Research Postdoctoral Fellowship Announcement Emphasis on: Adverse Childhood Experiences, Childhood Trauma &Toxic Stress

New Position, Start Date: September 2018 (negotiable)

The Florida State University College of Medicine (FSUCOM) Immokalee Health Education Site is accepting applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship  at the FSU Center for Child Stress & Health.

The Fellow will assist with the development of programs on assessment and treatment for adverse childhood experiences and other types of trauma and stress in primary care settings. Research work will emphasize the use of Information Technology to create innovative behavior interventions and screening measures. The Fellow will work closely with faculty advisors in coordinating and overseeing all aspects of the study including data collection  and dissemination of findings.

Training Site: The FSU Center for Child Stress & Health<>  serves as an integrated primary care resource center for patients, families,  and healthcare providers of children exposed to toxic stress, especially children living in rural, minority, and underserved communities. The Center was recently selected to become a National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative<> (NCTSI) Category II, Treatment and Service  Adaptation Center. The Center will serve as a national resource on effective  treatment and service approaches for child trauma experienced by children

- specifically those from migrant farm-working families. Clinical supervision  is available for applicants who are interested in pursuing licensure as a psychologist in the state of Florida.

Clinical services are provided at the Pediatrics Clinic of the Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida<> (HCN) - a teaching site for the FSUCOM. The HCN includes the Immokalee Health Education  Site and is a designated Federally Qualified Health Center that serves as a training site for medical students, psychology postdoctoral fellows and other health trainees. The Fellows choosing licensure supervision will provide  clinical services within the context of a multidisciplinary healthcare team.

Immokalee is located in beautiful Southwest Florida. The patient population is made up primarily of Latino migrant farm workers but also includes Haitian,  African American and a rural Caucasian population. Immokalee is situated approximately 30 minutes from Naples and Fort Myers, an area known for its beaches and cultural activities.

Eligibility: PhD in Clinical Psychology or related field (i.e., School Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Family & Child Sciences, etc.). Fluency in Spanish is preferred. Candidates should be committed to serving an underserved population consistent with the mission of the Florida State University College of Medicine to train providers for underserved populations.

Benefits: Stipend of $47,658.60 plus a generous benefits package.

Please submit any inquiries to:

Javier I. Rosado, PhD

Director of Clinical Training

(239) 658-3056 or