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Drexel University Clinical Postdoctoral Fellow, WELL Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Clinical Postdoctoral Fellow, WELL Center Job no: 492885 Work type: Full-Time Location: University City - Philadelphia, PA Categories: College of Arts and Sciences, Drexel UniversityAbout DrexelDrexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, and a major engine for economic development in the region. Drexel has committed to being the nation's most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.Job SummaryThe WELL Center (drexel.edu/wellcenter) is currently recruiting for a Clinical Postdoctoral Fellow under the supervision of Adrienne Juarascio, PhD.The position entails working as a study therapist on NIH-funded clinical trials examining innovative treatments for eating disorders. These projects include, but are not limited to: (1) A trial testing the added efficacy of a smartphone app using innovative sensor technology to CBT for transdiagnostic binge eating; and (2) a Multiphasic Optimization Strategy (MOST) trial to evaluate the independent efficacy of components of mindfulness and acceptance treatments for transdiagnostic eating disorders.The position is fully clinical, with 100% of time dedicated to direct clinical contact, case management, individual and group supervision (2-4 hours per week), and administrative duties related to clinical work. The majority of the fellow's time will be spent in delivering individual, outpatient manualized treatments (e.g., CBT) for eating disorders to support ongoing clinical trials, but opportunities for group treatment and provision of treatment through the WELL Clinic may be available. The fellow will carry a caseload of approximately 25 individual patients and will gain sufficient hours for licensure after 1 year. This training experience is designed to build expertise in clinical research in the area of eating disorders.The ideal candidate will have a doctorate in clinical psychology and have experience with CBT and mindfulness and acceptance-based treatments for eating disorders. Training and experience with evidence-based, manualized, and/or cognitive behavioral treatments for psychopathology (e.g., anxiety, depression, eating disorders) are required.Essential FunctionsProvide individual and group outpatient clinical treatment servicesProvide initial evaluation and diagnostic assessmentsTimely completion of clinical notes/formsParticipate in weekly peer supervision meetingsOther related duties as assignedRequired QualificationsPh.D. in Clinical PsychologyAt least 1 year of training and experience with evidence-based, manualized, and/or cognitive behavioral treatments for psychopathology (e.g. anxiety, depression, eating disorders).Preferred QualificationsTraining and experience in eating disorder and obesity treatment in adolescents and adults.Physical DemandsTypically sitting at a desk/tableLocationUniversity CityAdditional InformationThis position is classified as Exempt with a salary grade of J. For more information regarding Drexel's Professional Staff salary structure,Special Instructions to the ApplicantPlease make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.Review of applicants will continue until a suitable candidate pool is identified. Advertised: Nov 6 2020 Eastern Standard Time Applications close: Mar 6 2021 Eastern Standard TimeDrexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status a