Postdoctoral Scholar Jobs at Iowa State University, United States

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  • Post Date: December 8, 2021
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Appointment Type:

Post Doc/Trainee


Job Description:

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

The Student Counseling Services at Iowa State University is pleased to offer a Post-Doctoral Fellowship (post-doc) position for the 2022-2023 academic year. SCS is within the Division of Student Affairs. This is a 12-month, 2000-hour, full-time position with a preferred start date of August 1, 2022.


This position affords the post-doc the opportunity to work in a dynamic university counseling center that serves a diverse undergraduate and graduate student body. Under the supervision of a licensed psychologist, the post-doc will provide individual, couples, and group therapy from a short-term therapy model, conduct intake evaluations, crisis assessment and intervention, and provide outreach programs and consultation to the campus community. There are also opportunities for supervision of trainees from a doctoral program in counseling psychology and to pursue concentration areas (for a semester or for the year). Potential concentration areas include the following: Diversity, Eating Disorders, Training & Supervision, Grief & Loss, Group Therapy, Sport Psychology, and Trauma Recovery.


The post-doc will attend regularly scheduled team meetings for case disposition and supervision as well as weekly staff meetings and trainings. The post-doc will receive a minimum of 1.5 hours of face-to-face weekly supervision from a licensed psychologist. Also, the post-doc will attend weekly training seminars that include professional development topics, supervision of supervision, and trainings on various clinical issues. Other interests and areas for training during the post-doctoral fellowship are negotiable with the SCS Training Director.


Additional information:

The salary is $49,440 for the 12-month appointment. University benefits include health and dental insurance, 24 vacation and 18 sick days, and 5 days of professional leave. The post-doc will work alongside senior staff and will have their own furnished counseling office that is equipped with a computer, phone, and video recording system.


All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, official transcripts, and the successful completion of a background check.


Required Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have completed the requirements for a doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology and an APA-accredited doctoral internship by the position start date.


Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates should be knowledgeable of college student development, interested in working with a diverse university population, and experience with crisis assessment and intervention. Strong candidates will also have experience with intakes/triage, providing clinical supervision, and facilitated group therapy or workshops.


Department/Program & College Description:

Student Counseling Services (SCS) provides clinical and campus-based services to help students achieve their educational and personal goals. SCS supports the holistic well-being of every Iowa State student and promotes a healthy and inclusive community through clinical services, outreach, consultation, crisis intervention and collaboration with campus partners. SCS has a multi-disciplinary team, a doctoral practicum program, and a thriving group therapy program. SCS has been accredited by IACS since 1966.


Department Unit/Website:

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Proposed Start Date:

August 1, 2022



Proposed End Date or Length of Term:

July 31, 2023



Number of Months Employed Per Year:

12 Month Work Period



Time Type:

Full time



Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter


If you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.



Original Posting Date:

December 7, 2021


Posting Close Date:

January 11, 2022



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  • INDUSTRYEducation
  • QualificationDoctorate Degree (Ph.D.)
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