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Postdoc at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for RCT

  • 1.  Postdoc at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for RCT

    ICED 2020 Attendee
    Posted 26 Jul, 2021 12:42
    ***This post was approved by the AED Electronic Media Committee​​​***
    The Timko Research Group (see in the Eating Disorder Research Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is seeking a post-doctoral fellow for an NIH-funded randomized controlled trial with adolescents diagnosed with anorexia nervosa. Anticipated funding, pending final approval, will be for three years. The Shifting Perspectives study is investigating whether adding Cognitive Remediation Therapy (CRT) to traditional Family Based Treatment (FBT) improves outcome in adolescents with anorexia nervosa.

    • Deliver treatment (FBT and CRT) to families in the study
    • Clinical and research focus 
    • Opportunities for trial related research, manuscript writing, grant applications
    • Receive clinical supervision in research and clinical areas to prepare for future role in pediatric healthcare or university-based setting
    • Become a member of PolicyLab (
    • Includes sufficient clinical hours to be eligible for licensure
    • Complete all clinical and administrative documentation required for clinical practice
    • Work with a vibrant team of researchers passionate about improving outcomes for young people with an eating disorder
    Applicants will have:
    • Ph.D. or Psy.D in psychology from program accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) or the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA)
    • APA/CPA-accredited internship training.
    • Experience and training in pediatric psychology at the extern or internship level. Specific clinical training and skills in pediatric pain management, as well as the application of cognitive-behavioral, biofeedback, and family systems interventions with children and families is preferred.
    See job ad here:

    Or send a cover letter (detailing your interest and experience working with adolescent ED populations) and current CV along with the names and contact information for three references to Dr. Alix Timko ( Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. 

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