Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Application Process

Two postdoctoral fellow positions at Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS) at The University of Georgia’s University Health Center (UHC) are available for the 2023 – 2024 academic year. All professional degree requirements must be completed before the start date. The Fellow must have completed the doctoral program before the first day of the fellowship or have a letter verifying that all degree requirements have been met.

CAPS post‐doctoral fellow positions are designed for new professionals who are interested in meeting the requirements for psychologist licensure in the state of Georgia. The program meets all requirements for licensure in the state of Georgia, is designed to provide 1500 hours of supervised work experience within a 12‐month period and includes a minimum of 500 direct contact hours. Fellows will work in a highly utilized multidisciplinary university health center. Fellows will provide clinical services to students and eligible individuals that include short‐term individual and group counseling and psychotherapy, walk‐in and brief evaluation, clinical assessment, diagnosis, referral to appropriate resources, crisis intervention, outreach, consultation, and after‐hours on‐call service.

The tentative start date for the 2023 – 2024 post‐doctoral fellow position is August 1, 2023. The stipend is $45,000. Fellows are eligible for benefits which include health and dental insurance, retirement, annual and sick leave, exercise facilities, library privileges, and professional development and licensure preparation time. EPPP study materials are provided. Professional development funding in the amount of $250 is allotted and may be used at the discretion of and approval by the Associate Director for Training. Please see www.uhs.uga.edu/caps/postdoc for more information about the CAPS post‐doctoral program.

Minimum Qualifications

At the time of application post‐doctoral fellow applicants must demonstrate successful completion of all counseling or clinical psychology American Psychological Association (APA) accredited doctoral degree requirements with the exception of Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) member internship or its equivalent) and dissertation.

Completion of all counseling or clinical psychology APA‐accredited doctoral degree requirements and APPIC member internship (or its equivalent) must be met and verified by the start date. The Fellow must have received a doctoral degree before the first day of the fellowship or have a letter from Director of Graduate Studies verifying that all degree requirements have been met.

Desired Qualifications

  • Background in a University Counseling Center
  • Background and/or interest in working in an interdisciplinary medical and behavioral health setting
  • Commitment to providing multiculturally‐informed services with understanding of the impact of salient intersecting identities on a student’s experience accessing and navigating health care systems

Program Description

The UHC is a unit of the Division of Student Affairs and has served the students of the University of Georgia since 1917. It is Joint Commission accredited and is a fully integrated medical facility. The CAPS post‐doctoral fellowship program is registered with APPIC and provides clinical training to students seeking graduate degrees in a range of mental health fields. Our APPIC number is 9978.

Application Procedure / Required Application Materials

  1. Interested individuals must apply for the Clinical Resident-UHC positions on the UGA employment website: www.ugajobsearch.com/postings.
  2. In addition, please send the following materials to Randi Davis, Operations Manager, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu.
  3. Prospective hires will be subject to a background investigation per University System of Georgia policies.
  4. Cover letter that details clinical experience and expresses professional goals related to CAPS postdoctoral program. Names and phone numbers of three professional references that can be contacted by phone should also be included.
  5. Current curriculum vitae
  6. Three letters of reference

Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Human Resources (https://hr.uga.edu/). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests. The prospective hire for this position will be subject to a background investigation per University System of Georgia policies.

Prospective hires will be subject to a background investigation per University System of Georgia policies.

“The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.”

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Starting Date: August 1, 2023
Search Chair: Randi Davis, Operations Manager