Postdoctoral Fellowship in Psychology in the Public Interest – Rural Emphasis

Apr 07, 2020

Join the WICHE Behavioral Health Program, a dynamic regional organization, and sharpen your consultation, program evaluation, and research skills in the beautiful city of Boulder.  The WICHE Behavioral Health Program continues its tradition of introducing psychologists-to-be to community and consulting psychology. Under the supervision of a licensed clinical psychologist, the Behavioral Health Program Post-Doctoral Fellow will learn about rural state and local government behavioral health service delivery systems, behavioral health workforce development through strategic initiatives and training, clinical consultation, and program evaluation.  Opportunities for Post-Doctoral Fellow involvement may include: suicide prevention efforts, including with Veterans and with AI/AN groups; School Based Behavioral Health training or consultation; health psychology internship consortium development and support, Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and rural ACT; projects and research around rural issues in general; supporting the behavioral health data/analytics Decision Support leads in our member states, and more.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will receive a minimum of 1 hour of individual clinical supervision per week by a licensed clinical psychologist. The position requires 10% to 40% travel across the WICHE region and elsewhere in the United States. The position will be funded to attend and possibly present at one regional or national conference or forum approved by WICHE Behavioral Health Program leadership.


The WICHE Behavioral Health Program improves systems of behavioral health care and builds a highly competent behavioral health workforce for the West and beyond. We accomplish this through promoting innovation, cooperation, resource sharing, and sound public policy.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS  A doctoral degree in the psychology field is required by the start of the appointment which is flexible but must be no later than September 5, 2020; a doctoral degree in clinical, counseling, or community psychology preferred. See position announcement for additional information.

Preference given to applicants with multicultural competence and a passion to learn about behavioral health service delivery systems.

COMPENSATION   $42,000 for a 12-month position.

WICHE offers paid time off as well as Medical and Short-Term Disability Insurance.

APPLICATION   Applicants must submit a letter of interest along with a CV (including the name and contact information for at least three professional references) Liza Tupa or Dennis Mohatt

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