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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Eating Disorders, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Eating Disorders
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders (CEED) in the Department of Psychiatry at the UNC-CH School of Medicine invites applications for a Clinical Post-Doctoral Fellowship Position. This is a full-time, two-year position with a flexible start date of August or September 2020. The UNC CEED is an evidence-based program that provides outstanding multidisciplinary inpatient and outpatient care for individuals with eating disorders. The fellow’s primary responsibilities will include conducting comprehensive eating disorder evaluations and providing individual, group, and family-based psychotherapy treatments. Advanced training and supervision will be provided on both inpatient and outpatient levels of care. Our training philosophy is based on the scientist-practitioner model: we provide fellows with advanced skills in the practice of psychology and integrate research and clinical services in a specialized eating disorder treatment facility. The CEED works with a number of trainees at different levels including graduate students from a variety of disciplines, psychology interns, dietitians, medical students, and residents, offering the opportunity to provide supervision and also collegial interaction with peers. Following the completion of training, the fellow will be prepared to function independently at the assistant professor level within a medical school or other professional setting. The position will be primarily clinical but research opportunities may be available including access to professional development lectures and journal clubs. More information about CEED can be found on our website (

Qualified applicants will have a strong background in Clinical/Counseling Psychology and will have completed their doctoral training and internship at APA-accredited programs by the start of the fellowship year (flexible target of 9/1/2020), and must be eligible for provisional licensure in NC. A clinical or research background in eating disorders or evidence of dedication to the field of eating disorders is encouraged but not required. Experience with cognitive-behavioral therapy or dialectical behavior therapy is required.

To apply, please send a letter of interest detailing previous experience, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Maureen Dymek-Valentine, Ph.D., Letters of reference must be sent electronically, directly by the letter writer. Label all application materials in this format (Last Name fellow application month year). Applicants are encouraged to apply early in this academic year, and our final application deadline is January 15, 2020.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


(This information was submitted on November 21, 2019)

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