Job/Volunteer Opportunities at PATSS

Program for Anxiety & Traumatic Stress Studies (PATSS) -Psychiatry Department 

Postdoctoral Fellowship – Immediate Start  

Weill Cornell Medicine and the Program for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Studies (PATSS) is seeking a fulltime postdoctoral fellow to start immediately. Postdoctoral fellows will participate in clinical and research endeavors targeting survivors of trauma, which may include populations such as healthcare workers caring for COVID-19 patients, MST survivors, active-duty service members, veterans and their family members, and other trauma populations, including burn and World Trade Center survivors. 

Training will be provided in state-of-the art-clinical assessment and treatment of trauma-related diagnoses distance technologies for the provision of treatment and virtual reality simulations in the treatment of trauma. Responsibilities include conducting assessments, providing evidence-based treatments, serving as project coordinator, aiding in recruitment, and other clinical and administrative roles. The individual will be an integral member of a vibrant trauma program. 

Applicants should have the following qualifications: 1) doctorate from an APA-accredited doctoral program; 2) completion of an APA-accredited internship; 3) eligible for a New York State limited permit or have a New York State psychology license; 4) demonstrated interest in trauma. Interest in CBT, PTSD, and trauma treatment is preferred, as is a strong background in clinical research (scientist-practitioner). We anticipate hiring 1-2 postdoctoral fellows. 

Diversity is one of Weill Cornell Medicine’s core values and is essential to achieving excellence in patient care, research, and education. We welcome applications from candidates who share our commitment to fostering a culture of fairness, equity, and belonging. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information. 

Interested parties should: 

Apply by emailing the following materials to Research Coordinator Olivia Baryluk:

      o Cover letter 

      o CV (with references) 

      o Two letters of recommendation 

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Start date is immediate. 

JoAnn Difede, PhD

Director, Program for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Studies

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