpatient neuropsychological assessment of patients undergoing acute rehabilitation and (2) neuropsychological assessment of psychiatric inpatients. Presenting concerns on the rehabilitation unit commonly include stroke, brain tumor, traumatic brain
injury, and cognitive dysfunction in the context of medical illness. Referral questions in psychiatry include diagnostic clarification for neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, and Lewy Body dementia; neuropsychological assessment in first-episode psychosis and prodromal schizophrenia; and evaluation of cognitive function in neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD and autism spectrum disorder. There are also opportunities to conduct outpatient diagnostic evaluations in the Department of Psychiatry’s Adult Outpatient
Department and Partial Hospitalization Program. Training is based on an apprenticeship model in which the fellow works closely with clinical neuropsychologists and is integrated within interdisciplinary treatment teams. The fellow will also have opportunities to supervise junior trainees. 

A broad range of didactic opportunities are available which include biweekly neuropsychology didactics focused on topical presentations, case conferences, and journal club; weekly neurorehabilitation didactics; weekly Department of Psychiatry grand rounds; monthly Psychology grand rounds; and monthly Department of Rehabilitation Medicine grand rounds. Applicants with demonstrated experience and interest in  linical research are strongly encouraged to apply as there is expected to be substantial time available to participate in ongoing research projects. These include: (1) an NIH-funded clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of a working memory intervention for inpatients with stroke; (2) a longitudinal study evaluating cognitive and psychiatric outcomes after COVID-19; and (3) the use of virtual reality (VR) for anxiety in patients undergoing inpatient rehabilitation.

Diversity is one of Weill Cornell Medicine’s core values and is essential to achieving excellence in patient care, research, and education. We welcome applications from candidates who share our commitment to fostering a culture of fairness, equity, and belonging. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer,
providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Salary: salary is competitive with full benefits and vacation package
included.

Requirements: applicants must have a doctorate in psychology and
be able to submit materials required to obtain the limited permit issued
by the New York State Department of Education.

Application: Deadline for application is January 2, 2021.

Applicants should send via email: a cover letter, CV, and two letters of
recommendation in one combined PDF file to Abhishek Jaywant,
Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology at
abj2006@med.cornell.edu

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