Rothman Center for Pediatric Neuropsychiatry



The USF Rothman Center invites applications for a clinically-focused post-doctoral fellowship position in Anxiety/OCD-Spectrum (including OCD, Tourette and related disorders: trichotillomania, skin picking, hoarding, selective mutism, 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, adults, youth with autism spectrum disorder, are available. 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. Individuals who completed our fellowship have obtained competitive 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: Summer/Fall 2019. 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 Letters of recommendation will be requested pending initial discussion.      


RESEARCH POSITION:  POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW (preferred); Other Qualified Applicants will be considered based on experiences. The USF OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders Program/Rothman Center for Neuropsychiatry is accepting applications for a clinical research post-doctoral position. The estimated start date is ASAP due to grant start-up. This is a grant funded position – experience in Tourette/Tic Disorders preferred but not required. The candidate will conduct and supervise mental health screenings in pediatric primary care. Minimal documentation/reports. The ideal candidate must work well independently, recruit effectively in a multidisciplinary health system, and communicate effectively with patients, parents and physicians.  The initial position duration is 1 year with possible renewal for 1-2 additional years depending on funding. Location is in Tampa, Florida with occasional meetings at our program’s setting in St. Petersburg. Opportunities for expanded duties/research can be discussed.   Candidates with other qualifications (i.e. not postdocs) may be considered – especially with Tourette expertise. NIH postdoctoral pay scale. Full time position with health benefits.   

Interested candidates please contact Adam Lewin  and include a CV.