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Postdoctoral Fellowships at
The Emily Program, Twin Cities, MN

Applications for two fellowship openings are welcome. Fellowships begin and end at the turn of each scholastic year (approximately Sept.-Sept.) Application submittals and interviews are currently being held on a rolling basis.

Position Summary:

The Emily Program, Twin Cities offers Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowships in adult eating disorder specialty services. The Emily Program provides advanced clinical therapy training with a primary concentration in the treatment of eating disorders. This fellowship will include direct contact with clients with eating disorder diagnoses as well as team involvement with therapy, dietetic, psychiatry, yoga, art therapy and medical professionals. The position responsibilities include individual and group interventions, with much of the group work being intensive program therapy and therapy meals


All applicants must have:

  • Completed all requirements for their PhD/PsyD, including dissertation defense or equivalent and internship (preferably APPIC member) prior to beginning their appointment;
  • Stated desire to work in the field of eating disorders; and
  • Stated desire to work with clients and their families.

Training term, stipend, and benefits

This full-time fellowship involves approximately 24 hours per week of client contact, with one hour of individual supervision and multiple group supervision opportunities per week, and 2-3 training specific didactic experiences per month. Stipend is $47,000 for the year and benefits include health insurance options, education hours and paid time off accrued throughout the year.

How to apply:

Please submit your application including contact information for three references, a cover letter and CV. Specifically, in your cover letter, please be sure to address the following: your interest in eating disorders treatment and in the Emily Program specifically; prior experience and interest in co-morbid disorders; any prior experience and interest in working in intensive programs (full and partial day-treatment programs); experience co-facilitating groups; any prior experience and interest in training and development; your working and evolving philosophy on the self as therapist; and, shorter-range and longer-term career goals. Applications can be submitted by sending your cover letter, references contact information and curriculum vitae as attachments to Dr. Arikian at the email address below no later than by January 21st, 2021. Reference persons can also forward any additional letters of recommendation to the email provided below. Please also direct any questions to the Postdoctoral Training Coordinator at aimee.arikian@emilyprogram.com or by phone 651-645-5323 ext. 1294.

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