The UC Davis Early Psychosis Program is recruiting a 100% time Bilingual (Spanish preferred) clinical psychology post-doctoral fellow to start July 1, 2022. The UC Davis Early Psychosis Programs provide comprehensive early intervention outpatient care for youth and young adults (ages 12-30) with serious mental illness.

How to apply

Applications should include:

  • Cover letter
  • CV (including undergraduate and graduate GPA)
  • List of 3-4 professional references

Please send all materials via email to Jessica Windhaus ( by May 31, 2022.

Position responsibilities

The responsibilities of this position are to provide direct clinical services in both English and another language, using gold-standard clinical and functional assessments (SIPS, SCID), culturally responsive evidence-based individual, family and group interventions (including CBT for Psychosis, Multi-family group, Trauma Integrated CBTp).

The incumbent will also provide outreach and training to community agencies and educational settings on early identification and prevention of psychosis in areas of expertise such as assessment, diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment strategies, as well as provide support for outcomes evaluation related to program implementation and client outcomes. Roles related to research will also be provided as appropriate. Services may be provided in a variety of clinical, research and community settings.

The successful applicant will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and attend weekly team and supervisory meetings to ensure fidelity to the program model and coordination of care. The post-doctoral fellow will work under the supervision of Tara Niendam, Ph.D., Laura Tully, Ph.D., and Daniel Shapiro, Ph.D.

Previous experience and career interests

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical psychology or a related field, previous experience in an early psychosis treatment program or community program serving youth with serious mental illness, previous research experience to early psychosis, and an interest in developing a career related to improving access to or quality of mental health services for youth with serious mental illness.

This is an ideal position for someone interested in pursuing a career related to training, implementation and evaluation for early psychosis care in community settings.

Other details

  • Opportunities to accrue clinical hours and supervision toward licensure will be available.
  • Supervision in Spanish is available.
  • We offer a competitive package of salary and benefits.
  • The position is supported by a one year contract with the opportunity to renew based on performance and availability of funding.