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University of Michigan - Mary A. Rackham Institute Fellowship

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University of Michigan, Mary A. Rackham Institute
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Starts on Friday, September 1, 2023

Applications due Thursday, December 15, 2022

We are recruiting 3 postdoctoral positions for 2023-24, one into each of our training tracks: a Child/adolescent fellow (Child Track), Autism-Spectrum Disorder-focused fellow within our child clinic (ASD Track), and an Adult fellow (Adult Track).

The University of Michigan Mary A. Rackham Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program is designed to provide advanced training in professional psychology to qualified postdoctoral psychologists. Training is based in either the Psychological Clinic, a multidisciplinary training-focused adult outpatient center, or the University Center for the Child and Family, a comparable clinic serving children and families. Both clinics have a welcoming and supportive atmosphere, and both have the option for a hybrid work environment where the fellow works part time on site and part time virtually. The training prepares fellows for state licensure through a one year full time program that provides robust, advanced training in many key professional competencies (two year option is available by mutual consent). These competencies include assessment and diagnosis, psychological testing, intervention including individual and couples therapy, consultation and interdisciplinary collaboration, multicultural competencies, clinical teaching and supervision, professionalism, ethical and legal standards, and leadership/administrative skills. These competencies are enhanced through direct clinical service with supervision from expert clinicians, participation in seminars and clinical meetings and conferences, consultation with other professionals outside the Clinic, supervision of clinical work conducted by social work and psychology students, and participation in senior staff meetings. ASD-concentrations in the child fellowship may include both ASD diagnostic evaluations and intervention (psychotherapy, onsite or in-home/in-school ABA) with possibility of hours accrual toward BCBA licensure.

Additional Information

Agency Type
APPIC Membership
APA Accredited
Recognized Specialty
Clinical Child Psychology
Emphasis or focus area
Research Time
No research time
Training Director
Michelle Van Etten Lee
Contact Email
Contact Phone
Virtual Interviews
Virtual Only
Duration in Months
Hours Per Week
# of Licensed Supervisors
Number of Positions
Applications recieved last year
Will follow APPIC Selection Guidelines
Estimated offer date
Friday, February 10 2023
Created Date
Thursday, September 29 2022
Unfilled Positions
Fringe Benefits
Generous time off benefits; Healthcare benefits also included.
Research opportunities
Minor opportunities may be available to participate in ongoing research projects. Child fellows have an option to do focused training in Autism Spectrum assessment and interventions.
Additional Comments
Our fellowship setting is in our large, outpatient, University-based training clinics, one serving adults and the other serving children/adolescents. We serve both our University campus and broader surrounding community. We have a hybrid work environment (part time virtual and part time onsite).
Application Instructions
ALL MATERIALS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED VIA APPA-CAS. Items required: 1. Letter of interest that describes educational history, career goals and relevance of training to these goals; statement of interest in placement in either the Adult or Child Fellowship, and if Child, whether there is an interest in an ASD-focused fellowship; 2. Curriculum vitae; 3. Two to three letters of recommendation; 4. Letter from your graduate program’s Training Director attesting to your readiness for a postdoctoral fellowship by Sept. 1; 5. Graduate school transcript (photocopy acceptable). Applicants will be notified of their interview status by Jan. 6, 2023. Virtual interviews will be scheduled with two or more faculty members. You will also be invited to attend an overview meeting with the clinic director and training director and a virtual team meeting and case conference. You will also either attend a virtual meeting with current fellows or be provided contact information to be in touch with current fellows. See our websites for additional information at www.psychclinic.org (adult clinic) / www.uccf.umich.edu (child clinic) / mari.umich.edu (over-arching Institute).

This record was last updated on Monday, November 14, 2022

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