Postdoctoral Fellowships at
The Emily Program, Twin Cities, MN

We are currently accepting applications on a rolling basis for one to two fellowship openings during the 2018-2019 scholastic year.

Position Summary:

The Emily Program, Twin Cities (see our location page for Minnesota) 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, 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

The Emily Program offers a full-time (40 hours per week) fellowship on the 2018-2019 academic calendar. This full-time fellowship involves approximately 28 hours per week of client contact, with one hour of individual supervision per week, multiple group supervision opportunities and at minimum 4 hours monthly of specific didactic training experiences. Stipend is $47,000 for the year and benefits include health insurance options and paid time off accrued throughout the year.

How to apply:

Please include contact information for three references, a cover letter and CV in your application. 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 and curriculum vitae as attachments to Dr. Arikian at the email address below. Please also direct any questions to the Postdoctoral Training Coordinator at or by phone 651-645-5323 ext. 1294.

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