Postdoctoral Fellowship

Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship 2015-2016

The Psychology Department at TSRHC in Dallas, Texas invites applicants for a one-year post-doctoral fellowship in Pediatric Psychology, combining clinical, educational and research activities. The fellowship offers advanced clinical training in consultation/liaison as part of multidisciplinary clinics, outpatient assessment and therapy, and inpatient pediatric orthopedics including areas related to adjustment to chronic medical conditions, surgery preparation and education, pain management, long-term hospitalization. There is an opportunity to rotate in a multidisciplinary sports medicine clinic.  
Fellows maintain an active outpatient caseload, protected time for licensure preparation, research in areas of interest and a year-long project. Educational opportunities include Orthopaedic Conference, Grand Rounds, Hand Conference, journal club, team rounds and weekly departmental case conferences.
Specific patient populations include, but are not limited to, children with acute, procedural and chronic pain; rare orthopaedic conditions and syndromes; Tuberous Sclerosis Complex and other neurological disorders; Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and other pediatric rheumatoid conditions. 

How to Apply

Applicants should have a doctorate from an APA-accredited program and APA-accredited internship experience with a focus on pediatric or child evidence-based intervention. Experience in a hospital setting is preferred. Salary and benefits are competitive. Expected start date is September 1, 2015.

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.
Psychology Department - Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, Texas 75219
Applications will be accepted through January 8, 2015.  Onsite interviews will be scheduled early February 2015.