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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Clinical Fellow in Memphis, Tennessee

The Department of Psychology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is seeking applications for postdoctoral fellowships with an emphasis on children with cancer, hematological disorders including sickle cell disease, and infectious diseases (HIV/AIDS) and childhood cancer survivors. The primary goal of the fellowship program is to rigorously train future pediatric psychologists in the provision of clinical service and research with pediatric patients with cancer, hematological disorders, and HIV/AIDS. Postdoctoral positions in pediatric psychology are available in our Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

We have 1-year clinical track, 2-year clinical-research track, and 2-year research track fellowship positions with flexibility in the balance of clinical and research responsibilities.

This is a 1-year or 2-year commitment with flexibility given to fellows with regard to balance of clinical and research responsibilities based on fellowship track. Fellows receive clinical training in assessment and intervention with infants through young adults.

Openings are available in the following research areas:

  • Sleep disruptions in children with cancer

  • Cancer predisposition and adjustment in families of children with cancer

  • Social outcomes in children with cancer

Clinical populations served include infants, children, adolescents, and young adults with cancer, sickle cell disease and other hematological disorders, and HIV/AIDS. Positions emphasize clinical investigation and offer supervised clinical hours for those desiring licensure. St. Jude is a recognized APPIC member. Opportunities for collaborations are available with the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center and the University of Memphis, Department of Psychology. Salary is competitive and consistent with NIH fellowship guidelines.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is a premier center for research and treatment of potentially fatal childhood diseases, including cancer and certain blood, genetic, and immunodeficiency disorders. The hospital's mission is to advance cures and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. St. Jude is dedicated to providing unsurpassed patient care and to advancing the health of children through biomedical research. Consider St. Jude for your Clinical Training.

  • PhD or PsyD in clinical, counseling, or school psychology from an APA- or CPA-accredited doctoral program. For research tracks, PhD from a relevant discipline.

Completed online applications are requested by December 15, 2021; however applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

The following materials must be submitted using the APPA CAS:

  • Cover letter

  • Curriculum vitae (CV)

  • Three letters of recommendation (called “evaluations” by the APPA system), including one from internship director

  • Statement from graduate program training director verifying date doctoral requirements will be met

  • An official graduate transcript

COVID-19 vaccine:

As of September 10, 2021, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious accommodation, as a condition of employment.

EEO Statement: St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

No Search Firms:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. Please do not call or email. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee or other representative at St. Jude via email, the internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place and approved by HR will result in no fee being paid in the event the candidate is hired by St. Jude.

Posted Job Title: Clinical Fellow

WITS Req ID: 46527

Street: 262 Danny Thomas Place

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