Postdoctoral Fellow in Clinical Psychology, Athletic Medicine
Employee Type: AP-Administrative Professional
Position Number: 128459
Work Location: Pullman
Summary of Duties: The Department of Athletic Medicine at Washington State University is pleased to announce an opening for a postdoctoral fellow in clinical psychology for the 2019-2020 year. This position is housed within the Athletic Medicine Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, and has a strong training focus on integrated, multi-disciplinary team-based approach to care. Our department values strong collaboration and communication regarding patient care, and clinical psychology staff work closely with Athletic Medicine colleagues in caring for each patient, including primary care/sports medicine physicians, nutritionists, physical therapists, athletic trainers, orthopedic surgeons, and other health professionals.
The integrated clinical psychology team provides care to approximately 450 Division I NCAA collegiate athletes, including annual mental health screenings, routine mental health treatment, crisis evaluation/intervention, group treatment, and education/outreach. We also staff an open-hours clinic integrated within the primary care sports medicine clinic, with opportunities for warm-handoffs and joint appointments with primary care/sports medicine physicians. Applicants with interest in program development and collaboration with other departments on campus may have additional opportunities as they arise, as our department values ongoing growth and development as well as cross-disciplinary collaboration across the university and local communities.
Required Qualifications: Positions require a Bachelors degree and three (3) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. Experience leading or directing the work of others. A Masters degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. With a new President (Dr. Kirk Schulz began as the University’s 11th president in June 2016) and a new Vice President of Finance and Administration (Stacy Pearson started in March 2017); the University community is energized and excited.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carne...gie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.