Postdoctoral Fellowship in Integrated Behavioral Pediatric Psychology - Munroe-Meyer Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Posted: Wednesday, January 9, 2019


Postdoctoral LEND Fellowship in Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
2019-2020 Academic Year

The Munroe-Meyer Institute at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska invites applicants for its Postdoctoral Fellowship in Integrated Behavioral Pediatric Psychology beginning as early as July 2019, with August and September start dates available.  Applications due January 15th, 2019 and interviews will take place in January or February 2019. 

Postdoctoral LEND Fellowship in Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

  • 1 position in Omaha, NE (Start date August 1, 2019)- BCBA (or BCBA eligible) is highly preferred for this position
  • Fellows will provide outpatient services at the Munroe Meyer Institute, participate in interdisciplinary clinics with developmental medicine, and provide consultation and support for community agencies providing services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Responsibilities will include conducting functional behavioral assessments and developing function-derived intervention plans within individual and family therapy to address a variety of behavioral health concerns. Additionally, opportunities for consultation with physicians, medical staff, as well as job sites, group homes and community agencies will be available.
  • Psychological evaluation techniques may include cognitive measures, structured interviews and observations, social/emotional evaluations, as well as opportunities to complete comprehensive evaluations for developmental concerns.
  • Minor rotations may include participation in the MMI Transition Services Team and/or staff training contracts with community service providers.
  • The postdoctoral fellows in this position will also spend a portion of their time participating in research related to AIDD with possible opportunities for presentations at regional and national conferences as well as publication. Participation in student supervision and training activities may also be available.

Requirements:
Preference is given to applicants who have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA-Accredited doctoral program and have completed an internship from an APA-accredited program, with degree requirements met by the first day of fellowship. Preference is given to applicants who also have been certified by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board. Post docs must have a driver's license and the ability to travel to outreach clinical sites.  Additionally, applicants must be eligible for a licensed mental health practitioner credential within the state of Nebraska to obtain an LMHP or credentialed as a certified behavior analyst by the start date of fellowship (http://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Documents/brochure.pdf)

Applicants willing to train in or with goals of living and providing psychological services in underserved/rural areas in Nebraska will receive special consideration 


Materials required will include:

1.      Cover letter, describing the following:

  • Statement of interest and fit with position
  • Date (or anticipated date) of dissertation defense
  • Anticipated date of degree conferral
  • Current direct post-masters clinical hours and anticipated number of direct post-masters clinical hours (as of May 1st, or 2 months prior to anticipated start date) Direct hours include interviewing, therapy, case conferences, behavioral observations and management, evaluations, treatment planning, testing, consultations, and biofeedback.
  • Names of recommenders who will be sending letters

2.      Curriculum vitae (CV)
3.      Three letters of recommendation (sent directly from referees)

 

Additional Information:
Munroe-Meyer Institute:  http://www.unmc.edu/mmi/
Program website:  http://www.unmc.edu/mmi/departments/psychology/index.html


Please send all application material via email to:

Jennifer Burt, Ph.D.
jburt@unmc.edu