82 MONITOR ON PSYCHOLOGY • FEBRUARY 2015
PRIVATE PRACTICE OPPORTUNITY: Grayson & Associates,
established in 1985, has grown into
a large and thriving, multidisciplinary, private mental health practice in Birmingham, AL. We are
currently seeking psychologists to
provide outpatient and inpatient
treatment in our Birmingham and
Montgomery offices. All candidates
must have a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and be licensed in the state
of Alabama. Note these are full-time positions. Send curriculum vitae and cover letters to Dr. Storey at
TRAUMA RECOVERY CEN-
PSYCHOLOGIST: The UCSF De-
partment of Psychiatry invites appli-
cations for a Clinical Psychologist for
the Trauma Recovery Center (TRC)
at the San Francisco General Hospi-
tal (SFGH). This award-winning, na-
tionally recognized program is de-
signed to increase access to services
for victims of interpersonal violence.
The TRC has developed a new mod-
el of clinically and cost-effective care
for victims of interpersonal violence,
combining outreach, case manage-
ment, assistance with law enforce-
ment, and trauma-informed therapy
to deal with the emotional wounds
inflicted by interpersonal violence.
The TRC serves some of California’s
most vulnerable individuals. Our tar-
get population includes victims of
sexual assault, domestic violence,
gunshot injuries, stabbings and fam-
ily members of homicide victims and
survivors of political torture and indi-
viduals with traumatic brain injury.
The TRC is led by Alicia Boccellari,
Ph.D., and is staffed by a multidisci-
plinary team. The clinician-educator
role offers the opportunity to partici-
pate in teaching, supervision, and de-
velopment of educational programs
for residents, medical students, and
other trainees; to provide patient care;
to develop a defined area of scholar-
ship and/or clinical research; and to
provide individual and group super-
vision to clinical staff. This position
will be appointed at the assistant or
associate professor rank, in a series
commensurate with experience. The
anticipated start date is July 1, 2015,
or thereafter. Qualifications include
Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited graduate
program; licensed by the California
Board of Psychology at the time of the
appointment; minimum of three years
of experience in providing evidence-based, trauma-focused treatment.
Additional qualifications include strong
clinical skills, experience in a clinical leadership position, strong enthusiasm, vision, excellent teaching and
supervision skills, experience, interest
and commitment in working with culturally diverse, low-income and medically indigent patient populations.
Spanish speaking skills are desirable.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, the
search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately. Apply
online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/
apply/JPF00208. UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
UCSF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS: Two one-year post-doctoral fellowship positions available in
a psychiatric hospital. One position
is on the adult unit and one on the
adolescent unit. Opportunities include individual and group therapy,
psychological testing and program
development. The patients are an
interesting and diverse population
presenting with severe mental illness. The emphasis is on rapid assessment, theory-based short-term
interventions and coordination of
services with a multi-disciplinary
team. This is a full time position,
$30,000 with benefits. Applications
should be submitted immediately
and will be accepted until the positions are filled. Positions to begin
September 2015. Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae and two letters of reference to Elaine Alvarez,
Ph.D., Gateways Hospital, 1891 Effie St., Los Angeles, CA 90026.
POSTDOCTORAL RESIDENCY, CHILD ABUSE AND TRAUMA: The Child & Family Guidance
Center is seeking motivated, qualified applicants for our postdoctoral
residency program. The postdoctoral residency is a full year (
September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016)
40-hour week program. The Center provides comprehensive training and supervision on interventions
with an ethnically diverse population of children and families who
have experienced sexual/physical
abuse, neglect and/or domestic violence. Opportunities include indi-vidual/family/group psychotherapy, psycho-diagnostic assessments,
sexual abuse evaluations, community outreach, crisis intervention,
school-based therapy, family therapy, early intervention, and parent/
child interaction therapy. Fellows
receive training on evidence based
treatment and participate in several weekly seminars including:
Advanced Psycho-diagnostic assessments, Counter-transference and
the Therapeutic Process, and Assessment of Sexual Knowledge. Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking
applicants are strongly encouraged
to apply. Postdoctoral stipends are
available with additional benefits.
Send letter of interest, curriculum
vitae, a copy of a recent child psycho-diagnostic assessment evaluation and three letters of references to: Jennifer Vargas Pemberton,
Ph.D., Director of Training, Child &
Family Guidance Center, 8550 Balboa Blvd., Suite 150, Northridge,
CA 91325. Additional information can be obtained at our website:
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
PROGRAM: Counseling and Psychiatric Service of Georgetown University is offering two positions for
post-internship/post-doctoral training for the academic year starting
The American Psychological Association (APA) is seeking a senior-level psychologist for
the position of Executive Director for its Science Directorate. The APA Science Directorate
is one of the four key content-area components of the APA Central Office (along with the
Education, Practice, and Public Interest directorates), and its Executive Director is a member of the APA Executive Management Group, reporting to the APA CEO.
The Executive Director supervises and oversees the Science Directorate and is responsible
for major APA program areas related to science, including science policy and government
relations, research ethics, psychological testing and assessment, scientific awards, summer
research training, and communications with the scientific community and general public.
The position also includes responsibility for the APA Center for Workforce Studies and the
APA Library and Archives. In collaboration with APA boards and committees, the Executive
Director plans and implements policy and program development in all matters related to
psychological science. The Executive Director acts as liaison to the other APA directorates,
the Board of Directors, and to major APA boards, committees, programs, and divisions on
all science initiatives. The Executive Director also develops and maintains contact with senior-level officials in scientific organizations and associations and government agencies related
to psychological science and broader science issues.
Requirements include a doctoral degree in psychology and a minimum of 12 years
postdoctoral experience in teaching, academic administration, public policy or other
fields related to psychology and science. In addition, Executive Director candidates must
be competent in administration, strategy development, and fiscal management and should
possess strong communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills. Benefits and salary
are commensurate with experience.
If interested, please apply online: http://www.apa.org/careers/apa-jobs/index.aspx.
All applications must include a cover letter and resume/CV.
All inquiries in reference to this position should be sent to:
L. Michael Honaker, PhD ( firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications
will be accepted until position is filled; however, those interested
are strongly encouraged to apply prior to March 13, 2015.
The American Psychological Association is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Women, ethnic minorities and other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.
APA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR SCIENCE