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POSTDOCTORAL CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP IN CHILD & ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY - ANXIETY/OCD/TOURETTE AND RELATED DISORDERS - AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS.

The USF Rothman Center invites applications for a post-doctoral clinical fellowship position in anxiety (including OCD, Tourette and related disorders: trichotillomania, skin picking, hoarding, selective mutism, body dysmorphic disorder, mood and behavior disorders). Successful candidates will be involved in clinical evaluation and treatment of children, adolescents and adults with anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders. The primary duties for this position will be providing evidence based cognitive-behavioral treatment to youth and their families. Opportunities for work with specialized populations – e.g., early childhood intervention, older adults, youth with autism spectrum disorder, are available. Opportunities may exist for PCIT training. Assessment and testing experience is available if desired. Although the primary responsibilities of the position are clinical in nature, ample time and opportunities are available for professional development, grant-related and independent research. Most trainees participate have published and/or presented at professional conferences. Supervision of graduate students and lecturing opportunities are also provided.

The University of South Florida’s Rothman Center is a multidisciplinary program with studies funded by NIH, the CDC, and several foundation sources. Program psychology faculty include: Drs. Heather Agazzi, Jillian Childress, Betty Horng, Adam Lewin, Omar Rahman and Eric Storch. Individuals who completed our fellowship have obtained jobs in academia, hospitals/medical centers, independent and group practices.

Applicants should have completed their doctoral degree (inclusive of internship) by the start of employment. Search remains open until positions are filled – Rolling Start. Located in sunny St. Petersburg, FL, a community offering a relaxed, low-cost but high-quality lifestyle. Private office, highly competitive salary and fringe benefits. Anticipated start: Rolling – Present until Early Fall 2017. Appointment is for 1 year but most fellows choose to renew and remain for 2 years.

To apply, send a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and names/permission to contact three references: Adam B. Lewin, Ph.D., ABPP, Program Director, Psychology Services, University of South Florida Pediatrics – Rothman Center for Neuropsychiatry, 880 6th St. South Suite 460, Child Development and Rehabilitation Center at All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 or alewin@health.usf.edu. Letters of recommendation will be requested pending initial discussion.