Post-Doc Research Associate

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: North Wilkesboro, NORTH CAROLINA

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Post-Doc Research Associate  
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Post-Doc Research Associate  
UNC-Chapel Hill  
Job Summary:
The Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders (CEED) in the Department of Psychiatry at the UNC-CH School of Medicine invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellowship Position. The UNC CEED is an evidence-based program that provides outstanding multidisciplinary inpatient and outpatient care for individuals with eating disorders. The fellowâ??s primary responsibilities will include conducting comprehensive eating disorder evaluations, providing individual and group psychotherapy, and conducting family based treatment. Advanced training and supervision will be provided on both inpatient and outpatient levels of care. Our training philosophy is based on the scientist-practitioner model: we provide fellows with advanced skills in the practice of psychology and integrate research and clinical services in a specialized eating disorder treatment facility. The CEED works with a number of trainees at different levels including graduate students from a variety of disciplines, psychology interns, dietitians, medical students, and residents, offering the opportunity to provide supervision and also collegial interaction with peers. Following the completion of training, the fellow will be prepared to function independently at the assistant professor level within a medical school or other professional setting.  
Minimum Qualifications:
Qualified applicants will have a strong background in Clinical Psychology and will have completed their doctoral training and pre-doctoral internship at APA-accredited programs by the start of the fellowship year (flexible target of 9/1/2017). The successful candidate will be required to take the EPPP before the start of the post-doc and be provisionally licensed in NC (pending post-doctoral clinical hours) by the position start date. A clinical or research background in eating disorders or evidence of dedication to the field of eating disorders is encouraged but not required. Experience with cognitive-behavioral therapy or dialectical behavior therapy is required.Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology  
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