Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA, Department of Psychiatry invites applications for a post-doctoral clinical fellowship position to work in several diverse hospital and outpatient mental health clinic settings. Successful candidates will be involved in clinical evaluation and treatment of adults presenting at three separate LSUHSC clinical sites including the Cancer Research Center at University Medical Center, Gastroenterology Clinic located in the Uptown area of New Orleans, as well the Behavioral Sciences Center outpatient mental health clinic in downtown New Orleans. Primary duties for this position will be addressing the behavioral health needs of patients presenting with digestive disease including small bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), therapeutic endoscopy and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) at our GI clinic. At the LSUHSC Cancer Research Center, trainees will also have the unique opportunity of working with a diverse population of patients and their families presenting with difficulties associated with living and coping with their cancer diagnoses as an integral member of the multidisciplinary treatment team. The position will provide postdoctoral clinical hours and supervision necessary for licensure.
The primary duties for this position will be providing short-term, evidence based cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal, supportive treatment approaches. Opportunities for work with specialized populations – e.g., children, adolescents, older adults, those with mood/attention-deficit disorders, and/or severe mental health challenges etc. will also be available through the LSUHSC Behavioral Sciences Center including providing comprehensive psychological assessments. Although the primary responsibilities of the position are clinical in nature, time and opportunities are available for professional development, grant-related and independent research. Interaction with our predoctoral interns and lecturing opportunities through our APA accredited psychology internship training program’s didactics and case conference series are also provided. This fellowship track meets the licensure requirements for Clinical Psychologists in the State of Louisiana.
Located in New Orleans, LA this community offers a diverse, fun, and rich cultural experience, lower-cost but high-quality lifestyle. Competitive salary and benefits are also provided. Anticipated start: Summer 2018 (ideally July 1). Appointment is for 1 year but may be available for 2 years.
· Applicants should have completed their doctoral degree
(inclusive of internship) by the start of employment and be provisionally license-eligible by the start of the training year and will be encouraged to pursue licensure in Louisiana during the year.
· Applicants must come from an APA- or CPA-Accredited clinical doctoral psychology training program. Applicants must have completed all requirements of their doctoral degrees by the start of the fellowship, including dissertation, and APA- or CPA-accredited internships.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume online: https://www.lsuhsc.edu/Administration/hrm/CareerOpportunities/Home/Detail/2025
Applications will be accepted until filled.
The LSUHSC School of Medicine in New Orleans encourages women and minority candidates to submit applications for this position.
LSUHSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.