Postdoctoral Fellowship

Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship 2016-2017

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) is one of the nation's leading pediatric centers for the treatment of orthopedic conditions and sports injuries, as well as certain related arthritic and neurological disorders and learning disorders, such as dyslexia. Patients receive treatment regardless of the family’s ability to pay. For more information about TSRHC, please visit our website at scottishritehospital.org
The TSRHC Psychology Department assists children and their families cope with congenital and acquired orthopedic, neurologic, rheumatologic and related conditions. We invite applicants for a one-year post-doctoral fellowship in Pediatric Psychology, combining clinical, educational and research activities.
The fellowship offers advanced clinical training in the following areas:

  • Outpatient assessment, pre-surgical evaluations, and brief psychotherapy/intervention to children and families with chronic medical conditions
  • Consultation/liaison as part of interdisciplinary ambulatory care clinics
  • Inpatient consultation and treatment including: adjustment to chronic medical conditions; surgery preparation and education, pain management, long-term hospitalization; and recovery/rehabilitation
  • Medical rounds, conferences and other didactic opportunities
  • Research

Applicants should have a doctorate from an APA-accredited program and APA-accredited internship experience with a focus on pediatric evidence-based interventions. Experience in a hospital setting is preferred. Salary and benefits are competitive. Dedicated time for licensure preparation is also included.   Expected start date is week of August 28, 2017.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and three letters of reference to the Psychology Department (electronic submission preferred):
Sandy Roland, Ph.D., ABPP
Psychology Department - Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, Texas 75219
Applications will be accepted through January 4, 2017. Onsite interviews will be scheduled late January and early February 2017. We will follow the APPIC uniform notification date of 2/27/17.