Career Opportunities

Society for Health Psychology
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Florida
  • 55,000 USD / Year

Florida State University, College of Medicine

We have 1 position available!

The Florida State University College of Medicine is accepting applications for Fall 2024 for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in Clinical Health Psychology with focus on Primary Care. Fellows function as an integral part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team in Family Medicine, Pediatrics, and Women’s Health clinics. Primary duties include health psychology screenings, assessments and interventions, consultations with physicians, prevention and wellness interventions as well as mental health triage. Fellows rotate through the primary care clinics in the Lee Health System or the Healthcare Network. Fellows participate in teaching medical students and residents. The Program is a member of APPIC.

The FSU College of Medicine is a community based medical school with mission to develop healthcare providers who practice patient-centered health care, discover and advance knowledge, and are responsive to community needs, especially the underserved populations of Florida. The Fellowship consists of five Fellows. Located in southwest Florida, the Consortium encompasses training in Ft. Myers and Immokalee. The area is well-known for its beautiful beaches (Sanibel Island, Captiva, Ft. Myers Beach) and the Everglades. Weather allows for year-round outdoor activities (boating, bike trails, sports) and cultural events. Florida State University is designated a preeminent research university in the state and ranks 19th nationally. All institutional support is available to the fellows. FSUCOM is home to the Center for Child Stress & Health, an affiliate of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network which provides opportunities for research participation for interested Fellows.

Lee Health – Fellows train at the outpatient clinics of Lee Health System http://www.leehealth.org in Ft. Myers. The Lee System is the largest health system in Lee County with both outpatient clinics and hospitals. Lee Health is a clinical training site for a variety of health professions and serves as home to the FSU College of Medicine Family Medicine Residency Program. Fellows provide their clinical work in primary care outpatient clinics including the Family Residency Program, a community health clinic and a Family Medicine clinic. The patient population is reflective of the overall population of Ft. Myers with both child and adult care.

Eligibility: Completion of an APA accredited doctoral program in Clinical or Counseling Psychology (PhD/PsyD) as well as an APA accredited internship. Candidates should be committed to training in primary care and in culturally appropriate care consistent with the mission of the Florida State University College of Medicine.

Benefits: Stipend of $55,000 plus benefits package that includes health insurance, vacation and sick time as well as annual professional development leave and stipend.

How to Apply: Materials can also be submitted directly to the Program Director- Natalie A. Rivera-Morales, PhD at Natalie.rivera@med.fsu.edu or our Program Manager – Ashley Butler at ashley.butler@med.fsu.edu .

Application consists of a cover letter stating why you are interested in our program, a CV, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation including one from an internship supervisor and one from your graduate program.

Deadline: Position is available until filled.

Interviews are available in-person or via ZOOM. Applicants are welcome to visit our program by making arrangements through our Program Manager.

To apply for this job please visit med.fsu.edu.