How to Apply

PRE-DOCTORAL INTERNSHIP

The Research Scholar position in Recovery-Oriented Therapy programs is a 1-year predoctoral internship educational position. Duties will include implementation, program evaluation, and research – all focused upon Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy. The Research Scholar, in partnership with senior staff, will provide training to staff in a variety of treatment settings (e.g. inpatient hospital units, residential programs, community-based services) focused on individuals with serious mental illness. This predoctoral internship serves as the final requirement for completion of a doctoral program in clinical psychology.  Applicants should have earned a master’s degree and be currently a doctoral candidate. This internship will serve as your final requirement for completion of a doctoral program in clinical psychology.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

The Center offers Postdoctoral Research Fellowships for individuals who have a significant interest in cognitive therapy, dissemination, schizophrenia and learning CT-R. Specifically, our mission is to develop professionals who will become leaders in the field of psychological approaches that promote recovery for individuals with schizophrenia. Under the direction of Aaron T. Beck, M.D., and Paul Grant, Ph.D., our program includes basic research in schizophrenia, clinical trials of innovative treatments for the disorder, and dissemination and implementation of these treatment protocols into community mental health centers and psychiatric hospitals. We have been recognized for our cutting edge work in this field. Applicants should have earned a Ph.D., Psy.D., or equivalent in psychology or related field and had previous training in CT, severe mental illness, or dissemination/implementation. We especially encourage bilingual candidates to apply.

How to apply

Please email curriculum vitae, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation to Dr. Aaron T. Beck, M.D. (abeck@pennmedicine.upenn.edu), Dr. Paul Grant (pgrant@aaronbeckcenter.org), and Dr. Ellen Inverso (einverso@aaronbeckcenter.org)